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Published: 8/5/2013


Toledo Magazine: Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad

Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad is marking the 50th anniversary of its opening at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

The Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad’s coal-fired trains have stopped at Funway station for half a century. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad’s coal-fired trains have stopped at Funway station for half a century.
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Fireman Thomas McGowan shovels coal during a station stop. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Fireman Thomas McGowan shovels coal during a station stop.
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The Millennium Force roller coaster towers over Funway station. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Millennium Force roller coaster towers over Funway station.
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Engineer Dan Sczesny lights the fire inside engine No. 22. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Engineer Dan Sczesny lights the fire inside engine No. 22.
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Thomas McGowan, of Morris, Ill., polishes the bell on Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive before the start of the day's operations. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Thomas McGowan, of Morris, Ill., polishes the bell on Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive before the start of the ...
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Builder's plate on Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive No. 22 Enlarge | Buy This Photo Builder's plate on Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive No. 22 "Myron H" at Cedar Point amusement park.
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Engineer Dan Sczesny checks coal in the tender of Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive No. 22 during preparations for the day's trains. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Engineer Dan Sczesny checks coal in the tender of Cedar Point & Lake Erie locomotive No. 22 during preparations for ...
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Locomotives Myron H., left, and Judy K. carry most of the Cedar Point railroad’s work load. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Locomotives Myron H., left, and Judy K. carry most of the Cedar Point railroad’s work load.
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Dan Sczesny pokes ash out of the boiler inside Cedar Point & Lake Erie steam locomotive No. 22 Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dan Sczesny pokes ash out of the boiler inside Cedar Point & Lake Erie steam locomotive No. 22 "Myron H....
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A friendly wave from the cab near Funway station. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A friendly wave from the cab near Funway station.
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Rob Chura of Cleveland and his grandson, Ethan Dalton, of Brunswick, Ohio, pause at the Funway station while a Cedar Point & Lake Erie train arrives. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rob Chura of Cleveland and his grandson, Ethan Dalton, of Brunswick, Ohio, pause at the Funway station while a Cedar ...
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A skeleton firefighting crew is among the Halloween-esque scenes set up along the track of the Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad at Cedar Point amusement park Enlarge | Buy This Photo A skeleton firefighting crew is among the Halloween-esque scenes set up along the track of the Cedar Point & ...
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A CP&LE train approaches Frontiertown station and the Mean Streak roller coaster. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A CP&LE train approaches Frontiertown station and the Mean Streak roller coaster.
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Superintendent Randy Catri has worked on the Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad since 1974. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Superintendent Randy Catri has worked on the Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad since 1974.
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Cedar Point amusement park visitors wait at a crossing while a Cedar Point & Lake Erie train enters the Funway station near the park's midway. The CP&LE has linked the midway area with Frontiertown for 50 years. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Cedar Point amusement park visitors wait at a crossing while a Cedar Point & Lake Erie train enters the Funway ...
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