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Recent Updates and Additions.

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** Updated home page.
** Updated Train Show Page , now listing 5 train shows.
** Updated Meetings page.
** Updated Division Contest page.
** Updated Call Board page.
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April's meeting will be held at The Greene County Historical Society, 74 W Church St, Xenia, OH on April 21st at 2 pm. A ZOOM link will be available. Your e-mail is necessary to receive the ZOOM link . Email to NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com to received the link.

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The Dayton Train Showsm

Division 3, MCR, NMRA is the host of the Dayton Train Showsm held the first full weekend of November. For 2024 it will be held on November 2 and 3. 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 .

The Division's Board of Governors(BOG) meetings are being held via ZOOM and are open to all members. Contact a BOG member or Webmaster for details. The next BOG meeting is on May 6 at 7 pm.

April Call Board now available

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

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Elections are Upon Us

In accordance with the By-Laws of the Division, elections are held every two years on even numbered years. 2024 is one of those years.

The procedures for the election are listed in the By-laws, a link to the By-laws. Members in good standing may vote in the election and can run for any office.

The slate of candidates has been announced and the ballots have been mailed. The ballots must be returned to the teller by mail and/or delivered by hand no later than the start of the April meeting. In accordance with the by-laws and Ohio state law Write-in candidates are not permitted. The division assumes no responsibility for the USPS failing to deliver your ballot.

The Call Board Editor will use the membership list from the NMRA for the mailing. Members are responsible for ensure their information is correct.

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Division 6 Project Car Available

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Upcoming Events and Clinics

Date Event
April 21, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Locomotives(all classes). Chris Stilson will present a clinic on Traction Railroading.
May 19, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Passenger equipment. Jim Foster will present a clinic on Vehicles and Trash.
June 16, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Railroad Structures.
July 21, 2024 General Membership meeting. No contest. Auction time.
August, 2024 No Meeting.
September 22, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Freight Cars.
October 20, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Caboose.
November 2 and 3, 2024 The 48th Dayton Train Show At Montgomery County Fairgrounds.
November 17, 2024 General Membership Meeting. Contest is Weathering.
December 8, 2024 UD Christmas on Campus.
December 15, 2024 General Membership 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!


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.

April's Contest is Locomotives(all types). The categories are Kit, Kit Bashed, Scratchbuilt and Photo. Go to the contest page for details.

 

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