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Welcome to the DuPage Division of the
National Model Railroad Association

 

Schedule of Events for 2023/2024

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:
Railroad Art PotpourriWhat I have been working on lately – by Patrick Golden

Contest:
Refrigerator Cars

Program/Activity:
Layout Command Control (LCC) by Brian Barndt

Contest:
Railroad Buildings

Program/Activity:
CAD Based Tools & Modeling Signs by Dave Lull

Contest:
Boxcars – by Popular Vote

Program/Activity:
Annual Holiday Luncheon

Contest:
Favorite Train – By Popular Vote

Program/Activity:
Grain Processing & Resulting Traffic by Mark Vaughn

Contest:
What’s on your workbench? – No voting

Program/Activity:
Small Feed Mills and Grain Elevators By Kevin Tully

Contest:
Caboose or any EOT device – By Popular Vote

Program/Activity:
Roofs with accidentally on purpose color variations By Bob Janco
Using the Official Railway Equipment Register By Perry Sugerman

Contest:
Any & all types of Loads on Rolling Stock – by Popular Vote

March 23, 2024 - 41st Annual All American Railroad Show – at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, IL
9am to 5pm - Admission $5

Program/Activity:
Layout Tours

Contest:
No Contest

The convention will be held at the Century Center, South Bend, IN

Check out https://www.mwr-nmra.org/aroundthebend.html  for convention information as it becomes available.

Convention Logo

Program/Activity:
Campers, Fishermen, and Guardsmen - Passenger Specials of Wisconsin's Northwoods By Jim Singer, Vice President Archives Burlington Route Historical Society

Contest:
TBD

Program/Activity:
Group outing to Illinois Railway Museum (advance signup required)

Contest:
Let us know some things you want to see.

For information on this convention and all future National conventions check out

https://www.nmra.org/conventions
  for convention information as it becomes available.