Clubs

 

         NMRA Cajon Division Affiliate Model Railroad Clubs (100% NMRA)

 

Antelope Valley N' Scalers

http://www.avns.av.org/

The AV N' Scalers was founded in August of 1994. The first meeting was held at the Lancaster, Ca. Library. There were five people who showed up. After talking about starting an "N" scale model railroad, it was decided to go the "NTRAK" route. The Club started by building four 4ft. corner modules. Today we are a very diverse group of very active guys and gals from Santa Barbara to Victorville, from Riverside to California City. We are truly a club "From the Desert to the Sea" and most of Southern California.
 

Hemet San Jacinto Railroad Club

http://www.hemetsjmodelrailroad.webs.com/

The Hemet San Jacinto Model Railroad Club consists of 18 members currently. We are mostly HO and N scale; the club is also interested in anything else concerning trains; such as: O scale, Garden railway, Prototype, Operation, and Photography.
 

Orange County Module Railroaders Inc

http://trainweb.org/ocmr/ , Post Office Box 3577 Fullerton, CA 92834-3577

Instead of building a large, permanent layout, members build and maintain modules that can be assembled with modules built by other members into a large, operating display. Each person works from the set of club standards that specify module construction. These standards include size, framework, track
 

Southern Nevada N-Trackers

www.snnt.org/

Formed on November of 1997 the purpose of the club is to promote N-TRAK augmented by oNeTRAK and encourage members in the skills of N-Scale model railroading. For small areas, the table top modules using T-TRAK

 

         Cajon Division Area Clubs & Groups

  California  
 

California South Coast On30 Modular

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/CSCModOn30/info,

Narrow minded, want to be? Never Done and Always Changing, the California South Coast Modular (CSC) On30 Model Railroad group's mission is to bring the joy of narrow gauge trains to all ages at train shows. On30? On30 means the models are O scale (1:48 running on 32mm gauge track). The 'n'signifies Narrow gauge, 30 means 30 inches or 2.5 feet rail spacing. Many groups in other states and several other California On30 Modular groups build to a common standard that allow us to combine operations when displaying at shows and meets. Currently, CSC frequently operates in conjunction with the California Central Valley Modular(Yahoo group: On30CCVMod) and the California Central Coast Modular (Yahoo group: CCCModOn30).

 

Coachella Valley Model Railroaders, Inc.

http://www.cvmrr.com/, 43714 Commanche St., Indio, CA 92203-2630 (mail only)

The Club currently has 32 regular members from all occupations. Retired people, swimming pool contractors, carpenters, electricians, law enforcement, engineers, doctors, photographers, pilots, and so on. Membership is open to anyone with an active interest in railroads and modeling. The level of experience ranges from armchair modelers, to novices, to experts. For most of us, the fun is in the learning.

 

 

Corona Model Railroad Society

http://www.jjqgenesis.com/CMRS/index.html, 1551 Lupine Circle, Corona, CA 92881 (mail only)

The Corona Model Railroad Society was created to represent 1940's Corona in the heyday of its citrus production. But not only its agriculture. The lumber, mining, manufacturing and all the trackside industries engaged in trade from other communities to other countries. An entire house, which sets on the park property, is devoted to the 600 sq. ft. display. The model railroad is fully operational depicting a part of Corona and local points east with the Santa Fe main line and the Pacific Electric system.

 

European Trian Enthusiasts- San Diego Chapter

http://www.greatesthobby.com/wgh/directory/MS_396.html, 24262 Augustin St., Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Modular layout, Monthly Round robin (meet in member's homes) European Train Enthusiasts is the premier North American organization focusing on European railroading. Founded in 1973, ETE serves modelers, railway fans, related organizations and the community through public events, working model displays, media presentations, and the publication of our quarterly journal, ETE Express.

 

Greater Los Angeles Area Association of Model Railroads

http://trc.trains.com/groups.aspx?page=info&groupid=1515, 10808 Foothill Bl ste. 160-122
Rancho Cucamonga, CA (mail only)

A round robin club based in Southern California, GLAAAMR brings together modelers of different scales and eras for fun, networking, tips, operations, and trips.

