States A-E

Model Railroad Clubs: States A-E

 

General Listings:

  • Iron Horse 1/29 Club: Club serving kitbashers, super detailers, and scratch builders of large scale locomotives. (4/17/01)

Alabama:

  • Coosa Valley Model Railroad Alub: Gadsden, Alabama. We built and maintain the layout at Center for Cultural Arts at 5th and Broad. (1-8-06)
  • MGB Model Railroad Club: Prattville Alabama. Permanent HO Scale Digitrax DCC layout built for operations. We also enjoy train watching. Visitors welcome. MGBRR – Where Life is nothing but FUN! (10-9-08)
  • The Redstone Model Railroad Club: Huntsville, AL. Learn about the Redstone Model Railroad Club's activities, club history, download the club's photo intensive newsletter, and On-Line Clinic. (1-9-02)
  • Southeast Alabama Model Railroad Club: Dothan, Alabama. Informal club modeling in HO and N Scale. Both permanent and modules. (1-29-06)
  • South West Alabama Railroad Modelers: Mobile, AL. Open to modelers of all scales. The club owns and operates a modular Lionel layout, sponsors an annual train show, has a monthly newsletter, and more. (9/7/99)
  • The Wrecking Crew: Birmingham, AL. Information on the club, its members, and the HO Scale Locust Grove & Western Railroad. (1/18/98)

Alaska:

  • Alaska Live Steamers: Wasilla, AK. Virtual tour, roster, club information, and more. (8/12/97)
  • TANANA VALLEY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB: Fairbanks, Alaska. "Route of the Baby Moose Gooser". Tanana Valley Model Railroad Club is a non-pofit corporation open to all individuals interested in model railroading. The new layout at the new depot is still under construction. It embraces both DCC and DC, linear, point-to-point, yard operations, local service operations, and continuous run operations. New members and visitors welcome.. (11-9-10)

Arkansas:

  • Central AR Model Railroad Club: Conway, AR. We are a group of Railroad Modelers, Collectors and Historians, who get together on a monthly basis to talk about our common interest. (9-4-02)
  • Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway: Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Daily Excursion Train, Dining Car tours with 1940-era diesel locomotive in operation, stationary steam locomotive exhibits. (7-19-04)

Arizona:

  • Arizona & Southwest Model RR Society and Tucson Ntrak: Tucson, AZ. Tucson Ntrak hosts a N scale layout in a 'E' formation, we operate 2 times per week. (3-07-12)
  • Cochise & Western Model Railroad Club : Sierra Vista, AZ.The Cochise & Western Model Railroad Club has N, HO, and G scale layouts, and holds open houses 3 times annually. (2-7-12)
  • Flagstaff Model Railroad Club: Flagstaff, AZ. Operates the Mountain Pacific Lines in HO, N, and HOn3. Family and student memberships available.. (3-7-12)
  • Gilbert Model Railroad Club: GMRC is a club of railroad enthusiasts who are modeling (HO scale) middle Arizona during the 1955 era. Our layout is located in the basement of the Gilbert Historical Museum (SW corner of Gilbert Rd and Elliot Rd and includes part of the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe railroads serving Arizona. Key focus areas include Gilbert, AZ and the surrounding area; Phoenix rail yards, passenger service and notable industries; Arizona mines serviced by the Santa Fe and other surrounding communities including, Glendale, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, etc. The club will host regular operation sessions once the layout is more complete. Additionally, there is an automated display with the trains running through the town of Gilbert as the key diorama. Regular work sessions are held most Tuesday and Thursday nights between 7-10 PM. Club meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 8PM in the same location. (4-21-10)
  • Grand Canyon State Model Railroaders: Phoenix Area, Arizona. An HO scale modular club. Our goal is to promote modular model railroading concepts: design, construction, operations, and standards. (10-12-05)
  • Maricopa Live Steamers: Phoenix, Arizona. We are 1/8th scale railroad on 150 acers with 9 miles of track on the ground. Three branches are bidirectional with signals. (4-1-06)
  • Ponderosa North Model Railroad Club: Phoenix, AZ. Round robin club that does frequent public demonstrations. 100% NMRA membership. (10/24/98)
  • Rincon Country West Garden Railroad Club : The Rincon Country West Garden Railroad Club is located at the Rincon Country West RV Resort in Tucson, Arizona. The club has been developing the layout, during the winter months, since 2005, as most of our members are "snowbird residents." We have over 700 feet of track with four track powered independent loops and an additional trolley line between town and the circus. . (12-27-09)
  • Scottsdale Model Railroad Historical Society: Scottsdale, AZ.New Building, New Name, New Layout. We operate both HO and HOn3 gauges. Visit our Web site for more information.. (11-3-12)
  • Southern Arizona Society of Model Engineers SASME: Tuscon, AZ. The online newsletter of SASME. Serving Southern Arizona since 1954. (3-7-12)
  • Sun'N'Sand Model Railroad Club: Scottsdale, AZ. Information, special run cars, and more for this N scale club. (5/4/97)
  • Thunderbird Model Railroad Club: Phoenix, AZ.Phoenix, AZ. Located under the grandstands at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, the club operates the Phoenix Turnbow & Apache HO scale standard gauge railroad and the Mogollon & Western HO scale narrow gauge railroad. The fully operational layout features over 1900 feet of continuous run which is operated as three independent loops during the Arizona State Fair.. (1-22-12)
  • Yuma Model Railroaders: Yuma, AZ. Presently we have and operating HO Scale modular layout. Members are active in multiple scales other than HO as well. Members are active in the NMRA and enjoy rail fanning in the area. Future plans are to build a permanent display layout and museum style display of the Yuma Region railraods history once the structure is rehabilitated. We work with local historical groups to preserve and restore railroad related artifacts and rolling stock. See our web site for some of our activities and future events! (11/16/10)

