Date(s) - Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Black River Landing 421 Black River Lane Lorain, OH 44052
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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Historical Society
2015 Ohio Mini Convention
Join us for a day of fellowship and renewed friendships all with a healthy exchange of information on the side. As always, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Historical Society Company Store will also be available at the MiniCon.
When: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Where: Black River Landing, 421 Black River Lane, Lorain, OH 44052. The site is located on what
used to be the Baltimore and Ohio right-of-way in downtown Lorain, a little south of the coal
8:00 a.m. Doors open
9:00 a.m. Presentation begin
We have a variety of presentations scheduled that include the following: The Lake
Branch Line; the Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling Railroad; a round table discussion
with retired and current employees of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad into CSX; and
5:00 p.m. Mini Convention Closes
Admission cost for Pre-registration is $15.00.
Admission the day of the Mini-Con is $18.00.
This is the first time that the MiniCon is being held in Lorain, OH. The Black River Landing is a newly constructed facility by the Lorain Port Authority and is located on the historic ground of the B&O Railroad.. We are expecting a large turnout for this event. To insure your spot at the Mini Con we strongly encourage you to pre-register.
There are a number of restaurants and fast food facilities in the general area. A “dining” map will be available the day of the MiniCon.
Coffee, tea, water and pastry are available on site for a reasonable cost.
Several tables will be available for display of your favorite models and memorabilia. Please note that items displayed are done so at your own risk and the B&ORHS cannot be held responsible for damage or losses that may occur. Neither the B&ORHS nor Lorain Port Authority will be held responsible for any personal injuries that may occur traveling to, during, and/or returning from the mini Con.
Best Western Elyria
636 Griswold Road
Elyria, OH 44035
The discounted room rates are $81 for king size bed and $85 for two queen size beds. Please let
them know that you are attending in the B&O event, May 16. Please note that rates do not include tax
or additional room charges for phone calls, pets, movies, etc.
Best Western Elyria
Black River Landing
For more details, here’s the flyer