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Joint NMRA-NRHA Arborway, T.T. & Northwestern Railroad Trip Group Photo

Joint NMRA-NRHA Arborway, T.T. & Northwestern Railroad Trip

Members of the Gateway Division of the NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter of the NRHS reached across the vast and polarizing isle of railroad related interest camps, put away our differences and embarked on a joint adventure. A day of railroad-related activities at the Iron Spike Railroad...
Model Railroading 101 Class at the Museum of Transportation

“Model Railroading 101” Class at the Museum of Transportation

On December 16, 2017 the Gateway Division hosted their first “Model Railroading 101” class open to the public at the Museum of Transportation. Greg Gramlich demonstrated how to build a simple layout using Bachmann EZ-Track on a 42"x60” piece of 2" thick extruded foam board. The hands-...
Holiday Train Exhibit at the National Museum of Transportation

Holiday Train Exhibit at the National Museum of Transportation

For a quarter century the American Flyer "S" Gaugers of St. Louis presented the corner window display model train layout in Macy's (formerly Famous-Barr) downtown St. Louis store. A cherished holiday tradition, the 400 square foot display had trains on three levels with 300 feet of tr...
Wildwood (St. Louis) Hobby Manufacturer 3D Prints Detail Parts

Wildwood (St. Louis) Hobby Manufacturer 3D Prints Detail Parts

Jack and Ellen Bray started JEB Mfg., LLC about 4 years ago to create "what is not being made that people want" and "things that are not made anymore" using 3D printing. He started with one 3D printer and added another with a smaller nozzle for detail parts. The models are made in O, ...
Vendor Area at the 2011 St. Louis Train Show

Gateway NMRA Announces Clinics at the Nov. 4, 2017 Train Show

Make sure to attend these clinics which are part of the 2017 Gateway NMRA St. Louis Train Show on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Learn about custom decals, kitbashing, Chicago & Illinois Midland Railroad, and speakers for Digital Command Control. Find out more at http://gatewaynmra.org...
Caboose Kibitzer, 2017, Vol. 67, No. 3

Volume 67 Issue 3 of the Caboose Kibitzer is Now Online

The third 2017 issue of the Caboose Kibitzer, published by the Mid-Continent Region of the NMRA, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Caboose Kibitzer, 2017, Vol. 67, No. 2

Volume 67 Issue 2 of the Caboose Kibitzer is Now Online

The second 2017 issue of the Caboose Kibitzer, published by the Mid-Continent Region of the NMRA, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Caboose Kibitzer, 2017, Vol. 67, No. 1

Volume 67 Issue 1 of the Caboose Kibitzer is Now Online

The first 2017 issue of the Caboose Kibitzer, published by the Mid-Continent Region of the NMRA, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Fall 2016 K-10 Operating Session

Gateway Division NMRA and St. Louis Chapter NRHS K-10 Operating Session

The advertising was not wrong. WOW! What a great time, what a great pike! Thanks to Ron Gawedzinski for setting up this event and Ken Kroschwitz of K-10 Hobbies and his minions who were gracious hosts and literally gave us the run of the railroad. At least twenty NMRA & NRHS members p...
Iron Spike Model Railroad Museum

Visiting The New Iron Spike Model Railroad Museum

The new Iron Spike Model Railroad Museum in Washington, Missouri has made amazing progress. The large building, which began life as an 90'x75' automobile dealership, features HO, N, and G scales is various stages of completion, a “hands on” switching puzzle, and a play room for the li...
Caboose Kibitzer, 2016, Vol. 66, No. 4

Volume 66 Issue 4 of the Caboose Kibitzer is Now Online

The fourth 2016 issue of the Caboose Kibitzer, published by the Mid-Continent Region of the NMRA, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Kenneth Kroschwtz's Amazing K-10 Model Trains Layout

Special Member’s Tour and Operating Session at K-10’s Model Trains

As a special member's event, Gateway NMRA and St. Louis NRHS members are invited to visit, tour and operate HO model trains at K-10’s Model Trains, 19 Schiber Court, Maryville, Illinois, on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sign up at the next meeting or contact Ron G...