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Fox Valley Division Timetable

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: "Quick Industries" for your model railroad by Rick Mahaney

Contest: Billboard refrigerator train - 4 cars maximum.

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: "Signaling the CNW Western Division" by Jim Osborn
Jim will briefly describe his RR, what he wanted to accomplish with the signaling system,
the results, system elements and a list of valuable references.

Contest: Small Structure - 300 scale square feet maximum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: "Ramblings of an old Railroader" by Fred Heinize

Contest: Hopper train - 4 cars maximum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.
(Note: The division will not be providing lunch at this meeting)

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Large structure - 5000 scale square feet minimum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: "Mid 20th century box cars" by George Trandel

Contest: Gondola with loads train - 4 cars maximum

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Clinic Presentation: "Using Ground Goop for Scenery" by Art Jones

Contest: Diorama with and on-line structure

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.

Elections and Business Meeting - 1:00 PM Start

This is our annual business meeting and election of officers to the positions of Superintendent and Chief Clerk.

Clinic Presentation: "Two Rivers Wisconsin - 20 years Later" by Mike Hirvela

Contest: MoW train

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.
(Note: The division will not be providing lunch at this meeting)

Clinic Presentation: "Building the Great Midwestern" by Pete Walton

Contest: Illuminated structure of any size

Contest awards & refreshments at the meeting.