Could you imagine a 385-ton (that’s 770,000 pounds), 105-foot vehicle being propelled by nothing but the power of boiling water heated by coal? Believe it or not, this is an accurate description of Chesapeake and Ohio Engine No. 2755, an authentic steam locomotive.
Located beside the Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park, meet Naturalist Lauren Cole at 4:30 p.m. to get up close with this “iron horse.” Attendees get to step inside the cab to get an engineer’s point of view. Cole hosts this activity for two hours beginning at 4:30 p.m. and concluding at 6:30 p.m.