|Information on model railroad groups in our division|
|Ashtabula Area Operating Group |
Description: Informal, round robin HO model railroad operating and social group.
Meets: Every Tuesday at 7:30 pm at members homes in the Ashtabula area.
Contact: Bob Palmer (440) 997-9036 or Gary Shaffer (440)-224-1884
|Cuyahoga Valley S Gaugers |
Description: S-gauge club open to all: scale, narrow gauge, tin plate, hi-rail, and collectors. Three portable layouts: sectional hi-rail, modular scale with both standard and 3 ft narrow gauge, and a traditional American Flyer. Formal club. $15 dues.
Meets: Third Sunday of every month in the evening at members homes.
|Lake Erie N-Scale Society (LENS) |
Description: Informal N-scale group, majority of members have NTrak modules but it is not a requirement. Set-up NTrak modules 5 to 6 times a year; over 40 modules within the group; occasional clinics during monthly meetings.
Meets: Fourth Friday of every month at members homes, mainly Lake and Geauga counties but all are welcome.
Information Dennis (440) 352-7081
|Lake-Geauga HO Modular Group LLC |
Description: For HO model railroaders that are interested in refurbishing and replacing existing traveling modules from scratch. It is a great place for beginners to journeymen to learn, work and display their craftsmanship and enjoy the camaraderie of other modelers. The traveling modules are set up at special events 5 to 6 times a year. No dues, everyone is welcome.
Meets: On designated Tuesdays in the evenings at Farmpark in Kirtland, Ohio.
Information Len Kessler - Secretary/Treasurer (440) 417-6746
|Lake Shore Live Steamers |
Description: For people interested in live steam and gas powered machinery including trains, farm machinery, marine equipment, and stationary machinery. The group has trackage at Lake Metroparks Penitentiary Glen Nature Center in Kirtland, Ohio. Formal club. Various levels of membership. Standard adult dues are $35/year; $12 for junior membership. Regular run days - schedule available at Penitentiary Glen park building.
Meets: Third Saturday of every month at 7:00 pm at Penitentiary Glen Nature Center, 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH. Regular weekly work sessions are held on Wednesday nights when Daylight Savings Time is in effect. Anyone is welcome to come to a work session to see what the group is all about.
Contact: Roger Harnish - Pres. (440)-354-6435
|Narrow Gauge Society |
Description: Informal club with periodic gatherings. Covers narrow gauge railroads (rails less than 58.5 inches apart, but generally lines of 2 foot or 3 foot gauge). Members from Canton and Mansfield to Bay Village and Mentor (Ohio). Sporadic newsletter.
Meets: About six meetings a year at member's homes.
|Northern Ohio S Scalers |
Description: Informal S-scale club started in December 1998. Goals are to promote model railroading, improve modeling skills of the members, and to have fun with the hobby. Emphasis is on 1:64 scale with no restrictions on gauge, era, or prototype.
Meets: Last Sunday of every month at 2 pm in members' homes.
|Ohio Northern Operating Group |
Description: Operating group on Harley Smith's HO Ohio Northern Railroad. Everyone welcome. You can bring your own equipment to run. Informal group.
Meets: Third Saturday of every month at 7:00 pm at Harley Smith's home
Contact: Harley Smith (440) 286-4890
|Western Reserve Railroad Association |
Description: We are a organization committed to saving and restoring the Painesville Depot. The plan is to make the depot a museum for the railroads and interurban of Lake County. Our goal is to restore the structure to a useful purpose again!!
475 Station Street, Painesville OH 44077
Contact: President - Rob Romig (440) 289-4014