Ohio Ramble

UpdatedJul 7, 2024 @ 4:21 PM

The Ohio Ramble is set for September 2024, and is a private event strictly for other Ohio train clubs featuring 7.5”-gauge railroads. The event spans a couple of weeks and is an “open house” for each club to host the other Ohio Clubs. CPR&SS’s dates to host are September 18-19, 2024.

Details of our track for visitors bringing their own equipment is as follows:

  • Track is within Carillon Park which is open 9a-5p
  • No camping in the park
  • Can leave trailer or train over night as it is a gated park
  • There is food at the park or in the area
  • Multiple possible routes
  • Longest route: 0.96 miles
  • Track type: welded steel flat bar
  • Switch style: two types: multi-gauge; 2-rail sprung switches
  • Tightest curve radius: 50’
  • 12 steaming bays (with water and electric on some)
  • Max grade: 3%
  • 1 rail yard, but numerous places to park a train.