 

Joshua Tree & Southern Railroad Clubs

http://www.jtsrr.org/browsers/home.html, 8901 Willow Lane, Joshua Tree, CA 92252

We feature fully operational 15" gauge, 7 1/2" gauge, and G-scale trackage amid the rocks, sagebrush, trees, and cactus. Although the 7 1/2" gauge is designed and built with a narrow gauge prototype in mind -- all railroaders with equipment operable on 7 1/2" gauge track are welcome and indeed encouraged.

 

Model Railroads of Southern California

https://beta.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Model_Railroads_Of_Southern_California/info?referrer=PMRRC

A group for Southern California model railroaders, model railroad layout owners and clubs to share their progress, experiences, tips and techniques with each other. All Southern California model railroaders, with or without layouts, are very welcome to participate. Featured layouts can be of any railroad, time period or geographic setting, however, the physical location of the layout must be in the southern half of the state.

 

N-Land Pacific Free-moN

http://html.nlandpacific.com/

We are a N-Scale Free-moN-based modular Model Railroad club that models the Inland Empire of
Southern California. The club’s N-Scale modules specialize in 1950’s to present day portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties. We use Free-moN standards for such things as code 55 rail, low profile wheels, and Micro-Trains type couplers. We have taken the N-Scale Free-moN standards and added a NLP standard for our group, such as a standard for two-track mains and drilled endplates.

 

N Trak Express

http://www.ntrakexpress.com/ PO Box 304, Riverside, CA 92502 (mail only)

We are an N-scale modular club and particpate in Gats in southern Califonia. We also do other types of shows to help expose N-scale to all ages. We are here to have fun, learn from each other and enjoy our trains. Most of our members live in or near North Orange County, CA. Our members include beginners and experts. Train shows are held at the local Convention Centers, fair grounds, schools and private venues. Meetings are held at local restaurants, club members homes or at the shows.

 

Orange County Model Engineers

http://www.ocmetrains.org/ P O Box 3216, Costa Mesa, CA 92628

We are a non-profit organization that operates a 7 1/2" gauge railroad at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa, California. Officially known as, Mackerel Flats and Goat Hill Junction Railroad, the club was founded in 1988 by a group of local railroad buffs. Currently there is over 5 miles of actual track winding through the park. A variety of trains run on the track and represent 1 1/2", 2 1/2" and 3 1/2" scale equipment.

 

Orange County N-gineers

http://www.ocngineers.com PO Box 7072, Fullerton, CA 92834-7072

By building your module to NTRAK specifications, you can use your module with other clubs all over the United States. There are even some groups in other countries who build NTRAK modules. We, as clubs or individuals, often join other modular 'N' Scale clubs, in order to enlarge the layout for special public, or NTRAK conventions.

 

Orange County Gardern Railway Society

http://www.orangecountygardenrailwaysociety.com/ toddalin@cox.net

The Orange County Garden Railway Society (OCGRS) is a club dedicated to those with an interest
in Garden and Large Scale Model Trains. Our members have a wide variety of interests including gardening,
modeling, scratch building, electronics and technical innovations, making figures, painting backdrops,
or simply viewing each other's layouts. Many members have interests in model trains of all scales.

   

Pioneer Western Model Railroad Club

7422 Orangethorpe, Buena Park, CA 90620, 714 562-6718 contact Paul Bush

HO scale meets on Mondays, 8:00 pm

 

Roundhouse Gang Model Railroad Club

http://trc.trains.com/groups.aspx?page=info&groupid=809 100 S LaSalle St, Redlands, CA 92374 (mail only)

9120 Peoria Lane, Moreno Valley, CA 92557 (mail only) , gwinterg@verizon.net or larryk@dslextreme.com

Our modest sized HO scale layout at 60% completion. Operational. This is an old club in it's 4th major location and dates back to the 40's. We have no specific Prototype. All roads are welcome. We run Steam to Contempary as the individual desires. The club is casual and has an association with the San Diego MRR club In San Diego. We operate their layout once a month which gives us the opportunity to run very long trains on a first class layout.

