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9 Years and Rolling Ohio N Scale Weekend

Central Ohio N-Trak rolls into 9th Ohio N-Scale Weekend By Giles Kennedy Founder and Chief Editor The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang FB Page Owner and Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Information from Central Ohio N-Trak’s website on Ohio N-Scale Weekend The 9th Annual Ohio N-Scale Weekend 2017 will be taking place at the Franklin […]

Marion Union Station Revisited

An Overview of One of Ohio’s Best Railfan Spots By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor the Ohio Railroader Website Founder the Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page   I was born in Knox County, but several years lived with my father in Marion, Ohio. So, I am one of the few who has known Marion as […]

Dayton/Springfield Train Show Review 2016

Dayton Train Show At Upper Valley Mall successful weekend 2016 holds promise for future of train show site By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor/Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Founder The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Site Several model railroad clubs, vendors, and visitors made the new home of the Dayton Train Show a roaring success. The […]

Octoberbash 2016 at Tennessee Southern

Fellowship and enjoyment by modelers, pro railroaders at CSX engineer’s annual operations session Great time on a great model railroad gives joy by all who attended By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page There are many times visiting a great model railroad, pictures and […]

Steam in The Valley and Much More

Track Inspection: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Steam in the Valley and Much More By Giles Kennedy Founder, Ohio Railroader Website Chief Editor and Founder, The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang My family had visited the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad many times since my daughter Hannah was born. This particular trip on September 17th; with the visiting […]

Dayton Train Show finds new home for 2016

Loss of Hara Arena, gives new life to Upper Valley Mall in Springfield 2016 Dayton Train Show steams on By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor, The Ohio Railroader Website Founder, The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page The closure of one of Dayton’s storied conference and gathering spaces was not going to stop NMRA Div 3 […]

The Cinci Central Columbus Division 2016 and Beyond

The Cinci Central Columbus Division A Retrospective and Vision of Model Railroads and Life By Giles Kennedy Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Editor and Founder  The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang   To say my model railroad intertwines with my life and family, it is a big understatement. From the time of construction to now; […]

Responsible Railfanning: A Commentary on Common Sense

By Giles Kennedy Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page     Disclaimer Any views stated in this commentary are solely the views of me. They may be similar views who agree with points made. These views do not reflect the administrators of the OVRG FB […]

Making Cardstock City and Scenery

Recycled and Re-purposed Model Railroading Making Cardstock City and Scenery   By Giles Kennedy Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Chief Editor The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page   Nowadays; pre made plastic kits and modular building kits are normal for any skill of model railroader. However; the lost art of cardstock construction can be […]

Central Ohio N-Trak Rolls Into 2016

  By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor-The Ohio Railroader Website Founder-The Ohio Valley Railroad Gang Facebook Page     Highlights of Events and Shows by one of Central Ohio’s best known model railroad clubs Here is a quick run down on the schedule for Central Ohio N-Trak…..   2016 Schedule   Jan 16-17, 2016                 Greenberg Train […]