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2016 Member Survey Results

The Gateway Division NMRA leadership team has completed review of the results of our member survey and we’re starting to work on implement the findings. we’re going to need your help implement the changes. We sent out 214 surveys and received 68 responses. Please review the findings a...
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From Photograph to Scale Model – Gateway NMRA Meeting April 18, 2016

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, IL. John Carty will present his techniques for creating realistic structures and models from photographs. Come see how he creates these fine reproductions of actua...
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Brian Post's Sierra Nevada and Indian River Railway

Holiday 2015 Model Railroad Open Houses

Looking for a model railroad to visit over the holidays? Check out these options....
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Chicago Create – Gateway NMRA Meeting December 21, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2015 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, IL. Curt Regensberger will discus the Chicago Create. The Create is a private/governmental program to relieve rail congestion in Chicago. Curt will talk about s...
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Speakers and Enclosures for Great DCC Sound – Gateway NMRA Meeting October 19, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, IL. Rich Velten will demonstrate the use of the various types of speakers and enclosures he installs in HO scale engines when adding DCC sound. Our monthly meeti...
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Researching and Scratchbuilding Steam Locomotives – Gateway NMRA Meeting Sept. 21, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. Phil Bonzon MMR will take you thru the process of building the three award-winning HO scale steam locomotives that swept the 2012 NMRA Nati...
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The Nickel Plate Railroad: History and Modeling – Gateway NMRA Meeting August 17, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015 at VFW Post 805 in O’Fallon, IL. Jon Marx will discuss the history of the Nickel Plate Railroad, some of the railroad's more interesting equipment, and resources to aid in layout planning. Ou...
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Weathering Models with Pan Pastels – Gateway NMRA Meeting July 20, 2015

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. Jeremy Janzen will demonstrate weathering with Pan Pastels. These dry paints are easy to apply, low mess, and completely removable if you ch...
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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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