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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Acquires a bit of history with four Zephy cars

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | By Craig Webb, August 15, 2018Four iconic rolling pieces of railroad history will soon call the Cuyahoga Valley National Park home.The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announced Wednesday that it has acquired four Zephyr railcars for $1.5 million.The purchase includes two sleek stainless...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Powers Ahead with Campaign

Nation’s only nonprofit railroad operating in a national park becomes rare steward of original Zephyr railcars; Funds raised will help support acquisition of four historic Zephyr railcars; Fundraising campaign continues to enhance and preserve the fleet PENINSULA, OHIO, August 15, 2018 – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) marked...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad on Live on Lakeside

WKYC Channel 3, Live on Lakeside | Air date: August 1, 2018Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad President and CEO, Joe Mazur, discusses August Kids Ride Free special and Steam in the Valley. Mazur also talks about The Polar Express™  and getting early access to tickets by becoming a...

Ohio & Erie Canalway Association awards $140K to 4 Summit County projects

Cleveland.com | By Jennifer Conn, July 17, 2018AKRON, Ohio - The Ohio & Erie Canalway Association has awarded $140,000 to four Summit County projects within the Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor.Among the Summit County grantees, Summit Metro Parks was awarded $50,000 to build a...

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad on Live on Lakeside

WKYC Channel 3, Live on Lakeside | Air date: July 16Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad President and CEO, Joe Mazur, discusses the history of the railroad, family-friendly excursions and impact of CVSR volunteers.To view the video on WKYC's website click here. This segment aired on Monday,...

Nickel Plate Road 765 will return to Ohio in September

Trains.com | July 9, 2018INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765’s September just got a little busier.Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad says it will start selling tickets on Tuesday for steam excursions with the famed Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Berkshire that will take place Sept....

Source Lunch with…Joe Mazur

Crain's Cleveland Business | By Sue Walton, July 1, 2018If you ask Joe Mazur about his career, he'll say he's following the advice of his dad: "I learned from my father that you should like what you do, and then you'll never work a day...