Lorain County, Ohio

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Amherst CSW&C east of town, between Oberlin and Leavitt Rd. along North Ridge Rd. IB abandoned   gone stone none culvert and abutments
Amherst LA&S southeast of town over LS&MS B abandoned   gone concrete none only abutments remain, Field checked 12/05
Amherst L&WV southeast of town over LS&MS B abandoned   gone steel none Field checked 12/05
Avon Lake LSE 34400 block of Lake Rd.(U.S.6) IC business 1897 gone brick none Beach Park depot/carbarn part of shopping complex

Elyria

CSW&C

 

ICb

business

 

gone

brick

none

 

Elyria

CSW&C

 

IP

municipal

 

gone

 

none

at old city hall, being restored

Elyria

CSW&C

Oberlin Rd.

ISh

 

 

gone

 

none

 

Grafton

CCC&StL

along track

T

display 

 

 in use

wood/metal 

CSX

restored, field checked 9/06

Lorain

LSE

1909 E. 28th St. near Seneca St.

ICb

storage

1894

gone

brick

none

South Lorain Carbarn, built by Lorain Street Railroad

Lorain

B&O

Riverfront Place

Y

rr

 

in use

concrete

CSX

Dock office. Bldg condemmed by city but still in use

Lorain Lake Terminal RR along E. 287h St. (Ohio 57) at Republic Steel plant Sh rr   in use brick Lake Terminal diesel shop and offices
Lorain Lorain & West. Va.(L&WV) Black River, SE edge of town B abandoned   gone steel none deck girder, high trestle
Lorain NYC&StL Black River, near W. 12th St. B/T rr   in use steel NS lift bridge/ bridge tower
Lorain NYC&StL above underpass on Ohio 57 on W. 11th St. M abandoned   inuse steel NS platform freight crane from freight station
Oberlin L&WV over LS&MS, just west of town B abandoned   gone steel none deck girder trestle

Oberlin

LS&MS

Plum Creek

B

trail use

 

gone

stone

none

 
Sheffield Lake Erie & Pittsburgh (this allignment never built) in French Creek Reservation over french Creek B abandoned   none concrete none abutments and piers, Field checked 12/05
Wellington L&WV over the Black River north of town B rr   in use steel   abandoned 1979, restored by tourist line, Field checked 12/05
Wellington LA&S at Black River next to L&WV bridge, north of town B abandoned   gone concrete none abutments and pier remain, Field checked 12/05

Compiled by M.J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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