DuPage Division - NMRA

Officers

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All American Train Show
March 29, 2014 - 9am 'til 5pm

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Schedule of Events - 2013/2014

St. Paul's United Church of Christ
5729 Dunham Road
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(All Meetings start at 1:30)

Date Program or Activity Contest
September 7, 2014 Minneapolis & Rainy River Railroad by Tim Schubert
The history, a modern view and modeling ideas for a long gone Minnesota logging railroad
Favorite Diesel Locomotives in Multiple Unit Combinations – two or three of your favorites, maybe more?
October 5, 2014 Painting Backdrops by Linda Henize
Linda is an art teacher that teaches easy techniques for making realistic backdrop scenery
Favorite Fallen Flag Railroad – Equipment Gone But Not Forgotten
Start of the Kitbash a Kit Contest – see February 2015
November 2, 2014 Odd & Ends in Model Railroading by Ingrid Drozdak
The world famous "Tree Lady" provides more ideas for your model railroad.
National Model Railroad Month – The Alpha and Omega of Railroading – Bring your favorite locomotive or engine and caboose, way-car or end of train device.
December 7, 2014 Annual Division Christmas Party with a presentation on the Midwest Region by Paul Wussow Holiday Season Photo Spectacular - Model or Prototype in any color or B&W print, slide, or digital formats
January 4, 2015 Not Your Normal Look at the CN&W by Dave Phillips - All railroad fans will enjoy this presentation by a long time CN&W Historical Society member Special Use "Stuff – Bring your MOW, unique freight cars or passenger cars, high and wide loads – anything you don't see every day.
February 1, 2015 Show & Tell results of our kit bash contest Come talk about your latest model railroad project, find or discovery. Share your passion! Results of the Kitbash a Kit Division Contest - To be announced at the October 2014 meeting
March 1, 2015 Program to be determined – but it will be good! Especially if you volunteer to present! Contact Fred Henize to volunteer. Annual All Categories Model Contest – open to any NMRA model category
March TBA, 2015 All American Railroad Show at Lyons Township High School Field house – 34th Annual! Contact Patrick Golden if your group has a layout, model train display or railroad display that you want to share with others. 9am to 5pm Admission $4 (under age 5 are free) Located at the corner of Brainerd and Cossitt in LaGrange IL. A short walk from the BNSF West Lines Stone Avenue Metra Station
April 12, 2015 Division Layout Tours
Show off your work from the past winter! Contact Alan Busic if you would like to present your layout to the Division.
No contest this month due to the tour
May 3, 2015 Program to be determined Plenty of time to prep for this one! Volunteer and share your knowledge. Contact Fred Henize to volunteer. Passenger Cars – All eras, all types. Bring your modified, specially painted passenger cars
June XX, 2015

Division Outing to a model railroad or railroad related facility

No contest this month due to the tour.

For more information on these meets, contact:
Tim Schubert, (630) 690-9757

 

DuPage Division Officers (2811)

DIVISION
SUPERINTENDENT
ALAN BUSIC
mabusic@msn.com
Term expires 5/31/2015
630-789-3628
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

FRED HENIZE
fchenize@att.net
Term expires 5/31/2015

815-467-2705
CHIEF CLERK

ALEX SCHNEIDER
aschneiderjr@sbcglobal.net
Term expires 5/31/2016

630- 833-6269
PAYMASTER

RICHARD STREBENDT
restrebendt@earthlink.net
Term expires 5/31/2016

630-682-3936
 
Trainmaster Positions
Terms expire 5/31/2015
 
 
Division Membership & promotions Chairman

RoN Scharping

sue_ron_scharping@comcast.net
630-968-0157
All American Train Show Chairman

Patrick Golden

Pggolden@aol.com
708-482-8225
Crossbuck EDITOR TIM SCHUBERT
tijjr7@att.net
630-690-9757
Division Achievement Chairman

Rob Schiavone

robert_s_60188@yahoo.com
630-690-3262
Division Contests Chairman

CHARLIE LEWIS

630-325-0636
Trainmaster
Past Superintendent

KIETH LIPSKE
lipsenior2000@aol.com

630-989-0915
Trainmaster

KYM SCHLYTTER
ksliter@comcast.net

630-961-0044
Trainmaster Dave Angus
dpangus@att.net
630-837-2090
  Other Division Information  
DIVISION SERVICE AREA

Includes the following counties in the State of Illinois: Cook not otherwise included in the Fox Valley Division, DuPage, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Kane (south of the westward extension of the Cook-DuPage county line), Kendall, and Will.

MEETING LOCATION

ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
5729 DUNHAM ROAD
DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60516

DIVISION NEWSLETTER THE "CROSSBUCK" - PUBLISHED TWICE A YEAR.
GENERALLY IN OCTOBER AND JANUARY
 
 

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