 

Riverside Live Steamers

http://www.steamonly.org/ P.O. Box 5512, Riverside, CA 92517

Back in the 1950's, Joe Hunter, a well known Riverside industrialist, realized that steam locomotives were disappearing from the railroads that passed through Riverside. Knowing that future generations would not know the excitement of seeing, smelling and hearing the sounds of steam locomotives, he had a vision. Why not duplicate a steam train in miniature? RLS is pleased to offer thousands of people an opportunity to see, hear, and smell what steam locomotion is all about. We like to think Mr. Hunter would be very proud of our accomplishments during the past forty-six years.

 

Southern California Railway Association, Inc.( formally: Fullerton Railway Plaza Association)

http://www.scrpa.net

A volunteer organization focused on the promotion of train-related educational programs for our youth, plus activities and exhibits for people of all ages – dedicated to the preservation of the rail heritage of Southern California. SCRPA (formerly FRPA) is administered by a Board of Directors that includes people knowledgeable in railroad operations, organization administration, public affairs, nonprofit organizations and various technical specialties. Our mission is to provide a historical insight into the numerous contributions that railroads have made to the development and growth of our region from the 19th century onward.

SCRPA’s ultimate goal is the creation of a premier destination attraction to present the spirit of the Southland through this railroad heritage. Called the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAILROAD EXPERIENCE (SCRX), it will include exhibitions, programs and activities that are educational, interactive and fun for all ages.

 

Southern Pacific Division Toy Train Operaing Society

http://www.ttos-sp.com/ kenflory@gmail.com

Our Mission is to encourage the wonder and excitement of operating and collecting toy trains and to share our collective knowledge with future society members. The Southern Pacific Division is a dynamic and active voice for the hobby of operating and collecting toy trains, sometimes called Lionel trains. We have not forgotten American Flyer as the other identifiable name in the past history of the hobby.

 

Sunset Operating Crew

http://sunset73.com

We are a group of model railroaders who enjoy operating trains and reenacting a true railroad experience. We are bound together in an informal club setting, and are hosted by the “Gateway to the Sunset Route.” There are presently 15 members on the call list, but we are always looking for new members to boost our ranks.

 

Upland Garden Railway Society

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Upland-Garden-Railway-Society/169528168182

1810 W. Foothill Blvd. Suite E, Upland, CA 91786

The Upland Garden Railway Society is proud to help support the "oldest and largest" garden railroad known to exist in the United States. The garden railroad located at the fairgrounds in Pomona, California, covers 30,000 square feet of garden space and has over 9,000 feet of G-gauge track. At any given time, one can see more than twenty different train consists running.

  Nevada  
 

The Friends of the Nevada Southern Railway

http://nevadasouthern.com/index.html / http://www.nevadasouthern.com/FNSR_Model_Railroaders.html

We operate an excursion train, a 1.5” scale live steamer railroad, and Model Railroaders car with HO and Lionel layouts. The Museum is located on Yucca Street, in Boulder City, NV.The Model Railroaders car is now conveniently located near the NSR ticket office and has been air conditioned. The MR Car is open to the public for operations on the first and third Saturdays, and most Sundays. Alternate Saturdays are work days. FNSR is looking for additional HO and Lionel (O gauge) railroaders who are interested in assisting in the construction and operations. Please contact Scott Dam at scott.dam@comcast.net.

 

Las Vegas Garden Railway Society

http://communitylink.reviewjournal.com/servlet/lvrj_ProcServ/DBPAGE=cge&GID=08003010550939058009709950

7908 Four Seasons Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89129-5488 (mail only)

We have been active in numerous local public events (craft shows, home shows, GATS Train Shows. etc.), displaying and operating our railway for tens of thousands of southern Nevadan's. Annually, at Christmas time, we operate in the lobby of the local power and telephone utilities, returning us to an era where model trains were a part of the Christmas decorations. We have also traveled to nearby towns to participate in annual railroad days festivals.

     
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