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Pete Smith’s Beautiful Loon Lake Railway & Navigation Co. Sn3 Model Railroad

The Loon Lake Railway & Navigation Co. – Gateway NMRA Meeting June 18, 2018

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, Illinois. Pete Smith will take us on a photographic tour of his layout while discussing the design concept and some of the modeling techniques he used. Our monthly ...
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Spring 2018 RPO, Vol 26, No 1

The Spring 2018 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Spring 2018 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, The RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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This view in the larger of the two rooms and is where the original layout sat. Beyond the doorway was once an open porch before the railroad closed it in for the club to use. In the far room you can see the ten-foot long warren truss bridge built by Bob Whelove, and just below it the nearly twenty-five foot long plate girder bridge built by Charles Schwarm.

The Big Bend Railroad Club – Eighty Years and Counting

What model railroad club is eighty years old this year and has been located in the same building for the whole time? It is also the oldest model railroad club in the St. Louis area, and because of this club the building it is located in - a former railroad depot - has been in continuo...
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