Posts Tagged ‘Marion Railfans Society’

Marion Railfans to Meet on Saturday

June 17, 2021

The Marion Railfan Society will host a slide-only open projector during its June meeting this Saturday.

The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. Attendees showing slides are asked to limit their show to 20 to 30 minutes.

The start time for the meeting has been pushed back so the station interior will be darker and the slides easier to see. 

Marion Union Station will host an NMRA Division 6 meeting on the same day and there will be numerous vendors of model railroad supplies.

Marion Railfans to Meet on Saturday

April 14, 2021

The Marion railfans will meet on April 17 at 7 p.m. at Marion Union Station.

The program will have an open projector format with attendees invited to show their images in 20 to 40 minute segments of slides or digital images.

The event is open to all. Attendees must wear facial masks and social distancing will be enforced during the event.

Marion Railfans to Meet Tonight

February 15, 2020

The Marion Railfans Society will meet tonight at Marion Union Station at 7 p.m. to watch railroad movies.

The movies will be shown by Dave Oroszi and were made in the 1950s by the late Wilson Jones. The subjects include the Erie in the Eastern United States, including a cab ride on the Lake Cities.

Also featured will be New York Central operations along the Hudson River, the West Shore, and in Springfield, Ohio.

If time permits there will be an open projector for attendees to show photographs. Otherwise, Oroszi has indicated he’ll be showing more movies.

All railfans are welcome at the meeting.

Marion Railfan Society to Meet on Saturday

January 13, 2020

The Marion Railfan Society will meet on Saturday (Jan. 18) at Marion Union Station at 7 p.m. and watch a program featuring the photographs of Dale DeVene.

The slide show will feature some trains of the Chesapeake & Ohio, Baltimore & Ohio, Conrail, Spencerville & Elgin and a few surprises.

Following the program there will be an open projector to show slides, but not digital images this month.

Attendees are thus invited to bring a brief slide show. All railfans are welcome at the meeting.

Marion Railfans Meeting is Saturday

November 13, 2019

The Marion Railfan Society will meet on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Marion Union Station.

The program will be presented by Rich Behrendt, who will be showing some of the late Joe Slanser’s slides that Rich has scanned.

That will be followed by a digital-only open projector. Attendees are urged to bring a brief digital show of their choosing, as long as it is about trains.

All railfans are welcome but donations are appreciated and will be used for maintaining AC Tower and the depot.

Marion Railfans to Host Tower Night on Saturday

October 16, 2019

The Marion Railfan Society will be featuring interlocking towers during its monthly meeting on Saturday at Marion Union Station.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. with a program by Dan Maners about towers that will be drawn from his vast slide collection.

Following his program there will be an open projector format with attendees invited to show slides or digital images of interlocking towers.

All railfans are welcome at the meetings. Although the group doesn’t dues it does accept donations that are used to help maintain AC Tower and the Marion depot.