The Best N-Scale Model Railroad Club In Utah!
Last updated: 10-16-2017
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Club meetings will now be held on the last Thursday of the month.
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Shows coming to The
Wasatch Front!
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Yearly Shows
2017 Show Schedule:
November 11th 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
November 12th 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
South Towne Exposition Center
2016: In Room 200D
2018 Show Schedule:
2017: Behind the stage, Big Layout
2018 Show Schedule:
2015: Up in the Old Timers Room
2018 Event Schedule
Thursday, May 10th 2018
In the Reed Smoot building
2018 Show Schedule
2017: Back in the Machine Shop
Special Shows
Conventions and one time shows
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2018 Show Schedule
Wednesday, June 20th to
Sunday June 24th
2019 Show Schedule
Friday, July 12th to
Sunday July 14th
Intermountain Shows
Shows outside of Utah
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2017 Show Schedule
Saturday, October 14th,
Sunday October 15th
2018 Show Schedule
Friday, May 18th to
Sunday May 20th
"Roundhouse Festival" in Evanston, Wyoming. August 4th, 5th, and 6th 2017
Friday Morning 10:00 A.M.
Some of us tried to get to Evanston a little early.
Back in the machine shop.
Bob, Karin, Jason, Cameron, and Dave were the first fo arrive.
Everyone's here.
Russ and Robert arrive at about noon. It was a very warm day and there is no air conditioning in the machine shop. I was glad when the sun went down.
Adjusting Position and height.
Bob was the first to set up so we started the connection process starting at his modules.
Darn it! Stay Down!
Jason had a piece of track that broke loose from the ties, so he had to super glue it back down.
Getting closer.
Almost ready. Unfortunately Russ had some track problems of his own and ended up having to replace a section.
The final curtains.
Now it's time to test things out. Nate sets up a a couple of cleaning cars to run around the layout
More details for the end loop
In keeping with his construction theme, Robert has added a hardware and plumbing store to the end loop.
Cameron takes over Jim's corner
When Jim Barton left the club, he decided to donate his corner module. Cameron stepped up and voluteered to give it a home.
Here comes the Army
Nate brought his military cars and lashed them up to a Union Pacific challenger. Heavy tanks need lots of pulling power.
Performing some reprogramming
Cameron has his modules set up simular to Bob's. With the flick of a switch he can control them seperately. Here he's reprogramming an engine.
The Big Blow
Intermountain came out with a new version of UP's gas turbine. They have DCC and some have sound.
Three railroads meet
Millwaukee, Great Norther, and Denver & Rio Grande.
Adding more car carriers
Cameron had his car carrier consist out, so Jason decided to add his to it. 19 feet long!
Over too soon.
The end of the show arrives. Time for cleanup.
Monday September 25th, 2017. Robert Arnesen's house
Monday September 25th, 2017.
This month our meeting was at Robert Arnesen's house.
Re-purposed bridge.
Robert shows off a railraod bridge he converted into a road bridge.
Show and tell.
Dave shows off his new book on Great Northern passenger service.
Room rebuilt.
Robert has completely rebuilt his room downstiars.
Fitting it all together.
Robert talks about his future plans for his home layout.
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Makers of custom signals for Z, N, HO and now S scale. These are the signals we use on our layout. www.customsignalsystem.com
Come visit the museum! Fun and activities for the whole family. Come check out the new Bingham mine railroad layout!
Members can sell here for free! Items should be railroad related.
Here's some stuff from Dave
Here are some links to some interesting sites
XTrkCAD is a pretty decent railroad modeling tool. It's not as fancy as some, but it's an absolute free-be!
SCARM or Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller is another free railroad modeling tool. It has more than 125 libraries and can display your design in 3D.
Here's the UTA Website
The NMRA's National
Everything you ever wanted to know about diesel locomotives
A site dedicated to all the US signage past and present. LOTS of pictures and dimentions. A must if you want to create that perfect sign.
This is a website for those who are into large scale models. Lots of info!
Guide to 17,000 rail-related websites including train travel, model railroading, railfan resources, train simulators, and railroad industry sites
Our Local NMRA guys
The Sterling Singers Choir
Salt Lake Astronomical Society
Utah Rocket Club
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