Clubs 2018-03-05T01:06:39+00:00


Join in the fun! Find Live Steam and Railroading clubs near you to connect with like-minded railroading and steam enthusiasts. Search by name, location, or description. Contact information is listed when available. To find scheduled meets and other events in your area visit our calendar.

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Alaska Live Steamers, Inc.AlaskaLocated next to the Museum of Transport and Industry in Wasilla, 50 miles north of Anchorage just off the Parks Highway. 5,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track with 48-foot minimum radius. Situated in a heavily wooded area. Run days are the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, May through September. All visitors welcome. Address: P.O. Box 872002, Wasilla, AK 99687-2002. Dave Borough, phone/fax (907) 373-6412 or Jack Klingbeil, phone (907) 345-2885. Visit
Maricopa Live SteamersArizonaWinterfest Operation Meets, 3rd weekend in January. Spring meets, 3rd weekend in March; fall meets, 1st weekend in November. Public run days Sunday afternoons from 12-4:30 PM between Labor Day and Memorial Day. Regular meetings 2nd Saturday of each month except July and August at 1 PM at the clubhouse in Adobe Dam Recreational Area in NW Phoenix by SW corner of 43rd Ave and Pinnacle Peak Road. Over 8 miles of 7-1/2" gauge mainline track. Valid, current boiler certificate required for steam engines, and spark arrestors if solid fueled. Michael Lewandowski, Secretary. Address, 22822 N 43rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 85310. Visit
Scottsdale Live SteamersArizona7-1/2" gauge track, located at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, a 30-acre park devoted to railroad enthusiasts of different scales. Public run day every Sunday, noon to 5 pm, except June to the end of August. Meetings held 1st Saturday at 9 am. Spring meet is the 4th weekend in March. Railfair is the 2nd weekend in October. Out-of-town visitors and equipment welcome. Facebook: Scottsdale Live Steamers. Address: 7339 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85259. Visit
Southern Railway, Arkansas SubdivisionArkansasNew 2,500-foot, 7-1/2" gauge track under construction; minimum radius 75 feet, maximum grade 1-1/2%. Visitors and helpers are welcome. Please call in advance. Steven and Carol Thomas, 623 Mulberry-Salem Road, Benton, AR 72019. Phone (501) 831-1902. E-mail
Walden Too RailroadArkansas1,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track; 1/4 mile of 15" gauge track. Sharp curves, steep grades. A switching, working railroad. Visitors welcome. Please call to make appointment to ride and share knowledge. Ron Esserman, Esserman Lane, Dover, AR 72837. Phone (501) 331-2030.
Sydney Live Steam Locomotive SocietyAustralia, New South WalesClub run day 1st Saturday each month. Public run day 3rd Saturday, 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5" gauges. Track at Anthony Road, West Ryde. SLSLS Secretary, P.O. Box 124, West Ryde, NSW 2114 Australia.
Hornsby Model Engineers Co-Operative LimitedAustralia, New South WalesRunning day 2nd Sunday of each month 10 am to 4 pm (subject to conditions) at 29 Mid-Dural Road, Galston, New South Wales, on the Galston Valley Railway. Approximately 1 kilometer of 5" gauge main line, numerous loops and sidings. Public admission is $5 for each adult; children are admitted free if accompanied by an adult. Rides are $2.50 per person. All persons riding on trains must have fully enclosed footwear. Galston Valley Railway phone (02) 9653-1630 (message facility available if unattended). Mail to: Secretary, P.O. Box 172, Galston 2159, New South Wales, Australia. Email: Visit
Sydney Society Of Model Engineers Ltd.Australia, New South WalesTrack at R53 Luddenham Road, St. Marys, New South Wales 2750. Run days: Last Sunday of each month (except December). HO scale, 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4", 8", 12" gauges. Mail to: Hon. Secretary SSME Ltd., R53 Luddenham Road, St. Marys, NSW 2750, Australia.
Illawarra Live Steamers Co-Op Ltd.Australia, New South WalesRun day 4th Sunday of each month. 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5" gauges. Track at Virginia Street, North Wollongong Registered Office, 63 Pioneer Road, Bellambi, New South Wales 2518, Australia.
Western Districts Live Steamers Co-Op, Ltd.Australia, New South WalesPublic running days are each Saturday and the third Sunday of the month (no running in January). 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" gauges. Track at Fairfield showground, Smithfield Road. David Kirkland, Hon. Secretary, P.O. Box 8403, Mount Prichard 2170, NSW Australia.