California:

  • Alameda County Central Railroad Society: Pleasanton, CA. HO and O scale standard gauge, narrow gauge, and traction layouts. (10/23/98)
  • Amtrak Employees Model Railroad Club: Los Angeles, CA. We are a new model railroad club, modeling generic America in HO Scale. Memberships are open to all interested modelers. (6-9-03)
  • Angels Gate Hi-Railers: San Pedro, CA. History, goals, and information about this modular O gauge club. (7/22/97)
  • Antelope Valley Model Railroad Club: Lancaster, CA. Information on this HO club. (5/4/97)
  • Antelope Valley N'Scalers: Lancaster, CA. Information and photos of this NTRAK club. (7/28/97)
  • Bay Area Lego Train Club: SF Bay Area, California. Modular 16x25 layout. (8-13-02)
  • Bay Area NTRAK Model Railroad Club: Crockett, CA. The SF Bay Area's oldest NTRAK Model Railroad Club. See our semi-permanent layout in the old SP Depot in Crockett across from the C&H Sugar Refinery. (1-19-02)
  • Bay Area Garden Railway Society: San Francisco, CA. Information on this large scale club. (7/22/97)
  • Belmont Shore Model Railroad Club: Los Angeles, CA. The birthplace of NTRAK and featured in many hobby magazines. (7/23/97)
  • Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club: Antioch, Ca. We are an operating HO scale club. We are open Tuesdays and Friday from 7 PM till everyone leaves. (8-24-04)
  • California Southern Model Railroad Club: Norwalk, CA. Featuring club history, layout plan, photos, and modeling information from this HO club. (7/21/97)
  • Carquinez Model Railroad Society: Crockett, CA. In June, 2005, we had to leave our home of 29 years in Vallejo, and were lucky to find a new home in the historic "Odd Fellows" Lodge in Crockett, CA. We are in the process of designing and building a new, DCC controled, HO scale railroad in the 36ft X 60ft Lodge room. We are always looking for new members. (4-13-06)
  • Citrus Empire Model Railroad Club: Pomona, CA. O scale steam & diesel, narrow gauge, and traction layouts. All welcome. (4/20/00)
  • Coachella Valley Model Railroaders, Inc.: Indio, CA. A 20'x80' layout with over 2000' of HO & HOn3 track. Fully sceniced with animations.(12-4-03)
  • Coastal Valley Lines: Santa Rosa, CA. Information on this HO modular railroad club. (5/20/00)
  • Corona & Temescal Canyon Railroad: Corona, CA. Newly formed club renovating building provided by the Corona Heritage Museum to house future HO scale layout. New members welcome. (6-6-02)
  • Corona Model Railroad Society: Corona, CA. Club is located in a building on the property of the Corona Heritage Park and Museum and depicts Corona in 1949 when rairoads were still important to the citrus groves and the growth of Corona. (8-6-06)
  • Black Diamond Lines Model Railroad Club: Antioch, CA. Come join the fun. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7 to 10 pm. (6-30-02)
  • East Valley Lines: Travel Town, Los Angeles, CA. We operate one of the largest N-Scale layouts in the world, covering 2,000 square feet. (7/9/99)
  • Eel River Valley Model Railroaders: Ferndale, CA. Moduler layout modeling the Northwestern Pacific RR on the north coast of California. (2-10-03)
  • Glendale Model Railroad Club: Glendale, CA. An HO scale club that formed in 1949 and is currently looking for new members. (12/3/97)
  • Empire Builders Model Railroad Club: Empire Builders is a club of devoted members, who have literally rebuilt their club.A tragic fire destroyed their former space. We have an operating layout that has Digitrax installed. Visit our site, and contact us for more info. . (3-19-10)
  • Gold Coast Modular Railroad Club: HO scale layout that models the Southern Pacific/Tehachapi Loop/Tehachapi Mountains. Part of a series of displays in Fillmore, California. (3/10/00)
  • Golden Empire Model Railroad Club: Bakersfield, CA. Building large HO and N scale layouts in its clubhouse and has a variety of shows and meets through out the year. (12/21/98)
  • Golden Gate Model Railroad Club: San Francisco, CA. Information, trackplan, photos, and more about this HO club. (7/21/00)
  • Golden State Model Railroad Museum: Richmond, CA. Houses the N, HO and O scale layouts of the East Bay Model Engineers Society. 10,000 sq. feet of models. (6/5/98)
  • Goleta Valley Railroad Club: Goleta, CA. It has always been the intent of the Club to build, maintain, and operate a railroad in seven and one half inch gauge, in a manner similar to prototype practice. (5/18/98)
  • Group 160 Ntrak Club: San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Simi Valley Ntrak club. Meets in Burbank, and shows all over southern California. Seeking new members now! (5/14/01)
  • Highland Pacific HO Model Railroad Club: San Gabriel, CA. One of the oldest and well known clubs in the Los Angeles area. Founded in 1948 the club is well advanced. (5/30/99)
  • High Sierra Model Railroad Club: Chico, CA. Freelanced HO scale model railroad in Northern California. (4/17/01)
