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Timeline

-1960

  • George Roose starts crossing the country looking for locomotives.

-1961

  • First engine purchased, Named Maud L.

-1963

  • Opening day- May.....
  • Albert is leased to the RR from Cherokee Wonderland.
  • # 22 is purchased. In bad condition, quickly re-built from an 0-4-0T to a 2-4-0 with tender.
  • Jennie K. purchased. Also quickly converted into an 2-4-0 with tender.

-1964

  • Albert finally purchased by CP&LE.
  • Victoria L. purchased.

-1968

  • # 5 purchased. Poor condition quickly re-built.

-1970

  • 4,500,000 passengers hauled, largest number of passengers ever...

-1974

  • # 5 named "Jack Foster" after the first superintendent of the RR and re-build into a 2-4-0 with tender.

-1981

  • # 22 named "Myron H." in honor of Mike "Myron" Hetrick, former superintendent of the RR.
  • Victoria L. re-named "George R." in honor of George Roose. 

-1990

  • Myron H. gets a complete overhaul by Shop Servieces of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

-1991

  • Albert runs for the last time, due to a cracked frame.

-1992

  • Jack Foster gets a complete re-build by Shop Services of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
  • Jack Foster is re-named "Judy K." after the wife of Cedar Point CEO/President Richard "Dick" Kinzel.

-1999

  • Maud L. is traded to DisneyLand RR.
  • Ward Kimball purchased through trade of Maud L. from DisneyLand.

-2005

  • Ward Kimball still out of service and remains un-named.

-2006

  • Track re-located along White Water Landing for new coaster Maverick.

-2007

  • Judy K. FINALLY getting some TLC.

If you notice anything wrong, or have something to contribute, contact me at cplerr@hotmail.com . Please put Timeline in the subject line.



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