Queensland Society Of Model & Experimental Engineers, Inc.Australia, QueenslandMeetings fourth Monday of the month at 8 p.m. Run day second Sunday of the month. Ground level 5" and 7-1/4", elevated 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5" gauges. Tracks at club grounds at Strathpine. Lloyd Dannenberg, P.O. Box 322, Everton Park, Australia 4053, phone (07) 54979405.
Sunshine Coast Railway Modelers SocietyAustralia, QueenslandRun day 4th Sunday of each month. Track at Florence Street in Nambour, 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" gauges. George C. Hadley, Secretary, P.O. Box 234, Nambour 4560 Queensland, South Australia.
South Australian 7-1/4 Gauge Railway Club, Inc.Australia, South AustraliaPublic running days 2nd Sunday of each month. Track available by appointment for interstate and overseas members. Approximately one kilometer of 7-1/4" gauge track. Ian Thomas, Hon. Secretary, 15 Hinkley Road, Morphett Vale 5162, South Australia, phone (08) 382-6283.
Adelaide Miniature Steam Railway SocietyAustralia, South AustraliaPublic Run Day fourth Sunday each month. 5" gauge, ground level track only at 370 Regency Road, Prospect. E. J. Wakefield, Secretary, 12 Beasley St., Marden, 5070 South Australia, phone 42.3269.
Tullamarine Live Steam SocietyAustralia, VictoriaRun days 1st and 3rd Sunday afternoons each month. Meetings 1st Friday of each month at 6 pm. 3-1/2", 5" and G gauge elevated track; 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" gauge ground level track. Tracks and club rooms are at 15 Green Street, Bulla. Secretary, P.O. Box 107, Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia 3043. Google Earth Coordinates 37 38' 30.50"S 144 48' 16.02"E.
Altona Miniature RailwayAustralia, VictoriaTracksite on Blenheim Road, Altona, Victoria, Australia. 1,000 metres, 5" / 7-1/4" dual gauge. Public running day on the 3rd Sunday every month from noon to 4 pm. Club meetings are held 7:30 pm on 1st Wednesday of each month (January excluded). Visitors always welcome. Secretary, P.O. Box 387, Altona 3018, Victoria, Australia. Email Visit
Melbourne Society Of Model And Experimental EngineersAustralia, VictoriaMeetings held 2nd Friday each month, 8 pm in the AMRA Hall, 92 Wills Street, Glen Iris. Giovanni Lizza, Secretary, 166 Dorset Road, Boronia, Victoria 3155 Australia, phone (03) 762-7480.
Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway SocietyAustralia, VictoriaPublic run days, 3rd Sunday of each month. 5" and 7-1/4" gauges ground level tracks at the corner of Elgar and Belmore Roads, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia. Secretary, P.O. Box 61, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia 3128.
Diamond Valley Railway Ltd.Australia, Victoria7-1/4" gauge track, meets every Sunday and public holiday, 1-5 pm, at Lower Eltham Park, Melbourne, Australia. Public runs every Sunday and most public holidays. Secretary, P.O. Box 245, Eltham 3195, Victoria, Australia. Visit
Corio Bay Society Of Model EngineersAustralia, VictoriaMeets third Wednesday every month except January in the Engineering Building, Gordon Institute of Technology, LaTrobe Terrace, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Secretary, Corio Bay Society of Model Engineers, P.O. Box 15, North Shore 3214, Victoria, Australia.
Steam Locomotive Society Of VictoriaAustralia, VictoriaTrack at Rowans Road, Morrabbin, Victoria. Meeting 3rd Friday each month. Run day Saturday following 3rd Friday. Public Run 1st Sunday each month except January. Nevin Owen, Secretary, Box 115, Morrabbin 3189 Victoria, Australia.
Castledare Miniature Railways Of Western Australia, Inc.Australia, Western Australia The "No. 1" 7-1/4" gauge railway in West Australia. Running 1st Sunday and 3rd Saturday each month. General meeting Saturday, 10 a.m., prior to Sunday run day. Ken Belcher, Secretary, P.O. Box 337, Bentley, WA 6110, Australia, phone (08) 9375 1223.
