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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 […]

Exploring Columbus with the Family and Train Spots

Exploring Columbus with the Family and Train Spots By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin and Founder Ohio Valley Rails FB Page I have owned the Ohio Railroader website for several years. Model railroaders, rail photographers and historians come from many walks of life. Just so happens ABC6/FOX 28 […]

Dennison Depot: Dreamsville USA

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page “Take me to Dreamsville, Ohio” The iconic Glenn Miller song was heard by many sailors, soldiers, airmen, marine and support personnel. The main way to get to the war-front was rail. Many in Ohio don’t know that […]

Cincinnati Museum Center: More than A Train Station

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails FB Page (Majority of article from Columbus Wired article; partner site) Basic Facts on the iconic family attraction and historical grounds per their website Cincinnati Museum Center 1301 Western AvenueCincinnati, OH 45203 Phone: (513) 287-7000Toll Free: (800) 733-2077TTY: (800) 750-0750information@cincymuseum.org Hours Monday — Sunday10 a.m. to 5 […]

North Columbus Raillines Revisited

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Admin Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page Here are some classic and updated places to railfan in Southern Delaware County and Northern Franklin County Old Lewis Center Prime parking spot: Vacant lot next to Delaware County EMS and near Lewis Center Road crossing This is located […]

Hocking Valley Scenic Revisited

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder/Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails FB Page On a lazy Sunday in June, my family made a repeat visit to the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. The railway, since 1972; has entertained thousands of visitors to the Hocking Hills Region. Whether you are camping in nearby Hocking […]

Mad River and NKP Revisited

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder/Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails FB Page https://www.madrivermuseum.org/index.html Museum Hours12:00 to 4:00 pm 253 Southwest St Bellevue, OH 44811 419-483-2222 OPEN DAILY Memorial Day through Labor Day (May, September and October Open on Weekends Only) Admission Fee $10.00 Adults $9.00 Senior (60+) $5.00 Children (5-12) Under 5 […]