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Railroad Memorabilia Show

Categorized as: Museums & Exhibits
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Collectors will show off their private collections of railroad related items like railroad signals, plate setting ware (dinner ware) that was used in the dining cars, railroad lanterns, paperwork from different railroads, conductor hats, engineer hats, etc. Some items will be for display only by private collectors and some items will be available for purchase.

This show will provide the history of the Painesville depot from 1851 to present and how the railroads have influenced the city of Painesville and the nation.

See the Collinwood Engine 999. This is a replica of the famous New York Central engine that in May of 1893 set the land speed record of 112.5 mph.

This will also be a chance to see the progress of restoration that is taking place at the depot.

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