Northern Districts Model Engineering Society (Perth), Inc.Australia, Western Australia Tracksite at Vasto Place, Balcatta. Elevated track 1-3/4", 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5". A ground-level track is being developed. Barbecue facilities. Club room with meeting area and workshop including a large lathe and a large shaper. Run days for members only occur on the Sunday after the 2nd Friday of the month, 11:00 – 3:00; run days for the public occur on the last Sunday of the month, 11:00 – 3:00. Fully covered shoes must be worn at the tracksite. AMBSC boiler certificates must be current. Richard (Dick) Langford, President, phone (08) 9408 0081. Milton Smith, Secretary, phone (08) 9444 9183. NDMES, P.O. Box 681, Balcatta, WA 6021, Australia.
Goleta Valley Railroad Club, Inc.CaliforniaContact for information GVRR, P.O. Box 80256, Goleta, CA 93118-0256.
California City Live SteamersCaliforniaRoy Brown, Secretary. Address: P.O. Box 2259, California City, CA 93505.
JT&S Railroad Club, Moseley Museum California2nd and 3rd full weekend of each month. 7-1/2" - 15" gauges. Operations dedicated to narrow gauge practice; however, all compatible equipment welcome. Private campground in beautiful high desert setting. Call in advance or write Tom Arnold, President, P.O. Box 475, Joshua Tree, CA 92252. Phone (619) 366-8030, or email Website:
Orange County Model Engineers, Inc.CaliforniaRun days are the Saturday and Sunday of the third weekend of every month. 15,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track. Paul Hammond, Secretary, P.O. Box 3216, Costa Mesa, CA 92628. Clubhouse phone (949) 54-TRAIN. Website:
Chula Vista Live SteamersCaliforniaLocated at Rohr Park, 4548 Sweetwater Road, Chula Vista, CA (just south of San Diego). Run days are the 2nd full weekend of every month. Work days are the 1st Saturday of the month. Fall meets are always Labor Day weekend. Electrical hookups for RVs – call for reservations: Scott Lewis, President, phone (619) 420-2390; or Mary LeBrecque, phone/fax (619) 420-2733. Running on 8,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track. Business meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month. Visitors and helpers all welcome. Address: P.O. Box 369, Chula Vista, CA 91912. Phone (619) 420-2390. Website:
Santa Rosa Society Of Model & Experimental Engineers Barbeque ClubCaliforniaModel builders and experimenters of all types welcome. Edward T. Haas, 535 Irwin Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-5657. Phone (707) 568-6820.
Bitter Creek Western RailroadCalifornia10,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track, 18 steaming bays, 2 hoists. Limited space for camping. See updated schedule and information at Visitors please call first Karl Hovanitz, 2110 South Halcyon Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420. Phone (805) 481-7353.
Mendocino County Railway SocietyCaliforniaA Live Steam, California Western Railroad booster club. Address: P.O. Box 1141, Fort Bragg, California 95437. Phone (707) 964-3153. Website:
Riverside Live SteamersCaliforniaSteam only. Run days the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, 10 am to 3 pm with the last train leaving Hunter Station at 2:40 pm. Work day the 3rd Saturday of the month, 8 am to 1 pm. Hunter Park, 1496 Columbia Ave, Riverside, CA. Brook Adams, Secretary. Engine House phone (951) 779-9024. Website:
Redwood Empire Live Steamers, Inc.CaliforniaMeeting the 1st Friday of every month in northern California – contact Secretary for directions to the meeting site as it may change as we grow. Overall theme of the organization is Sonoma County History as depicted through railroading – have begun track layout design. Don Bruner-Welch, Secretary, P.O. Box 4594, Santa Rosa, CA 95402. Phone (707) 578-4414.
Ventura County Live Steamers, Inc.California7-1/2" gauge. Meetings on first Monday of each month. New site negotiations underway. New members welcome VCLS, P.O. Box 4057, Saticoy, CA 93007. Ken Shaner, President. Phone (805) 987-2580.
North Coast Live SteamersCalifornia340-foot portable loop 7-1/2" - 4-3/4". Meetings second Sunday of month at various locations. Bill Shepherd, Secretary, P.O. Box 2055, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-2055. Phone (707) 961-0329 evenings.
Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes West Coast DivisionCaliforniaA private point-to-point railroad under construction. 3,300 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track, 2-3/4% grade. Visitors are welcome, but please call first. David Rohrer, 38155 Blackranch Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644.
