Posts Tagged ‘Marion Union Station’

Marion Rail Group to Meet on Saturday

December 15, 2022

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

The program is movies made by John Edminson. This includes footage made around Dayton in the 1970s and on the Pennsylvania Railroad’s line through Bradford, Ohio, in the 1950s.

The latter film includes scene of Pennsy J1 steam locomotives hauling trains.

Following the movies, there will be an open projector for attendees to show slides or digital images.

MRS also said long-time member Gary Salzgaber died on Nov 14.  He was a fan of the PRR and modeled it on a layout that was featured in Model Railroader magazine.

Marion Group to Meet Saturday

November 16, 2022

It will be Saturday night at the movies for the Marion Railfan Society.

The group will meet at 7 p.m. at Marion Union Station on Nov. 19.

The program will be presented by John Edminson and includes movies made by himself and his father.

The elder Edminson was a Pennsylvania Railroad crossing watchman in Bradford, Ohio, while John Edminson worked as an Amtrak ticket agent in Dayton, Lima, Cincinnati and Toledo.

Shown in the movies will be PRR action in Bradford in the 1950s, plus various railroads around Marion, Dayton and Louisville in the 1970s. 

An open projector will available for audience members to show images if there is time.

Marion Railfan Society to Meet Saturday

October 11, 2022

The Marion Railfan Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 15) at Marion Union Station.

The program will be the annual tower night featuring images shown by Dan Maners and Wally Mattes.

Following the program there will be an open projector in which attendees are invited to show a brief digital or slide show featuring interlocking towers.

In another matter of interest involving Marion Union Station, the 2022 Central Ohio Railroad Prototype Modelers meet will be held Oct. 13. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/MarionUnionStationAssociation

Marion Railfan Group to Meet Saturday

September 13, 2022

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

The program will be slides created by Joe Slanser and Gary Salzgaber. 

That program will be followed by an open projector in which attendees are invited to show 20-30 minute slide shows.

The Oct. 15 meeting will be the annual tower night show featuring Dan Maners and Wally Mattes. 

Marion Railfan Group to Meet Saturday

August 18, 2022

The Marion Railfan Society will have an open projector night during its meeting Aug. 20 at Marion Union Station.

The meeting will get underway at 7 p.m. Attendees are invited to show 20-to-30-minute programs of slides.

All railfans are invited to attend the meeting and present images.

Marion Railfan Society to Meet Saturday

July 12, 2022

The Marion Railfan Society will meet on Saturday (July 16) at Marion Union Station at approximately 7 p.m.

Cory Behrendt will show digitized movies and videos made by Todd Miller inside Conrail and Chessie System towers in Ohio that he visited between the late 1970s through the middle 1990s.

Also to be shown are some digitized Super 8 sound movies made by Ken Bealer of Allentown, Pennsylvania, of the Tri-State Railway Historical Society’s Farewell to the CNJ excursion in northern New Jersey in November 1985.  It was the last train on the CNJ main in western New Jersey before it was severed for the construction of Interstate 78.

Following the program there will be an open projector for attendees to show some of their railroad images.

All railfans are welcome to attend MRS meetings.

Doubleheader at June Marion Society Meeting

June 16, 2022

The June program of the Marion Railfan Society will be a double-header with programs by Fred Ripley and Dave Oroszi.

Dave’s program will focus on the Baltimore & Ohio’s sunburst paint scheme of the 1960s and will include many engines painted in that scheme. 

Fred’s program will feature the eastern end of the former Pennsylvania Railroad’s Fort Wayne Line to Pittsburgh. He said the program will begin at Conway Yard and work into eastern Ohio.

“With an eye towards the history of the railroad, we’ll see lots of action from the last ten years of Conrail and from NS in recent years- big trains in great scenic main line settings, with lots of PRR position light signals, in all seasons and weather,” Ripley wrote.

If time permits audience members will be invited to show brief slide or digital images in an open projector format.

The program will begin at approximately 7 p.m. at Marion Union Station this Saturday.

Marion Railfans to Meet Saturday

May 18, 2022

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

The problem will be a slide show presented by George Vergamini showing trains and railroad stations of Ohio and New York state.

After the program has concludes attendees will be invited to show slides during an open projector segment of the meeting.

No digital imaes will be shown this month.

Marion Railfan Group to Watch Movies

April 14, 2022

The Marion Railfan Society will present old movies converted to digital during its meeting on Saturday night at Marion Union Station.

The meeting will begin at approximately 7 p.m. Following the showing of the movies there will be an open projector for attendees to show digital images.

Those showing are asked to have their images on a USB device or portable drive, and to limit their presentation to about 30 minutes.

Marion Group to Have Open Projector Program

March 17, 2022

The Marion Railfan Society will hold a digital free-for-all during its meeting on Saturday at Marion Union Station.

Attendees are asked to limit their program to about 30 minutes. They should place their images on a USB drive or other portable drive. 

The meeting will begin at approximately 7 p.m. and is open to all.