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 8, 2013 "Through the Artist's Eye – Part 2" by Patrick Golden
BOD meeting and Presentation of Division Kitbash Contest.
Flat Cars: This time, no loads. Use your skills to give personality to this ubiquitous piece of railroad equipment
October 6, 2013 "Weathering Roundtable Q&A"
with Bill Drzal and Wayne Pelke
Weathered Freight Cars: Any type, any era.
November 3, 2013 "Programming a DCC Decoder"
Brian Brandt
BOD Meeting
National Model Railroad Month: Celebrate with your favorite train. Steam, diesel or electric with freight or passenger cars from any era.
December 1, 2013 Division Christmas Party Holiday Season Photo Spectacular: Model or Prototype in any color or B&W print, slide, or digital formats
January 5, 2014 "Scenery Techniques" by Fred Henize All Things Intermodal: From the earliest TOFC equipment to this new century's variety of containers and railroad cars that carry them.
February 3, 2014 "Show & Tell" – Tell us about what you have been working on related to your hobby.
BOD Meeting
Division Kit Bash Contest Results: Details to be presented at the September meeting.
February 22, 2014 MR101Learn the basics of layout construction. 1-5 pm at St. Paul's UCC. See separate SIGN UP FORM for additional details MR101 is designed for the new to the hobby modeler or those who received a trainset for Christmas and want to do more with it.
March 3, 2014 "Minneapolis & Rainy River Railroad"
by Tim Schubert
Annual All Categories contest: includes locomotives, freight and passenger cars, buildings, scenic vistas and photos
March 29, 2014 All American Railroad Show at Lyons Township High School Field house – 33rd Annual! 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 7, 2014 Division Layout Tours No contest this month
May 15-18, 2014 RAILFUN 2014 Midwest Region Convention -- Schaumburg, IL
Note: No Division meeting this month due to the Region convention
Enter the Region Meet Contest!
June 2014 TBA No contest this month

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 5/31/2014
630-789-3628
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT Open  
CHIEF CLERK

RICHARD STREBENDT
restrebendt@earthlink.net
Term expires 5/31/2014

630-682-3936
PAYMASTER

JIM ALLAMIAN
jallamian@aol.com
Term expires 5/31/2014

630-860-2432
 
Trainmaster Positions
Terms expire 5/31/2014
 
 
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

FRED HENIZE
fchenize@att.net

815-467-2705
Trainmaster

KYM SCHLYTTER
ksliter@comcast.net

630-961-0044
Trainmaster KIETH LIPSKE
lipsenior2000@aol.com
630-989-0915
  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

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