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Preparing for Operations – Gateway NMRA Meeting May 18, 2020

Based on the continuing pandemic situation, the Division's executive committee has decided to cancel the May 18th meeting. The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. Dave Roeder will p...
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Winter 2020 RPO, Vol 27, No 4

The Winter 2020 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Winter 2020 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, The RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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Operations-Getting Started – Gateway NMRA Meeting Feb. 17, 2020

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, Illinois. Dave Roeder will give his presentation "Operations - Getting Started." It covers planning for operations, types of train movements, benchwork, track w...
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Developing an Operations-Focused Model Railroad: How We Did It

Venita Lake explains how operations were developed for the El Dorado & El Reno Railroad, the waybills, track warrants and switchlists used, and the evolving role of their dispatcher's desk....
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Fall 2018 RPO, Vol 26, No 3

The Fall 2018 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Fall 2018 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, The RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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An Operating Session at Mexico Train Works

An Operating Session at Mexico Train Works

The Missouri, Texas & Western is the modern-era HO scale layout of the Mexico Train Works in Mexico, Missouri. David Lowell, and other Gateway NMRA members, recently attended an operating session there and everyone had a great time. David shares his experience of the event and photos ...
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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...
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Operations Session on John Schindler's St. Louis Junction Railroad

Fall Division Operations Session on John Schindler’s St. Louis Junction Railroad

Chris Oestreich organized Division operating sessions on John Schindler’s St. Louis Junction Railroad and Bob Johnson's Pseudo-Soo Lines in November. It was a great evening of enjoying fine layouts and the fellowship of others with similar interests. Here are 21 photos from the St. Lo...
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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...
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Division Operations Night

Division Operations Night

The Gateway Division NMRA sponsored an Operations Night Saturday, April 30, 2016. Operating sessions for NMRA members were available at three area model railroads. Jason Janzen and Dale DeWitt share their experiences of the event....
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Gateway Division Operations Night Member Event, April 30, 2016

The Gateway Division NMRA Saturday Operations Night will be Saturday, April 30, 2016. Operating sessions for NMRA members only are available at three area model railroads. The operating sessions start at 7 p.m. Contact Chris Oestreich to sign up at oestreich62@yahoo.com or 636-207-170...
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Railroad Dispatching & Signaling (Prototype & Model) – Gateway NMRA Meeting June 15, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the O'Fallon, Illinois VFW Post. Curt Regensberger will discuss various prototype railroad methods of dispatching and signaling. Curt will also discuss how prototype dispatch and signaling m...
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