THE HOCKING VALLEY SCENIC RAILWAY
I am an active member in the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.  I became a member in 2005 after visiting and riding the train with my son and grandson in 2004.  The crew and members I met that day inspired me to join up and be a working volunteer.  The railroad's season runs from early spring (Easter Trains) to late in the year (Santa Claus Trains) and you can find out more by clicking this link  - HVSR.  All the photos you see here are mine unless otherwise noted.  Click on any to see a larger view.  Enjoy and become a member yourself!
Me, grandson Nick & son Mike at the depot.
Historical marker outside the depot tells story.
Waterplug from C&O Parsons yard, Columbus
HVSR Depot - Nelsonville, Ohio
Train returning from Logan
Conductor & HVSR president Bill Evans (l) and volunteer Fred board their caboose's
GP10 No. 701 & crew await highball
GP10 No. 701 at Robbins Crossing
Power car & train at Robbins Crossing
Yours truly on GP10 No. 701 at Robbins
T.L. Warren, Wayne McDaniel & Bill Evans check air pressure prior to leaving yard
BN Caboose belongs to one of our members, the MINI does too!
Restored DT&I Caboose owned by one of our members,
GP7 5833 ready in the yard for the last Saanta Train runs of 2006
Another shot of 5833 in yard prior to days runs, note coaling tower in background
Interior of one of our coaches decorated and filled with riders waiting for Santa!
Santa gets ready to board the Special at the Nelsonville Depot
Santa visits with kids and parents alike once the train gets rolling.
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