Phone (559) 683-0847 or email Visit
Swanton Pacific Railroad SocietyCalifornia2nd Saturday of the month, 9 am, work days at 299 Swanton Road, Davenport, CA. Scheduled runs listed in newsletter. R.G.B. "Fitz" FitzPatrick, Secretary, SPRS-BRAE Dept., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Email Visit
American Flat Railroad And Mining Co.CaliforniaA private 4,300-foot, 7-1/2" gauge railroad, 4% grades, with 6-1/2% Shay loop. 55-foot minimum radius on 23 acres in the Gold Country – located at 19580 American Flat Side Road, Fiddletown, CA. Eight elevated steaming bays, self-contained RV space, lifting device. April through October, workdays 9 am 2nd Saturday. Spring Meet 2nd weekend in May; Fall Meet 2nd weekend in October. Visiting locomotives welcome – please call first. Reno and Leah Farinelli, P.O. Box 1, Fiddletown, CA 95629. Phone (209) 245-5719.
Los Angeles Live SteamersCaliforniaOperating every Sunday on one of the premier 7-1/2" gauge railroads of the world; 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 7-1/2" gauges. LALS/IBLS Standards. Scheduled Work Day and General Meeting 3rd Saturday of each month. Address: P.O. Box 2156, Toluca Lake, CA 91610-0156. Phone (323) 661-8958. Email: Website:
Southern California Live SteamersCaliforniaPublic Run Days 1st Sunday of each month from 12 pm to 3 pm. Please see website or Facebook for more information. Visit
North Valley Live SteamersCaliforniaPresident, John Johnson, Chico, CA. Phone (916) 898-5992 days. Linda Dewey, Secretary, 3435 Myers Street, Oroville, CA 95966-6578. Phone (916) 534-3676.
Roots Of Motive Power, Inc.CaliforniaHistorical steam, gas and diesel equipment on display – locomotives, railroad cars, Caterpillars, logging donkeys, steam cranes, shovels and rollers – over 100 pieces of old machinery mostly restored to working condition. Technical Research Library documents every phase in the industrializing of yesteryear. Monthly, open the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month and by appointment. Annually, Live Steam shows July 4th and the weekend after Labor Day. Carol Jones, Secretary. Roots of Motive Power, Inc., 430 East Commercial Street, Willits, CA 95490. Phone (707) 459-9036. Visit
Sacramento Valley Live Steamers Railroad MuseumCaliforniaPublic run days first weekend March thru October – 11AM to 3PM. Member work and run days every third Saturday. 7-1/2" and 4-3/4" gauge track located in scenic Hagan Community Park at end of Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova, California. Guests are welcome. Boiler certificate or inspection required. SVLSRM, P.O. Box 273, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741. Phone (916) 361-7140 or email secretary Alex Wilde at Visit
Portola Valley and Alpine RailroadCalifornia3,700 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track 35 miles south of San Francisco, CA. Runs on the 4th Sunday of each month. IBLS Wheel Standards. Please call in advance. Phone (650) 364-8822 or (408) 292-5302. Website:
Golden Gate Live SteamersCaliforniaRunning every Sunday, weather permitting. Track located at 2701 Grizzly Peak Blvd, Orinda, CA. 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 4-3/4", and 7-1/2" gauges. Clubhouse phone (510) 486-0623. Website: Contact Richard Croll, Secretary,
West Valley Live SteamersCaliforniaModel engineering, all aspects. Meet 4th Friday, 7:30 pm, at Hewlett Packard Auditorium, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA. Steve Wesolowski, 10338 Bonny Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014.
Alberta Central Live Steamers SocietyCanada, Alberta7-1/2" gauge. Write to A.C.L.S., William G. Wilson, RR2, Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada T9A 1W9, phone (403) 352-3202.
