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Quarter-scale Steam Train

Come take a ride on the quarter-scale live steam Engine 901, restored by our volunteers. This little engine was originally built in the 1950s by members of the Israelite House of David in Benton Harbor, Michigan, where it ran in their amusement park until the 1970s. During summer months, we run the steam engine on most Sundays, weather permitting, or a quarter-scale diesel engine. Tours of our 1920s B&O Caboose are 1-4 pm on the first Sunday of the month, June through August.

Inside our museum building is a wonderful Lionel toy train layout from one of our members and an HO model train layout in process, as well as a railroad gift shop. We are open most weekends April through December.   Please refer to our website for our hours as they do vary during the year. Also check our website regarding special programs: Flag City Train Show, Trains Tour, Tracks To The Past, Pumpkin Train, Train of Terror & Haunted Engine House, and North Pole Express.

Static displays on our grounds include the restored Hatton Depot, a B&O Caboose, a N&W caboose, a wooden boxcar, and a Plymouth switcher.

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.
11600 County Rd. 99

Findlay, Ohio 45840

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Local Number: (419) 423-2995
Local Number: (419) 721-1175

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Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Special Hours: Hours vary - please call or check website.




Adults: 2.00
Senior: 2.00
Children: 1.00
Children pricing is for ages 1 to 12

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa



Quarter-scale Steam Engine 901

Built in early 1950s by Israelite House of David in Benton Harbor, Michigan, where it ran until mid 1970s. Restored by NWORRP volunteers and began operation in Findlay in 2003.

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  • Train Adventures
    by Discover Ohio

    One of the greatest childhood memories for many is playing with train sets. What a better way to relive these memories and create new ones with your family than by visiting the many train museums around Ohio!

    From model train sets to real-life working locomotives, you are able to have fun with your family all around Ohio. Your can begin by visiting the Cincinnati Museum Center in Cincinnati where you can learn about trains throughout history and how they were used for transportation for many Americans and also a way to transport goods. There are numerous activities to keep your children engauged while also being very entertaining for you. This is a stop for all families to enjoy!

    The next day, visit EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester. This location is home to the largest indoor model train display in the world! The kids can run around and play in the 5,000 square foot play area complete with a climbing structure, train themed interactive games, and much more. The junction is a great place to bring your family for a casual day out and also a fun location for birthday parties!

    Ohio has a lot to offer when it comes to trains. You’ll find elaborate displays throughout the state, some amazing train museums all decked out with plenty activities for the kids, fun events on-board real trains and much more just waiting to be discovered! Be sure to check out the other train locations in the list below.

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