  • Joshua Tree & Southern Railroad Club & Museum: Joshua Tree, CA. Shows our "G" scale, 7.5" gauge 2.5" scale and 15" gauge 5" scale model railroads, campsites, museum displays, and information for members and visitors. (1/23/00)
  • Lancaster and Northwestern Railroad Club: Lancaster, CA. The L&NRC is a club devoted to enjoying and promoting garden railroading in California's high desert communities of the Antelope Valley. (4-16-06)
  • Live Steam Clubs Of Southern California: A listing of outdoor livesteam, diesel, electric or whatever model railroads and clubs in the Southern California area. (5/18/98)
  • Los Angeles Live Steamers: Information, photos, tips, and want ads from this live steam/diesel club in Griffith Park. (5/4/97)
  • Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum -- Official Website: Los Angeles, California. A non-profit 501(c)3 organization with extensive layouts for 7 1/2", 4 3/4" and 3 1/2" gauge live steam, diesel and electric trains. (2-15-05)
  • Los Angeles Model Railroad Society: Hawthorne, CA. Information, club cars, photos, and more from this HO club featured in Model Railroader magazine. (7/22/97)
  • Los Angeles N-Scale Association: Griffith Park, CA. Operators of East Valley Lines Model Railroad located since 1979 in the Travel Town Museum. (9/27/99)
  • Modular Railroad Engineers of Ventura County: Camarillo, CA. N scale modular railroading using the Bend track standard. (5-11-02)
  • Monterey & Salinas Valley Railroad Modeling & Historical Society: Salinas, CA. See our new and permanent home in the Railway Express Agency building. We are constructing a model railroad in HO scale, depicting the narrow gauge MSVRR (if it had survived) and the standard gauge Southern Pacific Railroad as it is, in and around the greater Salinas Valley. (4/20/00)
  • N-Land Pacific Free-moN: Inland Empire, CA. Welcome to N-Land Pacific, a Free-moN club that models the Inland Empire of Southern California. The N-Land Pacific is a modular club, based on the Free-mo standards that were started in HO. The club’s modules specialize in 1950’s to present day portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties. . (4-5-12)
  • Napa Valley Model Railroaders: Napa, CA. Information on this HO club established in 1966. (5/4/97)
  • North Coast Narrow Gaugers: Sonoma County, CA. Our HOn3 layout is modular and we set it up several times a year. (7/28/97)
  • North County Model Railroad Society: Oceanside, California. Oceanside, CA. HO Layout under construction. New members welcome. (6-13-05)
  • North Valley Live Steamers: A non-profit organization interested in steam power and exists to provide fellowship and communication between the members and to educate the public about steam power and the steam hobby. (2/6/99)
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  • Orange Coast Railroad Club: Garden Grove, CA. Orange County’s largest permanent operating HO layout. The OCRC has only one purpose--to have fun with trains. (1/30/00)
  • Orange County Model Engineers: Orange County, CA. Membership is open to everybody with an interest in trains large or small. Guests are invited to any of our scheduled events. (5/18/98)
  • Orange County Module Railroaders: Southern California HO scale modular railroading. Site has contact, membership, meeting and show schedule info. Memberships are open. (1/28/99)
  • ORANGE COUNTY NGINEERS: FULLERTON, CA. N SCALE MODULAR CLUB - NTRAK - SEVERAL PUBLIC SHOWS PER YEAR - OPEN TO NEW MEMBERS. ALL ROADS AND PERIODS WELCOME. . (12-15-10)
  • Pasadena Model Railroad Club: Pasadena, CA. Home of the famous HO Sierra Pacific Lines. Information, photos, and Limited Edition Cars. (5/4/97)
  • Pomona Valley Model Railroad Club: Pomona, CA. PVMRRC is a non-profit organization where young and old can enjoy the hobby of model Railroading. (4/17/01)
  • Poway Station All Scale Model Rrailroad Club: Poway, CA. Modular club, active in HO, G, and N scales. Display at local malls, churches, community centers. Membership open. (8-14-03)
  • Redwood Valley Railway: Berkley, CA. A 5 inch scale steam powered railroad based on the narrow gauge railroads of the late 1800s. You can take a 12 minute journey through the Redwoods behind one of RVRY's 3 steam locomotives. (5/18/98)
  • Riverside Live Steamers: Riverside, CA. A 40 acre park and railroad dedicated to bringing railroading to the kids. (5/18/98)
  • Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club: Roseville, CA. We are a club of HO and N scale model railroaders with permanent and modular layouts. Guests are welcome at all meetings. Stop by and introduce yourself. (1/23/00)
  • Sacramento Model Railroad Historical Society: Sacramento, CA. Established 1948, one of the oldest clubs in Northern California. HO and HOn3 layouts. (6/19/98)
