Conneaut in Ashtabula County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Nickel Plate Road Berkshire Locomotive No. 755
Nickel Plate Road
Equipment located on site October 14, 1964
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 41° 56.99′ N, 80° 33.474′ W. Marker is in Conneaut, Ohio, in Ashtabula County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Depot Street and Sandusky Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker and subject locomotive are located on the Conneaut Historical Railroad Museum grounds, (former Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Passenger Depot), just east of the depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 363 Depot Street, Conneaut OH 44030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Time Ball Signal (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopper Car and CabooseConneaut Historical Railroad Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Reserve (approx. half a mile away); Conneaut Viaduct (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Western Reserve (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Western Reserve (approx. 1.9 miles away); PA-OH Border Monument (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conneaut.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Conneaut Historical Railroad Museum
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1. Nickel Plate Road No. 755. In 1944 it came with Illuminated Number board's as original equipment, in 1947 it was equipped with a Valve Pilot Speed Recorder. Some time from 1950 to 1951 a Mars Oscillating Headlight was installed on top of the Original Headlight. In 1955 it was installed with a Train Radio and an additional Turbogenerator. (Submitted on August 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Berkshire locomotive (Wikipedia). The Berkshire locomotive was so named for its testing location on (Submitted on August 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. History of the Nickel Plate Road. The New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company, popularly known as the “Nickel Plate Road”, had a storied 83-year existence. The Nickel Plate became an industry leader in the delivery of freight with its renowned "Nickel Plate High Speed Service" and mighty 2-8-4 Berkshire steam locomotives. (Submitted on August 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.