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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 […]

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Ohio N Scale Weekend Review 2019

One more day (Sunday May 19th) and the 11th Ohio N Scale Weekend will be in the books…. Major takeaways from the Saturday session… 1.The hobby is growing by leaps and bounds Not only in the technology with attendees for share pics and videos instantly; but in the way participants operating trains. 70 to 80 […]

11 Years and Rolling Strong: Ohio N Scale Weekend 2019

The 11th Annual Ohio N-Scale Weekend 2019 will be taking place at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. 4100 Columbia St., Hilliard, OH 43026.¬† The show will be open to the public Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 10A-5PM and Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 9AM-3PM. ¬†Participant events will follow closing on Friday May 17th and Saturday May […]

Fictional History of the Cinci Central

Cinci Central Transport Group Current Structure Cinci Central Railway Serving Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ontario, Missouri, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, and the Carolinas. Cincinnati Roanoke and Virginia Southern Railway Serving Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. Buckeye Heartland Railway Providing Passenger Rail Service and Light Rail Service to […]

Hocking Valley MRR Club:Bringing Model Rail to Masses

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder/Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails FB Page I have visited the Hocking Valley Model Railroad Club a few times since they have found their new home. They have a permanent layout space as part of the Smoke Stack Hobby Shop in Lancaster, Ohio.Lancaster, OH Hocking Valley […]

Trespassing RR Property is Dangerous and Illegal

Prior to my op-ed statement, an explanation and statements from myself and John Walsh, Assistant VP of Safety and Security for Genesee and Wyoming Railroads, Inc. A local photographer encouraged and allowed her subjects to climb aboard parked rail cars a few days ago near Zanesville, OH. Through the anonymous source; I communicated with G&W […]

757 Back Home in Bellevue

Dwayne Fuehring and Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum return famous Berkshire locomotive home