Welcome to the new home for Notch 8 Media! My goal for this page is to become one of the premier photo and video resources for railroads, railfans and model railroading. My family history is with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, most recently with my grandfather who was a clerk here in Dayton, OH at the old freight depot downtown. I was also a brakeman, … Continue reading Welcome!
Spending your birthday on a trip to see trains with your favorite person, what could be better? Join us on our trip to Strasburg and Altoona, PA! Continue reading Road Trip – Strasburg & Altoona, PA
Bradford, OH is a small town with a lot of railroad history. Continue reading Railroad Towns – Bradford, Ohio
When someone asks you, “Why do you like trains so much?”, it’s usually followed up by, “isn’t that for kids?” or, “Aren’t you too old for that?” Maybe. Maybe not. I want to know why there has to be an age limit on some hobbies and interests. A short background story, I got into this hobby when I was 8 years old. And honestly, it … Continue reading Why Trains and the Railroad?
Here is a pretty comprehensive list of all of the shows and events for the rest of 2018 found via Model Train Shows Calendar 2018 One event I didn’t see that’s local to me is the 51st Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show. It’s on October 13-14, 11am-5pm both days, held at the Lakota West High School in West Chester, OH. Admission is $7.00, … Continue reading Model Train Shows Calendar 2018