Warren Powelson, baby photo from around 1917.
Christmas at the Powelson house on Beechwood Drive in Elyria in the 1950s.
Warren and Margaret Powelson celebrate Christmas with great-grandson and model railroad enthusiast Joshua Drury in 1998.
Warren Powelson, working on a painting project.
Warren and Margaret Powelson, on the porch with the kids.
Warren and Margaret Powelson in the 1970s or '80s.
The Powelsons visit the Alamo.
Margaret and Warren Powelson visit Graceland.
Margaret and Warren Powelson visit the Loretta Lynn museum.
Margaret and Warren Powelson, recent years.
Warren and Margaret Powelson and two of their kids in the late 1930s.
Margaret and Warren Powelson, 1965.
Warren Powelson served briefly in the Navy at the end of World War II.
Warren Powelson, left, and his siblings in the 1920s.
Warren Powelson pulls a wagon full of kids with his tractor.
Warren Powelson sits in a wagon as a youngster in rural southeastern Ohio.
Powelson family portrait, 1960s. Front row from left: Sharen, Dave and Karen. Standing from left: Warren D., Warren, Margaret and Willard.
Warren Poweslon, wearing his white railroader's cap.
Warren Powelson pretends he's Casey Jones while visitng Casey Jones Village.
Margaret and Warren Powelson, seated, celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary in 2004. Behind them are their children, from the left, Dave, Karen Wahl, Warren D., Sharen Cheesman and Willard "Bud."
As a railroad conductor, Warren Powelson oversaw freight train operations from his office/living quarters in the caboose.
Warren Powelson catches some Zs in the comfort of the caboose of the freight train on which he was the conductor.
Warren Powelson was a husband and father, when he was drafted into service with the Navy at the end of World War II. He was sent home shortly after basic training.
Warren Powelson surveys the area behind the freight train from the caboose.
Warren Powelson, right, and a pair of fellow railroaders.
As the conductor on a freight train, Warren Powelson, pictured inside the caboose, kept a log of the journey.
Warren Powelson climbs aboard the caboose of a train that hauled freight to and from Elyria and Youngstown.