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Berea KY Area and Depot Photo Album 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 […]

CRHS Rail B Q 2018 Photo Album

Dedicated to Joe Slanser….Member of Marion Union Station Association, Marion Model Railroad Club and former Erie Railroad employee The album of the pics do not do Marion Union Station Association or the Conrail Historical Society justice for their hard work for such a great day….Enjoy

So You Want to Build A Railroad?

So You Want to Build A Railroad? Op-Ed by Giles Kennedy Founder and Chief Editor The Ohio Railroader Website Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page     Listen to that opening line. So You Want to Build A Railroad? You don’t build a railroad physically, emotionally, verbal or financially tearing it down.   I grow tired of […]

CCRY Columbus Division Photo Album July 2018

Recent Photo Shoot of my 5 x 12, with 2 x 6 extension HO scale, DCC Model Railroad If in the area; please see the contacts on the Ohio Railroader website or like us on Facebook. I would be more than welcome to share the layout that helped many people see; model railroading can be […]

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway: A Jewel in the Valley

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway A Jewel in the Valley By Giles Kennedy Founder and Chief Editor The Ohio Valley Railroader Website Ohio Valley Rails FB Page Chief Admin     Heading down to Nelsonville, Ohio; right off US Route 33, is literally like stepping back in time. The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, since 1972; has […]

Ohio N Scale Weekend Photo Album 2018

Words can not even begin to describe the annual event at Franklin County Fairgrounds. One more remaining day, Sunday May 20th, 9a-3p; $5.00 folks over 12; kids 12 and under free with parent/adult Here’s links for more details…and news on next year’s Ohio N-Scale Weekend    

Track Inspection: Lodi Railroad Museum

      Track Inspection Lodi Railroad Museum Hidden Gem of the Wheeling and Lake Eire By Giles Kennedy, Chief Editor and Founder The Ohio Railroader Website Ohio Valley Rails Facebook Page     There are many hidden gems of model railroading, rail attractions, and history throughout Ohio, The Great Lakes, and the Ohio Valley […]

News Update from Fostoria April 2018

From our friends at Fostoria Rail Preservation Society   Want to give you some information on upcoming events we are having here in Fostoria. Bob Lorenz and his wife Bea, Fremont Ohio residents, will be at the LE&W Depot, 128 W. North Street on Saturday, May 19 from 10-3.  Bob will have artwork, photos and […]

Cincinnati and Southern Revisited 2018

  By Giles Kennedy Chief Editor, The Ohio Railroader Website Founder, Ohio Valley Rails presented by The Ohio Railroader Website   Where to even begin? How about the beginning….   From the original visit for the website in 2012…(Wow, has it been that long ago?!?)   From Ken’s own words. “It was started in 1991 as […]