Alberta Model Engineering SocietyCanada, AlbertaOur 11 acre facility includes a 7-1/2″ gauge, 1.3 mile (2.1Km) mainline ground level loop with six elevated steaming bays. We also have a 900 foot (275m) elevated track with multiple gauges (2-1/2″, 3-1/2″, 4-3/4″, 5″, and 7-1/4″). Run days are open to the public every Sunday, mid-May through mid-October, weather permitting. Special “non public” days are also periodically scheduled. Visitors are welcome. Current boiler certificate is required. For track location, events and meeting schedule, please consult our website at
Okanagan Model EngineersCanada, British ColumbiaMeetings first Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. Visitors and prospective members welcome. 7-1/2" gauge track under construction R. A. (Bob) Johnson, 2702 Glenmore Road North, Kelowna, BC V1V 2B6 Canada Phone (250) 762-8251
British Columbia Society Of Model EngineersCanada, British ColumbiaThis is the track site that hosted the IBLS 2000 Meet of the Millennium. The track operates every Saturday and Sunday and public holidays from Easter to Canadian Thanksgiving (11th October) on the 7-1/2" gauge 14,000-foot track. Minimum 60-foot radius curves. Visitors are most welcome to run any time. Steam locos require current boiler certificate. Club Workshop day every Tuesday all year. Club meetings are held 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm in Rainbow Creek Station at the track site: 120 N. Willingdon Ave. at Penzance Drive, Burnaby, BC. Track phone (604) 291-0922. Lindsay McDonnell, 3651 Lynndale Cres, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 3S5. Phone: (604) 420-1778, email:
Vancouver Island Model EngineersCanada, British ColumbiaRegular meetings held on first Thursday of each month except July and August. Regular run days second Sunday of each month. 1-3/4", 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 5" raised and 5", 7-1/2" ground level tracks located at the grounds of the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society, Victoria, BC. Claude Jolivet, Secretary, 7321 Lockside Drive, Victoria, BC Canada V8M 1W4, phone (604) 652-7919. Email Visit
Assiniboine Valley RailwayCanada, ManitobaWe started in 1995 and now have 1.3 miles of 7-1/2" gauge track. We operate both steam and diesel and have about 80 members. We have public open houses the second full weekend of each month between June and October. The members meet every Saturday afternoon. We run every night for four weeks at Christmas. The track is at 3001 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Phone (204) 837-1305.
Manitoba Live Steamers, Inc.
Red River Valley Railway
Canada, ManitobaWith 1,000 feet of elevated track in 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 5" gauges and a new 1,100-foot ground level track in 4-3/4", 7-1/2" gauges. Regular run days are the third Sunday of the month from May to September. Contact Ian Paul, Secretary, phone (204) 489-7218, email
Richmond Hill Live SteamersCanada, OntarioTrack site: 15922 McCowan Road. 3-1/2", 4-3/4" elevated; 7-1/4" ground line, 40 minutes north of Toronto, Ontario, on 3-acre property. Run days every Sunday May to September. Information on the club is available at
Algoma Model Engineering SocietyCanada, OntarioMeetings September through June at membersˊ homes on the 1st Wednesday of the month. New members welcome. 1,000-foot 1-1/2" scale track on the ground and growing. Visitors welcome – please phone first. Club interests include hit & miss engines, restored and models. Portable track system set up three times a year for a public show, free rides to the public. Ken Cadotte, Secretary/Corespondent, 325 Old Goulash Bay Road, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5K8, Canada. Phone (05) 9-8992, email
Ottawa Valley Live Steamers And Model EngineersCanada, OntarioRun days are generally the 2nd and last Sunday of each month, May – October, at Cumberland Heritage Museum, Cumberland, ON (located just east of Ottawa). 2,200 feet of 5" – 7-1/4" gauge ground level track, turntable, 12 steaming bays. 700 feet of 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 5" elevated track. John Bryant, phone (613) 761-1109. Email Full steaming schedule at
Frontenac Society Of Model EngineersCanada, OntarioMeetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at the Ongwanada Centre, Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston, Ontario. Model engineering in general, primarily Live Steam. Members have or are currently working on 3-1/2", 7-1/4" locomotives, 1" – 3" scale traction engines, steam wagons, roller and stationary steam plant. Dave DˊAlbertanson, Secretary/Librarian, 2845 Washburn Road, RR 2, Inverary, ON K0H 1X0, Canada. Phone (613) 353-6792, email Visit
Bluewater Model Engineering SocietyCanada, OntarioSecond Monday each month, 8 pm, currently at Northern Collegiate machine shop. Monthly newsletter. Model Engineering in general. Mike Green, Secretary, P.O. Box 815, Corunna, Ontario, Canada, N0N 1G0. Phone (519) 862-1820.
