Nickel Plate passenger train service through Celina ceased 50 years ago today
By William Kincaid
Fifty years ago today, the last passenger train serving Celina, train number 9 of the Nickel Plate Road, passed through the city for a final time.
New Knoxville native Daniel Meckstroth, 66, who now lives in New Carlisle, has been a member of Nickel Plate Historical and Technical Society since 1978 and has contributed numerous articles to its quarterly magazine. [More