Welcome to the Valley Model Railroad Club!

We are an HO Model railroad Club with two layouts. One layout is permanent and housed in the historic building of Clintonville Station, in South Elgin, IL. The other layout is portable, used on the road at train shows and other events.

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“Our mission is to engage young people in the rich history of railroading by showing them how our layout uses up-to-the-minute computer-based technology.  It’s about making the hobby accessible – something they can touch and experience on a personal level.”

Jim Pechous, President of the Valley Model Railroad Club.

This website is created and updated by:

Jim Pechous, and Jeff Obarek

Website Questions or Comments: Email Jim at kb9tyk@hotmail.com