Ohio Railroad History

  • The Shay Locomotive Display

    A restored narrow-gauge geared locomotive, known as the Shay Locomotive, was built in 1925 by the Lima Locomotive Works and is located at the Allen County Museum Complex.

  • Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit

    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

  • Quarter-scale Steam Train

    Come take a ride on the quarter-scale live steam Engine 901, restored by our volunteers. This little engine was originally built in the 1950

  • Marion Union Station

    More than 100

  • Train-O-Rama

    Visit Ohio's largest operating, multi-gage electric train display with 4,000