Toronto Live Steamers Canada, OntarioSteaming days 2nd Sunday of each month, 10 am - 2 pm, May through October, weather permitting. Winter meetings held on 1st Sunday of each month, October through May, 1:30 pm in the community room, Brampton Shoppers World (Hwy 10 and Steeles). 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 4-3/4" gauges on elevated track approximately 600 feet in length, located at Humes Auction Farm, 9313 4th Line, about 5km northeast of Milton, ON. Jim Lee, Secretary, 80, Corby Crescent, Brampton, Ontario L6Y 1H1. Phone (905) 451-1450, email
Golden Horseshoe Live SteamersCanada, Ontario3-1/2", 4-3/4" elevated 1,200-foot loop of track with 50-foot radius; 7-1/4" ground level 1,400-foot loops of track with 60-foot radius; 20 ft by 60 ft raised live steam track for 45 mm and 32 mm gauges. Located at the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology, Hamilton, Ontario. Run days most Sundays, May to October. Contact Russ Milland at or (416) 884-0581. Visit for club meetings, public run days and special events.
Central Ontario Association
Live Steamers (Coals)
Canada, OntarioSunday mornings May through October, weather permitting. 3-1/2", 4-3/4" on the ground. Ralph Harrisen, RR 3, Burford, ON N0E 1A0, Canada. Phone (519) 449-5951.
Southern Ontario Live SteamersCanada, Ontario650 feet of dual gauge 3-1/2", 4-3/4" elevated track on private land, 4 miles west of Ridgetown, Ontario. No regular run dates scheduled, but track is available for impromptu running. For more in-depth information, call Murray Bennell at (519) 674-3795 after 6 pm.
Les Amateurs De Vapeur Vive De La MauricieCanada, Quebec4-3/4" gauge track under construction, near Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. Secretary, 4045 des Bouleaux, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, G8Y 1K4, Canada.
Montreal Live Steamers Corp.Canada, QuebecRun days are every Sunday from May to October, weather permitting. Open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Sundays. Workdays each Wednesday and Saturday. Tracks include two elevated loops with 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 5" gauges, 4,000+ feet of 7-1/4" gauge main line with 60-foot minimum radius. Track located 15 minutes west of Montreal in Les Cedres, Quebec, at 1396 Chemin du Fleuve. Full schedule and directions at Roy Motton, Secretary, B.P. 332, Succ. Snowdon, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3X 3T6.
Saskatoon Model Engineering SocietyCanada, SaskatchewanMeetings 4th Monday each month at the Saskatchewan Railway Historical Association, RR 3, commonly known as Hawker Siding, Pike Lake Hwy. 3-1/2", 5" gauge track available. Contact President Bob Byrnes, phone (306) 384-3833.
Northern Colorado Live SteamersColoradoMeeting topics and location change from month to month. All interests associated with Live Steam are welcome. Three members are actively building on their own layouts. Call for meeting location and newsletter. Jerry Wilson, 2118 Judson Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Phone: (303) 772-5399.
The Backyard Foundryman's SocietyColoradoFor details, send name and address to C. W. Bill Ammen, BYFS, Box 288, Manitou Springs, CO 80829. Fax (719) 686-5143.
Colorado Live SteamersColoradoTrack site is located east of Denver at 7401 Calhoun-Byers Road, Byers, CO 80103. 4-3/4", 7-1/2" gauges. Steam, diesel, and electric are welcome. Run days are the 3rd Saturday of the month, year round (weather permitting). IBLS Standards, current boiler inspection certificate required. Mark Adcock, President. Phone (303) 469-0349. Email Visit
Denver Area Small Scale SteamersColoradoA new club has formed in Denver, CO to promote the small-scale live steam hobby. The intention is to have monthly meetings for show-and-tell, discussion, and running trains. The club has a portable track that supports gauge 0, gauge 1, and gauge 3, and hopes to run trains at a variety of local events throughout the year. Visit
Rocky Mountain Rails, Inc.ColoradoTrack located south of Denver on ten secluded acres with 1,200-foot dual gauge track (4-3/4", 7-1/2") and 5,500-foot 7-1/2" gauge track. City water available for boilers. Other club boiler inspection accepted. Visitors welcome; please call for directions. Art Lowell, Secretary, (303) 730-6975. Address: P.O. Box 2443, Englewood, CO 80150. Email: Visit
Bournemouth & District Society of Model EngineersEngland, DorsetMeetings once a month. Raised 3-1/2", 5" and 7-1/4" gauge track at Littledown Center, Bournemouth. Open for public passenger hauling every Sunday afternoon from Easter to end of September. Visitors with locos always welcome.
Colchester Society of Model & Experimental EngineersEngland, EssexRun days 1st Sunday each month. Open Days 1st Sunday in May and September. O gauge – No. 1 gauge – 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5" elevated track; 5", 7-1/4" gauge at ground level. Hope, President, 28 Warrington Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, U.K.
