Most photographs that Northeast Ohio railfans made of Ohio Central 4-6-2 No. 1293 were made on its former home rails, which are now operated by Genesee & Wyoming.
By the Pacific-type owned by Jerry Jacobson made three visits to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, that last of which occurred in September 2012.
The first excursion of that visit occurred on Sept. 8 and ran from Rockside Road Station to Indigo Lake.
It carried those passengers attending the CVSR’s 40th anniversary gala held at Hale Farm and Village.
Shown in the cab are Mark Perri (left) and engineer Tim Sposato.
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