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D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station

Lincoln Park Train Exhibit

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
1. D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station Marker
Inscription.  
In 1964, the Detroit, Toledo, and Ironton Railroad donated an equipped station to the Lincoln Park Railroad Exhibit. The depot behind you was moved from its original location at Uniopolis, Ohio ten miles to the south. It came complete with signal mast and telegraph equipment. The freight room is on the south end of the station, with the passenger waiting room and ticket office on the north.

The Lincoln Park Train Exhibit is maintained by the Lima Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Division and volunteers from the Allen County Historical Society. The display is the result of the dream of John H. Keller, Sr. to provide a permanent home for part of Lima's railroad heritage.
 
Erected by Lima Parks, Recreation and Forestry Division.
 
Location. 40° 44.303′ N, 84° 5.351′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is in the covered railroad exhibit area in Lincoln Park, about 500 feet ENE of the intersection of Elm Street and Bellefontaine Avenue (Ohio Route 117/309). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
2. D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station Marker
Marker is against the rear axle of the Nickel Plate Road Berkshire steam locomotive #779 coal tender.
walking distance of this marker. NKP Berkshire Locomotive No. 779 (a few steps from this marker); NKP Caboose No. 1091 (a few steps from this marker); Lima Locomotive Works (within shouting distance of this marker); James Daniel's Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Faurot Oil Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic House (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Interurban Era (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site Of Lima's First Cemetery (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
 
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D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
3. D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station
D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
4. D T & I Railroad's Uniopolis, Ohio, Station
At Lincoln Park.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,445 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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