Boarhunt & District Engineering Preservation SocietyEngland, HampshireMeetings 1st Wednesday evening each month at 8:00 pm at Boars Head Hotel, North Boarhunt, on A333 between Wickham and Portsmouth. New members with interest in any aspect of steam are welcome. John Peck, Hon. Secretary, Berkeley House, 50A Nightingale Road, Southsea, PO5 3JN, England. Phone 752502 (Portsmouth).
North West Leics Model Engineering SocietyEngland, LeicestershireMeetings held 2nd Thursday each month, 7:30 pm, at Labour Club, Bridge Road, Coalville. Informal working parties/meetings held every Sunday and Thursday mornings at the track site, located at Hermitage Recreation Ground, Hermitage Road, Whitwick, Leics. 1,200-foot 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5" gauge raised track, clubhouse. Comprehensive path/road system for miniature road vehicles. Large lake for model boaters. Steam-ups 3rd Sunday each month, 2 pm onwards. Public steam-ups with special events; social events for members, families. Clive Handley, Hon. Secretary, phone 01509 413473.
Harlington Locomotive SocietyEngland, MiddlesexMeetings every Thursday, 8:00 pm. Public open days on the 2nd and 4th Sundays, 2:00 – 5:00 pm, from Easter Sunday until October, at High Street, Harlington, Middlesex (less than a mile from Heathrow Airport – take the 140 bus). Peter Tarrant, P.R.O., 35, Warwick Road, West Drayton, Middlesex UB7 9BZ, England.
High Wycombe Model Engineering ClubEngland, MiddlesexMeetings 1st Thursday each month at 8:00 pm at Battersbury Manor, High Wycombe. Loco running Sundays at Holmer Green Sports Centre, 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" gauges on raised track. Mr. D. C. Parris, C. Eng., Harlford, 31, Cranford Lane, Harlington, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5HA England.
Harrow & Wembley Model Engineering SocietyEngland, MiddlesexOpen on Sundays, Easter to the end of October, at Roxbourne Park, Field End Road, Eastcote, Middx. 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" ground level track. Visit
Guildford Model Engineering SocietyEngland, Surrey3-1/2", 5" gauge elevated track, 7-1/4" gauge ground level track at Stoke Park, London Road, Guildford. Janet Nicholls, P.R.O., 9 Priory Close, Fleet, Aldershot, Hampshire GU138 ED Phone (0252) 629283.
Birmingham Society Of Model Engineers Ltd.England, West Midlands1,500 feet of track – 3-1/2", 5" gauge raised, 7-1/4" gauge ground level; clubhouse, steaming bays, and engine shed; on Illshaw Heath, west side of Birmingham between the city and Stratford-on-Avon. Registered Office, Illshaw Heath Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull, West Midlands B94 6DN England.
Sheffield & District Society of Model & Experimental EngineersEngland, YorkshireAbbeydale Miniature Railway run days on alternate Sundays March 19 through October 22, 1 pm to 5 pm. 3-1/2" to 7-1/4" multi-gauge raised track, fully signaled 5" and 7-1/4" dual gauge ground level track, and G1/G0 garden railway. Work day on Wednesdays. Winter meetings every other Friday, 7:30 pm. Close to historic Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. See our website at for map, etc. Mick Savage, 3 Chatsworth Road, Sheffield S17 3QG England. Phone (+114) 2369002.
The Finnish Railway MuseumFinland, Hyvinkää1000+ feet of 7-1/4" gauge track. Daily operation with battery locos mid-June to mid-August; visiting steam locos on special exhibition days. Address: Hyvinkäänkatu 9, 05800 Hyvinkää, Finland. For more information visit (subpage in English).
Tradewinds And Atlantic RailroadFloridaLocated in the north side of Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, FL. Workday 2nd Saturday, Public Run 3rd Saturday and Sundayof each month. Fun Run months with five Saturdays – it’s the following Sunday. Approximately 4,800 feet of track. Visitors welcome, call ahead. Michael Smith, President, (954) 494-6877, or Visit
Largo Central RailroadFlorida7-1/2" gauge track located in Largo Central Park, Seminole Blvd. and East Bay Drive, Largo, Florida. Public run days are the first full weekend of each month. Other activities each weekend open to all Live Steamers. Check via club phone, (727) 585-9835, or at for more information. Mail address: P.O. Box 823, Largo, FL 33779.
