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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

Families and Railroads Still Ties Binding

By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder/Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails FB Page On a somewhat unsure winter day; shows like the Great Train Expo gave a window to a simple thing. Whether it be the hobby of modeling, looking into history of the railroad, chasing a favorite train……Families and Railroads are […]

Model Train Shopping Guide Central Ohio

Model Train Shopping Guide of Central Ohio By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder/Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails FB Page Even with internet sales growing by the minute and storied hobby shops closing; they are dedicated hobby shops and model train stores still in the world. Here are a few right in […]

Tennessee Southern Octoberbash 2018 Photo Album

TS Octoberbash 2018 “Throwback Sessions” By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page   Going to let the pictures speak here; very humbled and blessed by Allen Whitaker for allow me to run 4 trains during the ops session… The theme was “Throwback”. Other than […]

Fostoria Railfan and Grill 2018 Photo Album

From regular visitor Brian Brown and his beloved Phyllis…to Craig Thompson from Central Ohio N-Trak and his wife….to meeting a Scotsman who resides in Kitchener, ONT, CAN (Dave the “Flying Scotsman)..to many other families…this day was indeed a great day. Especially the weather… Please when able visit the Fostoria Rail Park…it’s open 365 days a […]

Ohio Railroader Public Notice Regarding Business FB Page

Effective immediately; I will no longer seek or attempt to make profit on this website nor look to procreate business on the soon to be deleted OHRRer Business Page. Let it be known as well; no single profit has been place by any activities by The Ohio Railroader website; nor affiliated entities since starting over […]

Berea KY Area and Depot Photo Album

https://www.visitberea.com/history/bereas-ln-depot Any and all visitors info is available on the Visit Berea website…. The historic L&N Depot, Berea College, The Kentucky Artisan’s Center and Berea’s Artisan Village await you.

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad: Worth the Trip and Then Some

  Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Worth The Trip and Then Some By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page   A lot of Ohioans, Midwesterners and even folks from the Mid Atlantic and Great Lakes regions come in droves to the Great Smoky Mountains. Why […]