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Updated            Nov 26, 2016     01:45 AM

  2017 Rail Festival:   The next Rail Festival committee meeting has been scheduled for Jan 11th, 2017 at 7 PM at Carillon Park either in the main building (aka Kettering Bldg) or in the Brewery – details to follow in Jan.   Also, some members meet at 5:30 to enjoy a Brewery dinner before the Rail Festival meeting – join us if you want.

The 2017 Rail Festival will be, as always, the weekend after Father’s Day, which will be June 24th and 25th, 2017 at  Carillon Historical Park.  Check back here in the future for more details.

Pictures from the 2016 Rail Festival have been added – see link to the right.

The NEXT CPR&SS public train run will be Nov 26th, 2016 from 1 to 4 PM.   Train rides are $1 per person for all day.     Note that access to Carillon Park is still required, either by paid admission or is free for  Dayton History  members.

The old (2016) flyer and other information is below for reference.

Rail Festival 2016

For vendor registration information, contact David Oroszi, david.oroszi@usa.net, phone 937-238-5655.  The mailing address is:     1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, Ohio, 45409

Marriott at the University of Dayton  is a new sponsor.  Please consider supporting them with your business and also our other sponsors listed on the Sponsors page.

New for Rail Festival this year:    Cannonball Paul – Old fashioned railroad music and    Bookworm_Bonnie   – International Queen of the Hobos – lively presentation of Hobo life.

Visit CPRSS.org to learn more about the Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society train club and our public passenger train run schedule for 2016.

Culp’s Cafe and the  Carillon Brewing Company are open for serving food and beverages.

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Please contact Joe Mock at 937-829-9135,   joe.mock@gmail.com   for any questions or constructive comments that you may have.