A complete listing and detailed history of diesel locomotives operated by the Akron Barberton Belt railroad.
A growing resource filled with information and images of the magnificent steam locomotives used on the Akron Barberton Belt railroad.
The Akron Barberton Belt Railroad Historic Archive is dedicated to recording and sharing the history of Barberton, Ohio’s little railroad, the Akron & Barberton Belt – predecessor to the Wheeling and Lake Erie’s Akron Barberton Cluster Railway. Because the true history of the A&BB RR cannot be separated from the history of the communities, businesses and people it served, our work includes historical information surrounding this railroad.
Follow the A&BB from Barberton to Rittman The terminus of the A&BB heading west along the former Conrail-Erie line is at Rittman, Ohio. Follow the tracks from Barberton, through Norton (Rockcut), Wadsworth and ending at
Barberton School Series Location map for Barberton’s former Lincoln School. Satellite image 2013, Line map 1916. Build in 1911, this building served the community until its closing in 1972. After its 1973 demolition, the city
How To Paint A House Cheap These were the familiar words that started so many of J. K. Robinson‘s Carrara Paint Company ads. Each time the headline was followed by a detailed promotion of Carrara
John Kelly Robinson was a central figure in early Barberton History. He was a key investor in its creation and development, but Robinson’s influence reached far beyond the Magic City. From Telegrapher to Tycoon John