April 27, 2019

2019 Pittsburgh Model Railroad Jamboree

Where: Yorktown Hall, Robert Morris University, Moon Township
Enjoy a full day of model railroad activities, open to everyone. Activities run all day, modeling clinics, model contests, door prizes & raffles, modular layouts, white elephant tables, Sunday layout tours.

We are the Keystone Division, our members get together monthly to share an interest in trains, any scale, model or prototype, hobby or obsession. Our goal is to keep the spirit of the railroads alive for future generations and to support the NMRA. Go to our about us page to see more.

The NMRA advances the worldwide scale model railroading community through education and standards as well as advocacy and fellowship.

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January Keystone Flyer

The Division Two full color newsletter is here!

2020 Convention Kits

The four yard building kits for the 2020 Regional Convention are now available.

January 20, 2019

Division 2 Meeting

Where: Ohio Valley Lines Railroad Club in Ambridge
Meeting at 2:30pm
The January Business meeting will be held at the Ambridge Eagle, 401 Maplewood ave, Ambridge, PA 15003
Layout: Ohio Valley Lines, 1225 Merchant St, Ambridge, open 11:30pm

Fundraising Kits available for Division 1

The Jaite Station and Freight House, and ACY Boxcars

May 2 - 5, 2019

The Bullet 2019

MCR Regional Convention
Hosted by: Division 1, Akron-Canton-Youngstown, MCR, NMRA Where: Boardman, OH

Local Events

Train Sale and Show 2019

Sunday Jan. 27, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: New Eagle VFD Social Hall, 156 Chess St, New Eagle, PA 15067
Sponsored by the Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club and the New Eagle Volunteer Fire Department
Admission: $4.00, Senior Fare is $3.00, children free with adult.

Fort Pitt Train Show

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Where: Syria Shriners Banquet & Meeting Conference Facility, 1877 Shriners Way, Cheswick, PA 15024
Admission: $5.00 adult, children under 18 free
TCA - Fort Pitt Division

The Great Scale Model Train Show

Sat. & Sun. Feb. 2 & 3, 2019
Sat. & Sun. April 6 & 7, 2019
Sat. & Sun. Oct. 26 & 27, 2019
Location: Maryland State Fair 2200 York Rd. Timonium, MD 21093
Held 3 time a year, largest Mid-Atlantic show, covering over 3 acres.

Grand Central Train Show

Saturday Feb 2, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm and Sunday Feb 3, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm
Hosted by: Central Volunteer Fire Company of Elizabeth Township
Where: Court Time Sports-Center, 95 Enterprise St, Ste 100, Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 15037
Admission: $5 (children 12 and under FREE!)

Croll's Mills Auctions

Burr Estate, Lionel Train Auction No. 3
Saturday Feb. 2, 2019, 10:00am
308 W. Main Street, Zelienople, PA 16063
All Lionel "O" gauge, new old stock & custom one of a kind pieces.
Roger Croll 724-496-4580

Frosty Rails 2019

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Hosted by: Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical
Where: Shenango Twp. VFD Social Hall, entrance from side street beside Dunkin Donuts.
2424 E. Washington Street, New Castle, PA
Admission: $5.00, children 12 & under free

Kittanning Train & Toy Show

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020
Where: Kittanning Township Volunteer Fire Hall, 13126 St. Rt. 422, Kittanning, PA 16201 (3.5 miles east of Kittanning)
Admission: Adults $4.00, children 12 & under free

27th Midwest Scale Train Show

March 22-23, 2019, Friday 12:00pm - 7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Salem Centerplex, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem, OH 44460
Manufacturers, Clinics, Operating Layouts, Model Contest, all Scales and Gauges Welcome
One day pass, $15.00. Two day pass, $25.00
Sponsored by: Portland Locomotive Works

Mt. Hope Train & Toy Show

Saturday March 23, 2019, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday Nov. 2, 2019
Where: Mt. Hope Event Center, 8076 St. Rt. 241, Mt. Hope, OH 44660
Admission: Adults $5.00, chidren 12 and under free
Sponsored by: CJ Trains LLC
over 600 tables, free parking, catered by Mrs. Yoder's Kitchen

2019 Bunny Trolley

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, 1 Museum Road, Washington, PA 15301
Friday-Sunday, April 12-14, 2019
Friday-Saturday, April 19 & 20, 2019
10:00am - 5:00pm
Come meet live bunnies, ride a trolley and enjoy kid's activities!
Tickets go on sale Feb. 1st, 724-228-9256

Massillon Train & Toy Show

Sunday Dec. 8, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday Dec. 13, 2020
Where: Massilon Knights of Columbus Hall, 988 Cherry Road, Massilon, OH 44647
Admission: Adults $5.00, chidren 12 and under free
Sponsored by: CJ Trains LLC
over 150 tables, free parking, food & drink.

Announcements


See our T-track modular layout.


Here is a link to the ORNRy Bunch's web page called The ORNRy Trainmen


The FALLSTON FLAGSTOP Railfan B&B is located at 62 Beaver Street, Fallston, PA 15066. Our RAILFAN GUESTS look out upon the CSX Pittsburgh Sub [former P&LE] mainline and the Norfolk Southern Ft. Wayne and Youngstown Line mainlines directly across the neighboring Beaver River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA and only five miles from Norfolk Southern's Conway Yard. The website is www.fallstonflagstop.com.


There is a correction to our mailing
address for the Div.2 Company Store
for ordering porch swings and market
decals:
  Address no longer active:    
      P.O.Box 152
      Greensburg, PA 15601-0152
  Company Store address to be used:
      292 Salem Church Rd
      Rostraver Twp, PA 15012-2922

Make tracks to the Division 2 Meetings , guests are always welcome to stop in and meet other modelers.


If you enjoy, or are just interested in, trains or model railroads, then you will fit right in with our interests and activities.


We have members that have a few trains stored in the attic, some are master modelers, others have huge operating layouts, and others just enjoy coming to the meetings.

The Free-Mo modular railroad is a chance for anyone to model and operate a section of the layout. Members are available to help and guide you with each step in your modules construction. Visit our Free-Mo pictures page for photos of our modular railroad portable layout.

Model Railroad Jamboree where experts share their skills and knowledge.

Members receive the Keystone Flyer , our monthly Division Newsletter.

You can find out more or get started by taking advantage of the Rail Pass Membership. For only $19.95, you get 9 months of Rail Pass Membership and nine issues of the NMRA magazine Scale Rails. Click here for more information.