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Hannah and Dad’s Dayton Train Show Adventure 2017

Hannah and Dad’s Dayton Train Show Adventure 2017 By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor, The Ohio Railroader Website Founder, Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page, EST 2010   Originally; this was to be a review about the Dayton(Springfield) Train Show at the Upper Valley Mall. This is actually more about a day spent serving with Gail and […]

Mainline Tour: Miami Valley and Preview of 2017 Dayton/Springfield Train Show

Mainline Tour: Miami Valley (West Central Ohio) 2017 Dayton Train Show Preview By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor, The Ohio Railroader Website Founder, The Original Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page, EST 2010   So, as with every Mainline Tour article….we give you options for those who quite frankly do not like trains. I.E. the rest […]

Octoberbash Sweet 16 2017 on the TSRR

Tennessee Southern Octoberbash  “Sweet 16” 2017 Once again, A Great Gathering of Modelers By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Original Ohio Valley Railroad Gang To be invited again to Allen Whitaker’s home layout representing his favorite stretch of Tennessee railroading; it was a great blessing. Notable folks in attendance […]

Fostoria Railfan and Grill 2017 Photo Album

By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Original Ohio Valley Railroad Gang   What sets us apart from imitators and critics is simply this. Many of the FB page members and those whom have visited this site has call us home and appreciate what we do.   This is not […]

Fostoria: The New Railpark Queen of Ohio

By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang   The Iron Triangle of Fostoria and its Fostoria Rail Park will play host to the annual Railfan and Grill gathering on Sept 24th, 2017. http://www.fostoriaohio.org/visitors/ http://www.fostoriairontriangle.com/ The Railpark has been open to the public since the fall of […]

Buckeye Region Mainline Review

Buckeye Region Mainline Review   By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Just like our previous review of Michigan; there is so much ground to cover in the state of Ohio. Here are some places you would consider checking out; if not consider lesser known places. […]

Lake Region Mainline Review

  Lake Region (Michigan) Mainline Review Attraction notes, suggestions and places to visit in the Lake State By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang (Additional info and links provided by Denver Todd, ‘The Gregarious Railfan”)   Michigan itself is essentially two states in one. The Mainline […]

Mainline Tour: Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad

  Mainline Tour Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend 2017 Michigan’s Historical Gem in the Heart of the State By Giles Kennedy Founder/Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Administrator The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang   I have stumbled onto various great places to visit. Mid-Michigan’s Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad is no exception. […]

Track Inspection: The Ohio Railway Museum

The Ohio Railway Museum Quite Alive and Still Rolling By Giles Kennedy Owner and Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Founder and Chief Editor The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page   “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” That quote is from Mark Twain, responding to a reporter by rumors of his passing. That is […]

Track Inspection: Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum

Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum Hidden Gem in Ohio’s “North Coast Rail Belt”; 41 years as shrine to history and railroading By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder and Chief Admin The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page   To even start to write about this hidden gem in […]