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Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit


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The Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit features a Nickel Plate 779, the last steam engine ever built in Lima, Ohio at the Lima Locomotive Works. You will also find a luxurious private car, built in 1883 and a Nickel Plate caboose built in 1882 and an authentically equipped 1895 country station from the DT&I Railroad. The Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit is a proud participant and feature in the Great Ohio Adventures in Learning program created by the state of Ohio. Open for outdoor viewing from sun-up 'til sun-down. For more information contact the City Parks and Recreation Department at 419-221-5195.


Address: Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit

Corner of Elm & Shawnee St.


Phone: (419) 224-9426

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