Category Archive: Railroads

Carnies in Hudson!

The undated photograph below shows a group of Circus performers – aka ‘Carnies’ – posing at Hudson Station. If I had to choose a date, I would guess somewhere between 1870 – 1910.… Continue reading

Old Maps

Included here are four old maps, one of which is an aerial image of Western Reserve Academy before extensive construction and expansion┬áprograms of the past several decades forever changed it’s historic campus. See… Continue reading

Hidden Foundations – Part 1

Intrigued by my findings in the previous post, I decided to follow the path of the old track towards the 91/303 intersection at the center of town. It didn’t take much walking to… Continue reading

Lincoln’s Visit & Hidden Railroads

A modest commemoration to Lincoln’s visit, tucked away behind the new police station Many Hudsonites do not know that Abraham Lincoln stopped through Hudson on his way to Washington, DC. On February 16,… Continue reading