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Cincinnati Railroad Club and Miami Valley Railfans

Saturday, August 8, 2015
1:00 pm to 10:00 pm


Railroad Show and Sale
in the Rotunda
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cincinnati Union Terminal
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Join us at this historic art deco railroad terminal to escape the summer heat and enjoy a day of high quality railroad photography. There will be ten multimedia digital and dual-projector slide presentations, all set to music. The programs will run from 1:00 - 10:00 pm, with a break for dinner (on your own) approximately from 4:30 - 7:00 pm. Admission is $25.

Multi-Media Slide Programs - In Auditorium


Chris Guss – Mike Abalos‘ – Classic Midwest Railroads

Charlie Dischinger – Just My Imagination

Tim Hensch – Just Call Me Richard

Dan Kwarciany -Railroads Across the Midwest

Mark Llanuza – Semaphores and Wig-Wags

Scott Lothes -In Search of the Northwest

Mike McBride -LaSalle & Bureau County RR

Dan Munson -(BNSF) Flood 2011

Gary Rolih - Early Railroads in Postcards

Dale Sanders – Southland (Southern Calif)

Tickets to Summerail are available for advance purchase below. Due to limited seating, tickets may be purchased at the door only if seats are available.If tickets are sold out check the Summerail Facebook site for availablity.

A Railroad Show and Sale will be set up in the terminal rotunda from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is free.

Tower A, home of the Cincinnati Railroad Club , will be open on Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm for tours and train watching. The CRRC will be holding its regular club business meeting on Thursday, August 6 at 8 pm in Tower A followed by a program .
Admission is free.

Friday August 7, 2015 A pre-Summerail slide show will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. in CUT Auditorium. There will be a series of short "traditional talking" slide programs.


Dan Dover - L&N

Tom Carver - Eastern Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia

Al Burns - Chasing F Units Out of Atlantic City

Tom Sink - Railroading in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana

Admission is free.

For a downloadable Summerail 2015 flyer click here.

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Summerail is held at the Cincinnati Museum Center, in the historic Cincinnati Union Terminal, 1301 Western Avenue, in Cincinnati, Ohio. There is a page with directions and a map available.

The Cincinnati Museum Center also houses these attractions:

  • The Cincinnati History Museum
  • The Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science
  • The Duke Energy Children's Museum
  • The Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater

These attractions require additional fees at the door. For more information on these attactions or the Cincinnati Union Terminal itself, see the Cincinnati Museum Center home page.

For lunch, there is a food court in the rotunda.

Parking at the terminal is $6.00 per vehicle, payable at the gate.

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Tickets for Summerail are $25.00 per person.

To order advance tickets for Summerail, make a check or money order payable to Cincinnati Railroad Club and mail to:

Summerail Tickets

Bill Haines
305 Lamar Court
Vandalia, OH 45377

Be sure to include your address and telephone number and email!

Dealer inquiries are welcome for the railroad show and sale. Dealer tables are $30.00 for each 8ft table. Electric hookup(Limited) is $15.00.

Setup will be 7AM - 9:30 AM. Breakdown will be 5 PM - 6 PM. No early departures, please.

Orders must be received by August 1, 2015, Checks, money orders, Visa, and Mastercard will be accepted for dealer tables. Send your order to:

Summerail Show and Sale
C/O Gary Rolih
4 Sheldon Close
Cincinnati, OH, 45227

Telephone: 513-561-1670

For a Downloadable Dealer Reservation Form click here. 

Dave Oroszi, Co-chairman, programs: david.oroszi@usa.net
Bill Haines, Ticket Agent: rustyrails@woh.rr.com
Gary Rolih, Show and Sale, Co-Chairman, facilitiessrolih@cincin.rr.com
We hope to see you there!

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