1970’s Chessie System Railway & Train Railroad

This is an 8mm color home movie from the 1970s in Ohio.  The film starts with scenery through a fast-moving train.  The film then cuts to the engine Chessie Steam Special locomotive engine #2101 of the Chessie System Railway.  There are lots of people moving to load onto the trains passenger cars.  The film shows the crew loading coal via a large claw bucket crane.   The film shows a sign for Amtrak Station in Chillicothe, Ohio.  The end of the film is the final destination for our cameraman.  It appears to the Arkon Union Station in Akron, Ohio.  According to the clock in the terminal, it’s 6:00.

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