Area Model Railroad Clubs and open house information
Abington Lines Model Railroad Club Location: 2066 2nd Street Pike, Richboro, PA 18954 Website:http://www.abingtonlines.org Phone: 215-598-7720 Scale: HO
About: Come see multiple trains with digital radio control and sound,
operating on our 20' X 60' two-track mainline exceeding 1,000 feet in
length. Enjoy the scenery depicting the PA rolling hills. Marvel at our
trolleys, life like village, detailed buildings, operating roundhouse,
industrial switching areas and waterfront complete with rail ferries.
Burlington County Model Railroad Club Location: Basement, Burl. County Footlighters' Playhouse, 808 Pomona
Road, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077 Website:http://www.bcmrc.org Phone: 856-733-0010 Scale: HO About: We call our miniature railroad the Rancocas Valley
Lines, which is appropriate for this area We represent portions of a
railroad that goes from tidewater to mountains, running through the typical
stations and industrial areas of a large city, then countryside, while
serving industries. We run 5-8 trains simultaneously on a double mainline
along with several other trains operating in various yards.
Coopersburg Area Society of Model Engineers C.A.S.M.E Location: Basement of Borough building, 5 North Main Street,
Coopersburg, PA 18036 Website:http://www.casme.org Scale: HO About: Our layout dimensions are 35' x 44' and when finished there
will be in excess of 3500 feet of track and over 100 switches.
Gatsme MRRC at the Rockledge Model RR Museum Location: 323 Montgomery Ave, Rockledge, PA Website:http://www.rockledgemrm.org Phone: 215-646-2033 Thursday evenings only Scale: HO (standard & narrow gauge) About: Our new home is a renovated old mill building, featuring a 3000
square foot walkthrough layout, parts of which are already running.
Lehigh & Keystone Valley Model Railroad Museum Location: 705 Linden St., Bethlehem PA 18018 Website:http://www.lkvmodelrailroad.com Phone: 610-868-7101 Scale: HO About: One of the most spectacular model railroads ever built. This
layout features the Lehigh Valley Railroad stations in
Easton and Bethlehem, Pa. Also the Bethlehem Steel and
Allentown Freight Yard with two working humps.
Royersford Modular Model Railroaders Location: Multiple see web site Website:http://www.royersfordmodular.org Phone: 610-888-4306 Scale: HO About: Movable Modular railroad layout, on display at multiple
Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club Location: 400 South Main Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Website:http://www.schuylkillvalleymodelrailroadclub.com Phone: 610-935-1126 Scale: HO (standard & narrow gauge) About: Scale model trains run through realistic wooded Pennsylvania
scenery featuring logging, bridges, tunnels on Philadelphia-Reading
point-to-point mainline.There are 4 different railroads depicted on a 1,000
sq ft layout. Hundres of buildings, vehicles, figures & trees.
StARR (St. Alban's Railroad Fellowship) Location: St Alban's Episcopal Church, 3625 Chapel Road, Newtown
Square, in basement under thrift shop Website:http://www.starr-mrc.org Scale: HO, HOn3 About: Modular layout fills 4000 square feet with 200 ft. of 4
track mainline, 3 branch lines, steel mill, and 3 working classification
yards with engine facilities. DCC System, Car card/waybill operation.
Other Sites of Interest
National Model Railroad Association Website:NMRA About: he National Model Railroad Association, Inc. advances the global scale model railroading community
through education, advocacy, standards, and social interaction.
Strasburg Railroad Website:Strasburg Railroad Scale: Full size About: A steam train ride in the Amish countryside and other activities
Steamtown Website:Steamtown Scale: HO About: A National Park Service historic site featuring steam railroading. Located in Scranton, PA.
Railserve Website:Railserve About: A comprehensive guide to railroad web sites and resources.
A Brief History of New York City Railroading Website:NYC History About: A brief guide to New York City transportation history.
Model Railroads and Freight Cars Website:Model Railroads About: A page with links to beginner articles on model railroading..
Trolleys, Trams, and Streetcars Website:Model Railroads About: Resources and history of trolleys and streetcars.