  • Sacramento Modular Railroaders: Sacramento, CA. SMR has led the way to innovative modular railroading: reversible modules, dispatching, computer generated switch lists and now DCC. (4/21/98)
  • Sacramento Valley N-Trak : Sacramento, California. We are a NTrak group serving the greater Sacramento Valley. While all are welcome, our focus is on modelling the northern California area and railroads including ATSF, SP, WP, CCT, NWP, SN, TS, UP and other NorCal RRs. (1-13-12)
  • San Diego Free-mo Group: San Diego, CA. Free, fun, prototype modeling in HO scale. We are based on Free-mo standards. That's right, no dues and no bureaucracy. Just a fun group learning from each other. . (7-28-11)
  • San Diego Garden Railway Society: San Diego, CA. A well known garden railway club. Organizers of the 2000 National Garden Railway Convention. Links to Convention booking form. (3/10/00)
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum: San Diego, CA. Multiple model RR clubs sharing one building and representing most modeled scales. (5/14/01)
  • San Diego Model Railroad Club: San Diego, CA. Huge HO and O-scale layouts are part of the San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park. Extensive layout descriptions and photographs. (12-5-01)
  • San Diego Society Of N Scale: Information and photos of this famous club at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum. (5/4/97)
  • San Joaquin Valley Garden Railway Society: Promoting the enjoyment of building and operating Garden Railroads in Cental California since 1995. (3/10/0)
  • San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Association: San Luis Obispo, CA. Open to modelers of all scales. The club owns and operates a modular N scale layout, has a monthly newsletter, and more! (1-21-07)
  • Santa Susana Railroad Historical Society: Simi Valley, California.Our HO scale club layout is DCC controlled and has over 500 feet of mainline and 6 switching yards. Our railroad is based on the Southern Pacific's coastal route between Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR . (9-27-10)
  • Short Track Model Railroad Club: Vista, California. NTRAK/N Scale model railroad located in our own building on a 40 acre Antique Gas and Steam Tractor Museum.. (4-26-12)
  • Silicon Valley Lines: San Jose, CA. Our location and high number of engineer members makes the HO club a natural focus for creative acts involving electronics and computers. Check out the 3D scenery imaging. (7/19/98)
  • Slim Gauge Guild Model Railroad Club: Pasadena, CA. The HOn3 layout is based on the D&RG and the RGS. The Sn3 layout is more freelanced. (7/23/97)
  • South Bay Historical Railroad Society: Santa Clara, CA. HO and N layouts, museum and library in beautifully restored SP depot and tower complex alongside active Union Pacific mainline. (8-20-04)
  • Southern California LEGO Train Club: San Diego, CA. The SCLTC is a group of train and LEGO enthusiast working to capture the essence of model railroading with LEGO bricks. (1-30-03)
  • Southern California N Scale Council: A coordinating site for clubs in Southern California. Includes clubs from Antelope Valley to San Diego, and all points in between (5/14/01)
  • Southern California Traction Club: Los Angeles, CA. An HO modular group that sets up several times a year at public shows in the LA area. The overhead wire is "live." (8/25/97)
  • Tehachapi Loop Railroad Club: Open to all railroad enthusiasts, from N, HO, Lionel and Large Scale Modelers to Standard Gauge Travelers, Historians, Artists and Photographers, Collectors of Memorabilia and Dreamers. (4/12/99)
  • Tidewater Southern Railway Historical Society: Stockton, California. The Tidewater Southern Railway Historical Society was incorporated in the State of California on August 4, 1992, as a nonprofit public benefit corporation for charitable and public purposes. The Society received 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service on July 27, 1992, for the purpose of collection, preservation, restoration, and archival, and the maintaining of a museum for exhibiting, of Tidewater Southern Railway artifacts, memorabilia, historical data and information, and railway equipment. Also, exhibiting for educational purposes of historical data, artifacts, memorabilia, and railway equipment of the Tidewater Southern Railway, and the advancement of railroad preservation in general. . (12-2-10)
  • Tri-City Society of Model Engineers: Freemont, CA. Located in the Niles Depot. We operate both HO and N-scale layouts, and G if it's sunny. (9/7/98)
  • Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society: Walnut Creek, CA. An HO scale standard gauge, narrow gauge, Alweg-style monorail, and interurban freight and trolley line club. (7/21/00)
  • Western Sierra Model Railroad Club: Bakersfield, CA. An HO scale model railroad club at the Kern County Museum, historically representing Kern County and Bakersfield from 1945 to 1955. (2/7/01)

