Welcome to the DuPage Division of the
National Model Railroad Association

Schedule of Events for 2016/2017

Click on an item of interest below for additional details.

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


Program/Activity:
A Layout That Fills The Room – By Patrick Golden

Contest:
Favorite Tank Cars

Program/Activity:
Chicago Midland and Iron Ore Roads – By Perry Sugarman

Contest:
Running Light or Caboose Hop

Program/Activity:
Chicago and Northwestern – Layout in Review – By Bill Drzal

Contest - National Model Railroad Month:
Bring something from a favorite MR category to celebrate National Model Railroad Month.

Start of the Kitbash a Kit Contest – see February 2017. Be sure to pick up your building!

Program/Activity:
Soo Line Railroad – By Dave Lieder and the Annual Division Christmas Party

Contest - Holiday Season Photo Spectacular:
Pring Model or Prototype photos in any color or B& W print, slide, or digital formats.

Program/Activity:
TBA – Contact Ray Gerlich if you have a subject or presentation you would like to share

Contest:
Weathered Freight Cars – any type, any era

Program/Activity:
Hands on Clinic

Contest:
Results of the Kitbash a Kit Division Contest - Announced at the October 2016 meeting

Program/Activity:
TBA – Contact Ray Gerlich if you have a subject or presentation you would like to share

Contest:
Annual All Categories Model Contest – open to any NMRA model category

All American Railroad Show at Lyons Township High School Field house – 36th Annual!
Contact Patrick Golden if your group has a layout, model train display or railroad display that you want to share with others.

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Division Layout Tours
Contact Alan or Ray if you are interested in showing your layout to the Division.

Contest:
No contest this month due to the tour