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The Division and The Dayton Train Showsm has a new phone number (937) 424-6413.

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The May meeting will be held at The Greene County Historical Society, 74 W Church St, Xenia, OH, May 15th at 2pm. A ZOOM link will also be available. We need your e-mail for inclusion in the ZOOM notices. Just send an email to NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com

The May meeting will have a "Show and Tell" session. Gather up your projects and bring them to the meeting for display.

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Division elections results

Our new officers are:

Eric "Ric" Zimmerman is the new Superintendent.

Gordon Carlson is the new Assistant Superintendent.

Dana Yarnall was reelected as Chief Clerk.

Recent Updates and Additions. Click on underlined words to go to that page.

** Updated home page.
** Updated Train Show Page , now listing 15 train shows.
** Updated Meetings page.
** Updated Contest page.
** Updated Call Board page.Track

The Dayton Train Showsm

Division 3, MCR, NMRA is the host of the Dayton Train Showsm held the first full weekend of November. For 2022 it will be held on November 5 and 6. The show is from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am to 4 pm on Sunday. The show will be held at The Fairgrounds and Event Center of Montgomery County, 645 Infirmary RD, Dayton, OH. You can follow the train show by clicking Dayton Train Showsm to visit the train show website or visit our facebook page at NMRA Annual Dayton Train Showsm .

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April Call Board now available

The April issue of the Call Board is now available. Read here or Go here for archived copies.

The Division Board of Governors(BOG) meetings are being held via ZOOM. Contact a BOG member or Webmaster for details. The BOG meets the first Monday of the month.

NMRA X is presenting several virtual conventions and events online. Go to NMRA x for details.

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Upcoming Events and Clinics

Date Event
May 15, 2022 General Meeting. Meeting will be hybrid, with a ZOOM link. Contest is Steam Locomotives. The clinic will be a "Show and Tell".
June 19, 2022 General Meeting. Contest is Diesel & Electric Locomotives
June 25, 2022 Carillon Park Rail Festival. The division will have a display. 9:30 am to 5 pm. 1000 Carillon Park Blvd, Dayton, OH.
July 10-16, 2022 Montgomery County Fair. The division will have a booth. 645 Infirmary Rd, Dayton, OH.
July 17, 2022 General Meeting. Auction time, no contest.
August 2022 No Meeting.
August 13, 2022 Training Day. Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon Park Blvd, Dayton ,OH. 9:30 am to 4 pm
September 18, 2022 General Meeting. Contest is Make it Cheap $1-3-5.
October 16, 2022 General Meeting. Contest is Caboose
November 5-6, 2022 Dayton Train Show. Fairgrounds & Event Center of Montgomery County. 645 Infirmary Rd, Dayton, OH.
November 20, 2022 General Meeting. Contest is Weathering.
December 18, 2022 General Meeting . Contest is Structures.


Questions?  Email at NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com or call (937)424-6413.

NOTICE: THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

Video Library Update!


The division's video library contains over 300 titles, available to Division 3 members. Titles include Allen Keller Great Model Railroads series, modeling "how-to" videos, and prototypes railroads broken out by category to make them easier to find. New titles will be added during the year. These VHS tapes, DVDs, movies and books are available, but must be reserved through the Division 3 Librarian.

The video library is now in possession of 87 clinics from the NMRA National Office! New items are posted on the Division 3 Video Library web page. Many will be previewed here. To view a complete list of titles go to the video index (CLICK HERE).

NMRA Clinics now available from the library.
If you wish to reserve them please send an e-mail to the Division 3 Librarian


Contest Information

For a look at recent winners, visit our Contest page.

Entries for May's Contest will need to be presented at the meeting, at The Greene County Historical Society, subject is Steam Engines. The categories are kit, kit bashed, scratch built and photo. Go to the contest page for details.