Colorado:

  • Boulder Model Railroad Club: Boulder, CO. The club does not have a club layout; however, it sponsors 2 module groups - one for HO scale modelers and one for N scale modelers. (4/10/99)
  • Coal Creek & Southern Ry. Co.: Parker, CO. Our club is brand new. We are just starting to build our modular layout and only have four members. The site is still under construction but will have pictures and stories from two of our members who have been chasing trains for 40 years. (3/1/98)
  • Denver Garden Railway Society: Denver, CO. The Denver Garden Railway Society, founded in 1979, is a non-profit organization dedicated to education and the promotion and enjoyment of all aspects of garden railroading. (7-25-02)
  • Denver HO Model Railroad Club: Golden, CO. One of the oldest and largest model railroad clubs in the Rocky Mountains having been founded in 1947. The club is housed in the lower level of the Colorado Railroad Museum. The layout features HO, HOn3, and Traction replicating Colorado mountain railroading. (03/21/12)
  • Denver N Scale Model Railroad Club: Meeting together for the purpose of promoting the personal enjoyment of the N-scale model railroad hobby. Our meetings are held every Tuesday at 7:30 pm at the Forney Museum of Transportation. (10/28/99)
  • Estes Valley Model Railroaders: Estes Park, CO. The Estes Valley Division of the Rocky Mountain Region, NMRA, and Estes Valley Model Railroaders website. (2-28-02)
  • Longmont Area Railroad Modelers: Longmont Area, CO. A new HO scale modular layout club originating in the Longmont, CO area. Our goals are to have fun and promote the model railroading hobby. (12-5-02)
  • Pikes Peak 'N' Gineers: We have a club room of approximately 940 square feet that contains the club N-Trak layout and a storage/work room. (5/18/00)
  • The Platte Valley & Western Model Railroad Club: located in the basement of the Historic Denver Union Station hosts monthly open houses the last Friday of every month from 7pm to 9pm. These events are free and open to the public. A donation is appreciated. The club is also open to the public every Friday night from 7pm to 9pm. Trains are not guarenteed to run except on scheduled operations and open house nights. For more information and operations schedules, please check the club's website - www.pvwrr.org or call the club's info line at 303-325-5143. (9/22/08)
  • Rocky Mountain Railroad Club: Denver, CO. Information, CO rail news, and more from this club. (6/4/97)
  • Youth in Model Railroading: Denver, CO.Denver area & Colorado Springs area. Youth in Model Railroading is a model railroad club excluslvely for kids ages 8-18 (7-1-05) . (3-1-12)

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