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2010 Annual Joint Train Picnic at WF&P

Photo Gallery From The 2010 Annual Joint Train Picnic at WF&P

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter NRHS held the 3rd get-together picnic of two fine train groups at the Wabash, Frisco and Pacific Railroad in Glencoe, Missouri....
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September 25, 2010 Annual Joint Train Picnic

September 25, 2010 Annual Joint Train Picnic

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter NRHS held the 3rd annual train picnic at the Wabash, Frisco and Pacific Railroad in Glencoe, Missouri. The WF&P RR provides a two mile roundtrip ride running 12-inch gauge small scale steam and diesel...
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Wabash #573 Locomotive Restoration Effort

The Saint Louis Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society is seeking funds to cosmetically restore this steam locomotive. Built by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works, this 2-6-0 Mogul-type freight locomotive was retained for two years after had become dieselized because of a b...
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Litchfield Train Group HO Model Railroad Layout

Litchfield Train Group Layout Tour

The joint visit between Gateway Division National Model Railroad Association and the St. Louis Chapter National Railway Historical Society on Saturday, December 12, 2009, was organized by Ron Gawedzinski....
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Playing Trains With The Kids

Playing Trains with the Kids

One common thread unites model railroaders: the love of trains. Additionally, most people, model railroaders included, love their children. While sharing your model railroad with your children, or grandchildren, remains a noble endeavor, some guidelines must be followed....
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2009 Gateway Division - St. Louis NRHS Train Picnic

2009 Gateway Division Train Picnic

On Sat., Sept. 19, 2009, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society held the second annual train picnic at the Wabash, Frisco, and Pacific Railroad, in Glencoe, MO. The weather was great, the steam and diesel locomotive rides were ma...
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NMRA/NRHA Tour of Quincy Society of Model Engineers Layout

The joint venture between St. Louis Chapter National Railway Historical Society and the Gateway Division National Model Railroad Association on Saturday, March 28, 2009, was organized by Ron Gawedzinski. The event took us to Quincy, Illinois, to see and operate trains on the Quincy So...
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Paddington Bear and Lionel Engineer Bear

A Beary Christmas – Lionel Engineer Bear & Paddington Bear

Railroad-themed bears make wonderful presents, and especially at Christmastime. Alex now has two railroad bears in his stuffed animal menagerie....
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Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Live Steam Railroad Train Picnic 2008

Photo Gallery From The Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Live Steam Railroad Train Picnic

Photos of the September 6, 2008 Gateway Division NMRA - St. Louis Chapter NRHS joint train picnic at the Wabash, Frisco, and Pacific Railroad....
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Wabash, Frisco & Pacific Live Steam Railroad Train Picnic 2008

NMRA – NRHA Joint Picnic at the WF&P

On Saturday, September 6, 2008, the Gateway Division NMRA and the St. Louis Chapter NRHS held the first ever joint picnic at the Wabash, Frisco, and Pacific Railroad. The WF&P RR runs 12 inch Gauge Small Scale Steam Trains alongside the Meramec River at Glencoe, Missouri....
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American Model Builders Plant Tour

American Model Builders Plant Tour

It was a beautiful, sunny morning when 19 Gateway Division NMRA members gathered outside the door of American Model Builders, Inc., on Saturday, August 23, at 11 AM. John Hitzeman, owner of AMB, greeted us at the door. We were led inside to a room that could best be described as “mode...
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Product Review: Press & Go Train by Fisher-Price

Product Review: Press & Go Train

Toot! Toot! Pressing the smokestack is all it takes for your littlest engineer to get this train moving, with lights, music, and lots of block bobbing, spinning, and teetertottering action. The Press & Go Train is part of Fisher-Price’s extensive Peek-a-Block system....
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