Award-winning children’s character Blippi was in Chehalis on Saturday filming video footage at the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum on the 1916 Baldwin-built Chehalis steam train for an upcoming episode of his popular children’s show.

Blippi, played by actor Stevin John, of Ellensburg, Washington, is a fast-rising star in online children’s entrainment, with his show recently reaching the coveted milestone of 1 billion views on YouTube.

Created in early 2014, John’s character, Blippi, explores real life machines and vehicles for children, among other educational categories of content geared toward children ages 2 to 6 years old.

In a few weeks, the Chehalis steam train episode will be available on YouTube, Amazon Prime, and Roku. You can also find Blippi on other popular online media content platforms such as Google Play, Kidoodle.TV and SoundCloud. Visit for more information about Blippi, his production team and more.

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