C & H Railroad

October 25th 2014 ~ Santa will visit the C & H Railroad Saturday 10:00am thru 2:00pm. Come out and talk to Santa and get free hot dogs chips and drinks - free train rides - bring kids cameras and lawn chairs - donations are most welcome.


Welcome Aboard-

The web site of the C & H Railroad, a twelve inch gauge line situated along the historic Oregon Trail in Northeastern Kansas dedicated to the preservation and operation of Ottaway steam locomotives, rolling stock and related railroad memorabilia.

Featured Articles-

C & H Steam Team Thank You Party-

Nightime steam run and party. . . >>>


A Celebration Of Steam-

A video tribute. . . >>>


C & H Railroad-

C & H Virtual Tour. . . >>>


Spring Steamup 2014-

Spring Steamup 2014. . . >>>


Cleanup Day-

Cleanup day at the C & H. . . >>>


Maintenance-Of-Way-

A work day at the C & H. . . >>>


Tender Construction-

New Ottaway tender build. . . >>>


Locomotive Restoration-

Ottaway restoration by Harold Chance. . . >>>


C & H Engineering-

Here on the C & H we do most of our own fabrication. . . >>>


Spring Steamup 2013-

Celebrating 10 years of C & H operation . . . >>>


C & H Santa-

Santa arrives on track number one . . . >>>


Ottaways of the past-

From the dusty C & H archives - trains from the golden age of Ottaway steam . . . >>>


Turntable Construction-

Turntable Construction Project at the C & H . . . >>>


Ottaway Restoration-

Ottaway restoration activity at the C & H . . . >>>


Sam Kibble 1945-2010-

Sam Kibble. . . >>>


Raymond H. Johnson 1922-2006-

Ray Johnson. . . >>>


Richard Smith 1936-2011-

Longtime C & H chief telegrapher ... >>>


Harold Chance 1921-2010-

Richard “Harold” Chance began Chance Manufacturing ... >>>