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Railfanning in the COVID-19 Era

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page The following pictures were taken along the Sandusky District line, Lake Division in metro Columbus, Ohio; April 2nd, 2020. The first spot was Park Road Crossing in between Worthington and Lewis Center, Ohio; east of Westerville. The second spot […]

Two Daves, Impacting Legacies

An Op-Ed on two men who impacted their communities By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page I shall forever miss two Daves. One who left us in 2016, one who left us February 2020. In the ICU, I visited my dear friend Dave Weissman at OSU […]

AMREC Keeps Railroad History in Coshocton

AMREC Keeps Railroad History in Coshocton By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page AMREC (or Associated Model Railroad Engineers of Coshocton) has been a model rail standard since March of 1972. Let’s us let you know who and what they are about. Physical  Location 707 Kenilworth […]

CCRY Columbus Division Nov 2019 Update and Tour

CCRY Columbus Division Nov 2019 Update and Tour By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page 10 years ago, this past summer; a layout was born. This is the layout that not only started the Cinci Central FB Page; but the launching point for this website. I […]

Z T N T Model RR Club: Still Running Full Throttle

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page I attended the ZTNT Model Railroad Club’s open house today. They are indeed; a bright point for Downtown Zanesville. The Open House (normally scheduled one in the spring, one in the fall) is a focal event for the model […]

Exploring Cuyahoga Valley Train and Hike

Here are 5 great tips of how to enjoy the best of railroad and its host, the National Park

Troop Train Returns to Dreamsville

From the Desk of Wendy Zucal Dennison Railroad Depot Museum TROOP TRAIN RETURNS TO THE DENNISON DEPOT WITH FREE TICKETS FOR VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY Dennison, OhioBy popular request, the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum has added the Fall Foliage TroopTrain Ride back onto the Schedule on Sunday, October 20th at noon , 1:30, 3 and 4:30. These […]

Kid Themed Train Rides At Dennison Press Release

From the Desk of Wendy Zucal Dennison Railroad Depot Muesum The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum offers a new #Falliday Train Ride:  Little Engineer’s Train Ride Dennison, OhioThis fall, when the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum invites visitors to hop aboard their #Falliday Trips to celebrate the arrival of fall, there is something special for kids: The Little […]

Fostoria Rail Fest: Well Worth The Trip

Review of Fostoria Rail Festival 2019 and overview of Fostoria Rail Park By Giles Kennedy Owner/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page The 2019 Fostoria Railroad Fest aka Rail Fest (Sept. 28th, normally the 4th Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.) was an enjoyable experience. It is a […]

Age of Steam Roundhouse: Ohio History in Rail Preserved

Age of Steam Roundhouse: Ohio History in Rail Preserved By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page When Jerry Joe Jacobson set his mind to anything; he accomplish a great deal. When he sold the Ohio Central System to Genesee and Wyoming Rail in 2008; he launched […]