Model Railroad Clubs in Dayton area?

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  1. DaytonTrainDude

    DaytonTrainDude New Member

    Dec 5, 2003
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    This may not be the appropriate place to ask this question so I apologize in advance if not. I was wondering if there are any clubs in the Dayton area for model railroaders. I have noticed that there are many model railroaders in the area, but I have yet to find a club. Any ideas?

  2. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

    May 7, 2003
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    What scale? I'm not familiar with your area but I did find the following listing:

    Model Railroad Club by State:


    *Burning River 'N' Society: Cleveland, OH. An N-TRAK club meeting at members' homes the third Friday of the month. (1/31/98) [site off-line.

    *C.A.N.S. (Columbus Area N Scalers): Columbus, OH. A look at the Columbus Area N Scaler Models and meetings. Up coming events and activities. (4/17/01)site off-line

    *Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society: Dayton, OH. Builds, operates and promotes a sub-scale railroad in the Carillon Historical Park and promotes 7 1/2 inch gauge activities at model train shows. (12/21/98)site off-line

    *Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association: Cleveland, OH. Northeast Ohio's original S Gauge club, welcoming all interests of S Gauge including Scale, American Flyer, Hi-Rail, Sn3. (1-4-02)

    *Cuyahoga Valley and West Shore Model Railroad Club: Olmsted Falls, OH. The Cuyahoga Valley and West Shore Model Railroad Club. (4-17-02)

    *Central Ohio N-Trak: Columbus, OH. A Multi Scale Model railroad club with modular layouts in N and HO, and a Semi-Permanent Layout in G. (9/26/98)

    *Central Ohio S Gaugers: Columbus, OH. We are a S Gauge/scale club with over 60 members and a modular layout. (4/17/01)

    *Cooke Road Train Crew: Columbus, OH. Model Railroading Club HO & N. (8-18-03)

    *Greater Cincinnati Garden Railway Society: The GCGRS is a club whose members have an interest in garden and large-scale model railroading. (4/25/98)

    *The Hocking Valley Model Railroaders: The Hocking Valley Model Railroad Club is located in Lancaster, Ohio. We model the Hocking Valley/C & O Railroads in HO and N-scale. (4/17/01)

    *Janis Junction Model Railroad Club: Columbus, OH. Freelance club run mostly by seniors but open to all. Located at the Ohio State Fairgrounds / Exhibitions Center. (1/23/00)
    site off-line

    *Lake Shore Live Steamers: Cleveland, OH. Information, photos, videos, sounds, and more from this 1-1/2" club. (5/4/97)

    * North Coast N-scalers: This is a new club forming in the Cleveland, OH area, check us out! (7-29-01) site off-line

    *Pittsburgh & Ohio Northern Railroad Club: Ada, OH. HO club that exists in the upstairs portion of the Ada Railroad Depot. (5/20/99)

    *The Sebring Model Railroad Club: Sebring, IN. Welcome to the Sebring Model Railroad Club, home of the Ohio & Western Allegheny and Lake Erie & Ohio Railroads. (4/15/01)

    *Travelin' Trainmen of North Central Ohio: North Central Ohio, Ohio. We are a group of model railroaders that meet once a week at a different member's home. Our members include Dean Freytag his South Ridge Lines were featured on the Allen Keller Productions - "Great Model Railroads" Volume 3. (7-15-03)

    *Tri-State NTRAK: Cincinnati, OH. Tri-State Ntrak was established in 1985, is located in Cincinnati. Meetings on 2nd Thursday of month. (5/13/01) site off-line

    *Youngstown Model Railroad Club: Youngstown, Oh. We are an O and HO scale club located in Youngstown,Ohio. We have 2 Operating layouts and we are accepting memberships. (7-1-03)

    Hope this help a little.......