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Train Run Time

Wednesday

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Friday

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The club has three days that members meet to socialize, run trains, and work on the club layouts.   All members, public, and potential members are welcome and run their own trains. This is a great time to get to know members and build friendships and share knowledge of the hobby and railroading in general.  

On Monday and Friday members continue there socializing by going out to eat.  For Wednesdays members will go out to grab a bite for lunch.

Club Meeting

4th Monday of each

Month (No meeting in Dec.)

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Club meeting is held once a month.  The agenda for the meeting is to provide information to members on the status of the club and events is the following;

- Last meeting minutes 

- Treasure Report

- Events

- Website & Social Media Site Update

- Current Business

- New Business

- Member Prize Raffle

- 50/50 Raffle

- Show and Tell

Special Events

Train Shows

Current as of 31 Aug 2023

2023

November 4 - 5 -

Great New York State Model Train Fair, NYS Fair Exposition Center Syracuse, NY.  www.modeltrainfair.com

November 5 - 

Chicago Great Midwest Train Show, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

*November 11 -

Gateway Division Model Train Meet, VFW Post 5691, 1234 Vandalia St., Collinsville, IL 9am - 3pm The club will be operating our new modular layout for this event. 

November 11 - 12

Great Train Show, Illinois State Fair Grounds, Springfield, IL, 10am - 4pm

*November 18 -

Dupo Train Show, American Legion Hall, 200 S. Fifth St., Dupo, IL 930 am – 2 pm. The club will be operating our small layout for this event.

November 19 -

Peoria Train Fair 10am - 3pm, Illinois Central College, Route 24, one mile east of Route 116, East Peoria, IL

*November 25 -

Valmeyer SSM Alumni Toy Show, Valmeyer School, Valmeyer, IL 9am - 2pm. The Club will be operate our small layout for this event.

 

*November 25 - 26 -

The Great American Train Show, Gateway Convention Center, 1 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 10 am - 4 pm. The club will be operating our large layout for this event.

November 26

Mid-American Train and Toy Show, KCI Expo Center, 11730 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO, 9am - 2pm

December 2 -

Greater St. Louis Train Show and Food Drive, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9733 Olive Blvd, Olivette, MO  9am - 3pm

December 3 - 

Chicago Great Midwest Train Show, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

December 9 - 

After the Storm Train Show, Arnold Eagles Hall, 1725 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, MO 10am - 3pm.

 

2024

January 6 -

Train Fair, St. Charles West High School, 3601 Droste Drive, St. Charles, MO, one mile North of I-270 at  Zumbel Road exit, 10am - 3pm

*January 27 - 28 - 

Great American Train Show 10am - 4pm, St. Charles, MO. The club will be operating our large layout for this event.

February 24 -

Pacific Eagles Train Show, Pacific Elks Hall, 707 Congress, Pacific, MO 10 am – 3 pm

March 9 -

Boeing Employees Railroad Club Train Show/Swamp Meet 10am - 3pm, Greensfelder Park, 550 Wiedman Rd, St. Louis, MO.

March 9 - 10

Great American Train Show, Iowa Event Center, Des Moines, Iowa

March 10 - 

Springfield Train Fair, Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL 10am - 4pm

March 16 - 17 -

Great American Train Show, Bend Exposition Center, East Moline, IL

March 23 - 24 -

40th Annual Urban Model RR Show, Lincoln Square Village, 100 W High Street, Urbana, IL Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm

April 13 -

4th Sons of the American Legion Spring Train Show, 200 South Fifth Street, Dupo, IL 10am - 3pm

April 18 -20 -

York Train Show, York, PA

July 26 - 27

18th St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet, Gateway Convention Center, Collinsville, IL 9am - 7pm

October 17-19 -

York Train Show, York, PA

October 24 -

6th Annual Sherman Scale Train Show, Sherman Athletic Club, 300 S. First St., Sherman, IL 10am - 3pm

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