Meets & Shows
Springfield Model Railroad Club's
March 19, 2017
Illinois State Fairgrounds
Orr Building, Gate #9 (Off of North 5th Street)
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Early Bird Shopping – Doors Open at 9:00 AM
Regular Show Hours – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Admission: Conductors (Under age 11) - always FREE!
Engineers Early Bird entry - $10
Enginers Regular Fair Hours Admission - $5
Model Trains at Lincoln Square
April 1st & 2nd, 2017
Lincoln Square Village (Former Lincoln Mall)
100 W. High Street
Saturday, April 1st - 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday, April 2nd - 11 AM to 4 PM
Decatur Train Fair
April 8th & 9th, 2017
Decatur Civic Center
412 North Jackson Street
Decatur, Illinois 62523
Saturday, April 8th - 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday, April 9th - 11 AM to 4 PM
Admission: $5.00 (Children 12 and
For Information Call Steve Bricker at
(217) 864-4397 or (217) 454-2528
Illinois Traction Society 31st Annual Meet *******
April 28th & 29th, 2017
LaSalle VFW Post
2335 Donahue St.
PRINT Meet Reservation Form <
|Friday - April 28th
night’s informal gathering will be held at the Water Street Pub & Eatery
1525 Water St. PERU, Illinois (815) 223 0400
which will offer everyone the opportunity to meet old friends
and make new acquaintances.
Pre-Pay Reservation required. Dinner will consist of pork
chops, marinated chicken breasts, pasta salad, lettuce salad,
scalloped potatoes, coffee or iced tea (gratuity included).
Saturday - April 29th
||Bus will originate in the parking lot of
the LaSalle VFW Post.
The bus will follow a narrated
tour of the IT’s Valley Division starting in DePue at the
depot/substation (now the Selby Township Library) and follow
the line eastward through LaSalle, Utica, Ottawa, and
Marseilles, with a photo and box lunch stop at the Morris
depot/substation. The cost of the trip is $25 and the
optional box lunch is $10.00 per person. Note this will be the
last bus tour conducted by the Illinois Traction Society.
||Busses return to the LaSalle VFW Post.
||State of the Society Report
unforeseen circumstances, Steve Holding will be unable to
attend this year’s meet. Watch this space for program and
speaker information as soon as it becomes available.
PRINT Meet Reservation Form <
|Holiday Inn Express & Suites
||5253 Trompeter Rd.
|Fairfield Inn & Suites
||4385 Venture Drive
|Hampton Inn & Suites
||4421 Peoria St.
||5240 Trompeter Rd.
Eleventh Annual St. Louis RPM Meet
June 23 and 24, 2017
Gateway Convention Center
One Gateway Drive
Collinsville, Illinois 62234
Friday, June 23rd and Saturday,
Meet Hours: 9 AM to 10 PM both days
Sales end at 5 PM Saturday
St. Louis RPM will be bigger and better than ever. For the latest information go to
Photos of the 2016 meet are
Bring your models, finished or in progress, for
display and discussion.
All scales, gauges, and models from all
eras are welcome; bring locomotives, structures, freight cars,
dioramas, vehicles or other models. There are no contests.
The purpose of this event is to share and learn new techniques, and
meet your fellow modelers from St. Louis and around the Nation.
Attendees brought over 2,500 models to display
Admission: $25.00 Fri & Sat, $20.00 Sat only.
Kids under 13 free with paid adult admission.
Contact John Golden at Golden1014@yahoo.com or Lonnie Bathurst at firstname.lastname@example.org
(217) 556-0314 or Clark Propst at email@example.com
for meet info.
This is a not-for profit event—hosted For Modelers By Modelers.
Go By Train
2017 Details TBA
September 24, 2016
Museum of Transportation
3015 Barrett Station Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63122
Saturday, September 24th - 9 AM to 3 PM
- Family-friendly event
- Kids activities
- Trolley Rides
- Equipment Displays
- Special Exhibits
- Operating model trains
- HCCA Brass & Nickel Antique Auto Show
- Representatives from railroad groups
- Birthday celebrations!
- Book signings, special guests and MORE!
Boeing Employees' Railroad Club -
Greensfelder Recreation Complex at
550 Wiedman Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63011
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Admission: $3.00 (Children under 12
For Information Call (after 6:30 PM Central Time)
Matthew Schimmel (636) 448-7528
Society, This Page Updated March 15, 2017