The Crossbuck is now available electronically.
Click on an issue to down load it to your computer.
All American Train Show
March 28, 2015 - 9am 'til 5pm
Click here for a printable flyer
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
Meet CANCELLED due
|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: Measuring Up and Building Buildings by Paul Wussow and Friends Contest: Annual All NMRA Categories Model Contest.||Annual All Categories Model Contest – open to any NMRA model category|
|March 28, 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|
|April 17-19, 2015||
Midwest Region Spring Convention
Click on the link below for details.
|May 3, 2015||Program: Modular Branch Line Layout by Ken Dabisch Contest: Passenger Cars – All eras, all types||Passenger Cars – All eras, all types. Bring your modified, specially painted passenger cars|
|June 7, 2015||
Division Outing to the Illinois Live Steamers in Homer Glen, IL. More details to come!
|No contest this month due to the tour.|
For more information on these meets, contact:
Tim Schubert, (630) 690-9757
DuPage Division Officers (2811)
Term expires 5/31/2015
Terms expire 5/31/2015
|Division Membership & promotions Chairman||
|All American Train Show Chairman||
|Division Achievement Chairman||
|Division Contests Chairman||
|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.
ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
|DIVISION NEWSLETTER||THE "CROSSBUCK" - PUBLISHED TWICE A
GENERALLY IN OCTOBER AND JANUARY
Top of Page Midwest Region Home