Model Railroad Clubs
Elmhurst Model Railroad Club in Elmhurst, Illinois.
Prairie Scale Model Railroaders in Lombard, Illinois)
Little “Q” Model Railroad Club in Aurora, Illinois)
Midwest ‘N’ Pioneer in Broadview, Illinois, that has an N-scale layout.
Lake County Model Railroad Club in Wauconda, Illinois.
Prairie State Railroad Club in Big Rock, Illinois, that specializes in large scale ride-on trains.
Ribe Historiske Jernbane Model Selskab, a Danish club that features highly detailed, historically accurate, hand-built structures and landscape.
Hobby Shops / Online Model Railroad Venders
B&G Train World – Great local store where members get a discount.
Lombard Hobbies – A store in Lombard that carries a wide selection of HO and N scale items.
Grayland Station – A Chicago store that specializes in airline and railroad memorabilia and models.
J2C Engineering – Maker of the signal, detection, and control systems used on our layouts.
Railroad Museums / Historical Groups
East Troy Electric Railroad Museum
Fox River Trolley Museum
Hesston Steam Museum
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum
Illinois Railroad Museum
Roadside America – Located in Pennsylvania, 6,000 square feet depicting over 200 years of American history.
Brief History of New York City Transportation
Great Midwest Train Show – Normally a monthly event to which we take our portable layout.
Illinois Prairie Path – North America’s first successful rails-to-trails conversion.
Kane County Forest Preserve District – Our building sits on their land.
The Third Rail Cookbook and Trolley Wire Times – A blog maintained by one of our members.
Jamie 61 – The YouTube page by one of our members.
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