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By Mount Vernon News
January 31, 2013 8:20 am EST

 

MOUNT VERNON — With the golden age of railroading well in the past, only the Columbus and Ohio River Railroad, and its spur from Newark, remain active in Knox County. But three historic train stations still stand in Mount Vernon, and one of them has just gotten a most appropriate tenant.

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The Kokosing Valley Central Model Railroaders are in the process of moving into the basement of the Cleveland, Akron and Columbus Railway (CA&C) Depot at 501 S. Main St. The brick structure, which was completed in 1907, is owned by the city. Until recently it housed The Station Break Senior Citizens Center, and when Station Break relocated to 160 Howard St., a new home opened up for the model railroaders.

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