The Gregarious Railfan
Toledo OH  43604 (population 282,313)

GPS: N 41.63840, W 83.5423 (pedestrian overpass)   Google map   

Scanner: NS 160.800 [46], 161.070 [64]

Railroad:  Norfolk Southern Dearborn Division

Description: Toledo Union Station in downtown Toledo is a beautiful Art Deco station that still serves as the Amtrak
station for Toledo. While the station itself is a place to investigate, just west of the station is a pedestrian overpass
that provides a great way to view trains on the NS Main.   
Also see: 
http://www.greatamericanstations.com/Stations/TOL

Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 15  Including Amtrak's Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited

Gregariousness quotient: Low to medium

Local breakfast: Glass City Diner, 1107 Jackson St. N 41.65707, W 83.53942 About a mile and a half north.

Local Good Food: Tony Packo’s Café, 1902 Front St. N 41.65990, W 83.50245 Delicious Hungarian Hot Dogs. (this
is the original location, There are other locations around town, same great food)

Local Pub and grub: Ye Olde Durty Bird, 2 S St Claire St. N 41.64727, W 83.53833 Lots of new upscale places
opening in the area around the new Fifth Third Field
N 41.64843, W 83.54009, home of the Mud Hens, in the last
few years.

Lodging: Best values would be out of the downtown area.
There is a Comfort Inn at 2930 Navarre Ave, N 41.63560, W 83.47813, not too far away

Visitor Info:   Destination Toledo   
“All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic; because that's when
you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.”  - John Shelby Spong
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.
January 2015
BT
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any page).  New info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at gregariousrailfan@gmail.com