Remarkable Ohio


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ALERT: This marker was inadvertently numbered O-257. It will be corrected to #1-5 when possible.

1-5 Hocking Valley Railway

Side A: The arrival of the Columbus and Hocking Valley Railroad in 1869 led to the decline of the Hocking Canal and assured Nelsonville’s prominence as a major shipping point of coal and industrial products. The portion of the railway from Logan in Nelsonville was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, along with steam locomotive #33 and caboose #90704.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 99 W Canal Street, 
Location: Next to tracks at the Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad
Latitude: 39.4587410
Longitude: -82.2339590