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American Flyer S Gaugers of the St. Louis Famous-Barr Christmas Window Layout 1990

Famous-Barr Christmas Window Layout Moves to New Home

The American Flyer S Gaugers of the St. Louis Area (AFSGSLA) model train club installed and maintained a large Christmas train layout in a display window of the downtown Farmous-Barr store for the last 25 years. The layout will now be displayed at the Museum of Transportation in St. L...
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Big Bend Railroad Club Rebuild

Big Bend Railroad Club Rebuild

Nearing completion from a total rebuild begun about two years ago, the largest yard of the Springfield & Ozark Railway is a focal point for the oldest model railroad club in the St. Louis area, the Big Bend Railroad Club....
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New and Updated GatewayNMRA.org Website

New and Updated GatewayNMRA.org Website Now Online

After nine months and hundreds of hours of work, I am proud to announce that the new GatewayNMRA.org website is now online. This major update is the third version of the GatewayNMRA.org website, and represents the site's second major revision in it's fifteen-year history....
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2010 Annual Joint Train Picnic at WF&P

6th Annual NMRA-NRHS Train Picnic Will Be October 5, 2013

The Gateway Division NMRA and The St. Louis Chapter NRHS are having a joint picnic on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Railroad in Glencoe, Missouri....
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2012 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modeler’s Meet

2012 St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modeler’s Meet

August 5th and 6th at the Gateway Convention Center marked the first time the St. Louis RPM community joined forces with the NMRA’s Gateway Division. The RPM and NMRA communities in St. Louis have always worked together in the past, but 2012 was the first year that the two groups publ...
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FRA Outlaws Molded-On Handgrabs

FRA Outlaws Molded-On Handgrabs

The Federal Railroad Administration today outlawed molded-on plastic handgrabs on all freight and passenger cars on model railroads, citing safety concerns....
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Stories From a Railfan’s Wife

Stories From a Railfan’s Wife

When you encourage your husband to attend NMRA meetings in an effort to give his mid-life crisis some direction, the results cannot be foreseen....
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2012 Missouri Botanical Garden “Gardenland Express” Garden Railroad

2012 Missouri Botanical Garden “Gardenland Express” Garden Railroad

The 2012 Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden featured G gauge trains and a streetcar traveling through miniature holiday landscapes from redwood forests to mushroom fantasies, all surrounded with Christmas decorations, wrapped present tunn...
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2012 Annual Train Picnic

Photo Gallery From The 2012 Annual Joint Train Picnic

On Saturday, September 15, 2012, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter NRHS held their 5th Annual Picnic at the Museum of Transportation in Kirkwood, Missouri. This year 97 members, families and guests attended the picnic....
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5th Annual Gateway Division/NRHS Train Picnic

5th Annual Gateway Division/NRHS Train Picnic

On Sat., Sept. 15, 2012, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter NRHS held our 5th Annual Picnic at the Museum of Transportation, Kirkwood, Missouri. The museum hosts the most complete collection of American rail power in the world, along with its collection of automobiles...
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MCoR 2012 Regional Train Show

St. Louis 2012 NMRA MCoR Regional Convention – May 30 to June 3, 2012

The NMRA Mid-Continent Regional convention was hosted by the Gateway Division NMRA on May 30 through June 3, 2012. The event featured clinics, layout and prototype tours, model contests, operating sessions, a train show, and a banquet at the Museum of Transportation....
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Kalmbach Library Photo Scanning

Kalmbach Library Photo Scanning

Of the over 100,000 images, negatives, slides, plans and drawings maintained at the Library, only a handful have ever been seen by NMRA members because it requires making a personal trip to Headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to do so. The Diamond Club is a fundraiser specifically...
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