Tickets are now on sale for Summerail 2017 to be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Palace Theater in Marion, Ohio, at 276 West Center Street.
It is the same location as the 2016 event, which was moved from Cincinnati Union Terminal due to a renovation project being undertaken there.
Tickets are $25 apiece and can be ordered from Bill Haines, 305 Lamar Court, Vandalia OH 45377. Make checks payable to Marion Union Station Association.
The main program will feature multimedia programs of images set to music and narration.
The 10 presenters and their programs are: Marshall Beecher (My Metra Life), Mike Biehn (Bluegrass Boats – TTI), Steve Carter (Autumn Days and Autumn Nights; Night Tracks),
Steve Glischinski (SPUD’s 90th Anniversary), Scooter Hovanec (Hills, Mills and Mines), Barry Lennon (Natural Resources), Garland McKee (L&N in Eastern Kentucky), Eric Miller (My Appalachian Odyssey), Don Toon (Toon’s B&W Scanning Chronicles), and Lance Wales (Nine Inch Rail).
The programs will be presented between 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. with a dinner on your own break between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The traditional railroadiana show and sale will be conducted in the pavilion of the theater from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A railroad show only ticket is available for $5.
Tickets also will be available at the door on the day of the event.
Free parking will be available to behind the theater and to the northeast behind the Marion County Building.
Marion Union Station and AC Tower will be open all day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 11-13).