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Regular meetings are held from 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM, at the Gary Morava Recreation Center, 110 W. Camp McDonald Road, Prospect Heights, IL 60070. All activities and dates are subject to change, so please check meeting listings regularly for any change in activity, location or time. Click HERE to display a map to the Gary Morava Recreation Center. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are free and guests are always welcome. Click on a meeting date below for additional details of that event.

 

Clinic Presentation: The Eye of the Storm, Remembering the Chicago & Northwestern and The Erie Lackawanna by Mark Llanuza

Summer is coming to a end, so let's get everybody ready for winter with a blizzard winter storm show on how railroads dealt with winter and 60 mph winds with "Eye of the Storm." This slide show will be followed by Remembering the Chicago & Northwestern. The CNW was the only railroad that was still making a profit in 1976 with commuter trains and the famous hot piggy back trains, The Birds. Finally, a view of the Erie Lackawanna. This railroad that went under very rapidly under Conrail. See the operations chronicled on it's final days

Contest: TBA

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: Japanese and Australian Railroads by Mike Wood

Contest: Caboose Train - 4 cars maximum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

The Fall MWR BOD meeting will be held Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:30 am in Trainfest Clinic room 4, West Allis, WI.

Clinic Presentation: Great Norther's Mesabi Division by Bob Hanmer

Contest: 12 x 12 inch Diorama - any subject.

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Switching Moves Contest - Test your skill on the Timesaver track plan.

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Open Loads with a Car - 4 cars maximum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: Taking Advantage of Your Layout Design Software by Steve Miazga

Contest: Sturctures - One structure - any size

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: TBA

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: $220 Laser Cutter by Gary Saxton

Contest: Open Load - without a car

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: The Crystal Lake Historical Station Diorama - by Walt Herrick

Contest: Unfinished Project

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.