Posts Tagged ‘Lorain & West Virginia Railroad’

Tourist Railroad in Wellington

August 6, 2021

The Lorain & West Virginia is a tourist railroad based in Wellington where this photograph was made on Sept. 12, 2017. E8A No. 101 was built for the Chicago & North Western in 1950.

The railroad ran Easter trips in April and its website shows several dates for which tickets are available in October. Santa Claus trains are slated to run in November and December.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Trackside with Leviathan on Saturday

April 20, 2014


Akron Railroad Club members Edward Ribinskas and Jeff Troutman journeyed to Wellington on Saturday along with two other friends to photograph the Leviathan 63, which was pulling excursions on the former Lorain & West Virginia Railroad.

Levithan is a replica of a Central Pacific 4-4-0 that operated in the 19th century. Built by Kloke Locomotive Works, it tours the country and offers a glimpse of 19th century locomotive power.

Photographs by Edward Ribinskas