Posts Tagged ‘Brecksville’

Steam Saturday: Good Light, No Obstructions

July 2, 2021

Some of my best photographs of Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad were made during the first half of the past decade.

Here are four of my favorites with good lighting and without the crowds and the obnoxious yellow tape and orange cones. All images were made on Sept. 14, 2014.
In the top photograph the Berkshire-type locomotive steams past the CVSR Brecksville station.

That is following by two images made in Peninsula with the second of those being when the 765 was being towed on the return trip. It still looks nice even with a light stack.

The bottom image was made of the train crossing Chippewa Creek in Brecksville.

Photographs by Edward Ribinskas

Steam Saturday: Another Canadian In the Valley

May 14, 2021

Here are some of my favorites when Canadian Pacific No. 1293 visited the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad in September 2012. The show opens with a pair of images made on back-to-back days of the southbound excursion train along the Cuyahoga River at Brecksville with the iconic Ohio Route 82 bridges in the background.

Next up is a pair of views made at Everett on separate days. That is followed by two views made in Akron at milepost 43 behind the Merriman Woods housing development.

The final three images were made during a trip to Canton and are in southeast Akron near the Goodyear complex.

Photographs by Edward Ribinskas

Steam Saturday: The Classic Brecksville Image

April 10, 2021

It is the classic Brecksville photograph. A train coming south on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, the Ohio Route 82 and the Cuyahoga River reflecting it all.

In this image, we’ve gone back to Oct. 2, 1982, when the CVSR was known as the Cuyahoga Valley Line and former Grand Trunk Western 2-8-2 No. 4070 was the main attraction.

The river and Route 82 bridge are still there but the 4070 lies disassembled in Cleveland undergoing what could best be termed a slow and long-term restoration to operating condition.

Photograph by Robert Farkas