Remarkable Ohio


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32-48 Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad

Side A: This rail line was the original route of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad, the first railroad to operate west of the Allegheny Mountains. The train made its initial run on October 3, 1836 from Toledo to Adrian, a total of approximately thirty miles. In 1837, a steam locomotive replaced horses as the train’s engine. The E. & K. R.R. opened markets from Lake Erie to the Michigan Territory.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, City of Sylvania, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Just E of 6700 Monroe Street, 
Location: NW corner of Monroe Street and railroad tracks
Latitude: 41.7156000
Longitude: -83.7049060