MRPS Open House, Night Photo Shoot is Saturday

An open house and night photo shoot has been set for Saturday (June 25) at the roundhouse of the Midwest Railway Preservation Society in Cleveland.

The event will last from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. There is a suggested donation of $20 for adults and $10 for non-photographers with all proceeds going toward restoration of the former Baltimore & Ohio roundhouse.

Midwest Railway Preservation SocietyOn display will be various items in the MRPS collection, including vintage Alco, EMD and GE diesel locomotives.

Also on display will be cabooses, freight cars, passenger cars and two steam locomotives.

The roundhouse is located at 2800 W. Third St. in Cleveland.

Visitors are asked to wear weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. Children must be under the supervision of an adult. The site is not ADA-accessible.

For more information call 216-781-3629 or visit the group’s website at:

Future  open houses at the roundhouse will be on Aug. 27, Sept. 24 and Oct. 15 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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