This is Your Guide to the Show.

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You will see up to 30 groups showing off their work and model railroads in many scales. We will also feature several railroad historical societies.

Door Prize Giveaways will occur throughout the show -- with a Grand Prize of a N-scale layout given to one lucky winner.

Hot dogs, chips, cookies, popcorn, soda, water and donut holes will be available on site.

The show is held at the Lyons Township High School campus at 100 S. Brainard Ave. in LaGrange, IL.

Admission is $5 (cash only) -- ages 4 and under may attend for free.

Contact information:
Email us at DuPageDivNMRA@gmail.com   and we will respond as soon as we can.

Check out our All-American Railroad Show Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/people/The-All-American-Railroad-Show/100069532306990/   We’ll post information and updates there as we get closer to the show date. Our show is fully booked for 2024, but if there is interest in displaying a layout, club or railroad historical society, please contact us for possible 2024 inclusion.

The first All-American Railroad Show ran in 1981 as a partnership between the DuPage Division of the National Model Railroad Association and the model railroad club at Lyons Township High School. The show is a fundraising opportunity for both the DuPage Division and the club.

As the show proved successful, it continued to evolve and grow each year. Early on there were model railroads, railroad historical societies and a large group circus modeling enthusiast. These days, our show averages around 30+ groups showing off their work of model railroads in many scales and several railroad historical societies.

Attendance has grown to 2,000 visitors during it’s one day run - and continues to be a success for all involved. This enduring partnership remains an important fund-raising activity for the DuPage Division of the NMRA and Lyons Township High School.

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An overall view of the show

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Santa Fe All the Way N-scale layout

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Midwest Mod-U-Trak Model Railroad Club HO-scale layout

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The Heritage N-Trak Group N-scale layout

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Midwest Rails G-scale Layout

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LGB Model Railroad Club of Chicago G-scale layout

  • Baden Powell Railroad Club Venture Crew 57
  • Bolingbrook Model Railroad Club
  • Midwest Mod-U-Trak Model Railroad Club
  • Oak Park Society of Model Engineers
  • British Train Society
  • Chicagoland Association of S Gaugers
  • European Train Enthusiasts
  • Train Collectors of America Midwest Division Modular Group
  • Lego Model Train Group
  • Midwest N Pioneer Model Railroad Club
  • Heritage N-Trak Model Railroad Group
  • LGB Model Railroad Club of Chicago
  • Midwest Rails
  • Mudhens - Illinois Division
  • Swallow Cliff Model Railroad
  • Will County Model Railroad Association
  • Kato USA Exhibit
  • Illinois Live Steamers Exhibit
  • HO Scale Table Display
  • Burlington Route Historical Society Exhibit
  • New York Central Historical Society Exhibit
  • Elmhurst Model Railroad Club Exhibit and Switching Layout
  • Fox Valley Trolley Museum Exhibit
  • National Railroad Historical Society Chicago Chapter Exhibit
  • Illinois Railway Museum Exhibit
  • NMRA "Win This Layout" Exhibit

CLICK HERE   to download a large 8.5 x 11 inch PDF show Flyer.

CLICK HERE   to download a small 4 x 5 inch PDF show Flyer.