Ridge Live SteamersFloridaScheduled work day, 2nd Saturday. Scheduled run day, 4th Saturday. Layout address: 7760 North Scenic Highway (Alt US Route 27, State Route 17), Lake Wales, FL (3 miles from US Route 27).
Allen Newcomb, Secretary, 433 Seawane Circle, Auburndale, FL 33823-5803. E-mail For layout, map and directions, check
West Tocoi & Bostwick Railroad Northeast Florida Live Steamers And Railroaders, Inc.Florida35 miles south of Jacksonville. Work every Saturday, run once a month as scheduled by the Board. Steve Bidwell, Secretary, (386) 326-4518 or Visit
Central Pasco & Gulf RailroadFlorida7-1/2" gauge track located in Crew Lake Wilderness Park near Shady Hills, Florida. Public run days are the second Saturday of each month. Work days every Saturday and Wednesday. All are welcome. Visit For more information, contact President Jerry Smithson at (727) 243-3692 or
Florida Live SteamersFloridaMeets at various tracks throughout the state. For equal representation and area track construction, the state is divided into three divisions, with a director elected from each. Club promotes live steam in all aspects including railroading, stationary and traction engines, cars and boats. H. A. Laird, Secretary, 688 Faceville Attapulgus Road, Attapulgus, GA 39815-2310. Phone (229) 465-3402.
Florida Fellowship Of Model EngineersFloridaIndoor 20’ x 40’ triple-tiered 3-rail O and standard gauge tinplate layout, 5’ x 8’ HO logging layout, and outdoor 7-1/2″ gauge railroad for steam and other powered equipment on 4 acres. Meeting and run day 3rd Saturday every month from 2:00 pm until dark. Bill Lumley, Rt. 1, Box 322K, Delray Beach, FL 33446.
Le Petit Train Des TempliersFrance, EssonneIn Epinay sur Orge (Essonne), south suburb 25km from Paris. 1000 feet of 5" gauge and 7-1/4" gauge track. Email or visit
Association Des Amis De La Vapeur ViveFrance, Sannois 5", 7-1/4" gauges, 1,650 feet of track, 40 members. Home club open Monday to Saturday. Hotel round about. Track location: Rue Jean-Moulin 95110 Sannois (northwest suburb of Paris). Jean-Louis Seratinsky. Email
Steam Automobile Club Of AmericaGeneralFor more information about the SACA group – membership, club activities, meets, or newsletter – write to Ken Helmick, President, 964 Highlander St, Lake Orion, MI 48362; Bob Edwards, Secretary, 530 Old Johnson Valley Rd, Kingston, TN 37763,
North Georgia Live SteamersGeorgiaThe North Georgia Live Steamers (NGLS) is an incorporated non-profit miniature outdoor railroad club that encourages and assists others interested in the construction of scale steam engines, locomotives and railroad equipment through fellowship with others in the Live Steam hobby. Our railroad is officially named the Conyers & Hightower Trail railroad. We have several run days for the public to attend. Check out the Time Table section for details. It's an exciting time...come and join us! Our public run and club run days vary by year. Typically we are open to the public in April, May, June, August, and October each year. We also have club days in April, June, August, October, November. Please check our website for additional details. Visit
Illinois Live SteamersIllinois6,000 feet of 7-1/2", 5,000 feet of 4-3/4", 1,300 feet of 3-1/2" gauge elevated track. Located in Homer Township. Chicago region is served by club-owned 7-acre facility, operating all year. Chuck Olejniczak, ILS Corresponding Secretary, Club phone (708) 301-0027; see our website
Northwest Model EngineersIllinoisMeetings 1st Monday of each month, 7:30 pm at Maine Township Hall, 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge, IL. All modelmakers are welcome. Gene Kuntz, President, 43296 Trevor Road, Antioch, IL 60002. Phone (847) 838-6530.
Chicago Model Engineers AssociationIllinoisIn existence since before WWI. Meetings 8 pm on second Tuesday of month. Write for more information about the club, meeting places and activities. All inquiries welcome Edward W. Smerz, Secretary, 34 W. Monroe Street, Villa Park, IL 60181.
Prairie State Railroad Club, Inc.IllinoisWork/run days 3rd Sunday of the month, May through October. 3,300-foot 7-1/2" gauge track, point-to-loop operation, with 190-foot trestle. IBLS Wheel Standards. For information: Nancy Taft, Secretary, or (815) 496-9065. Address: 8W508 Hinckley Road, Big Rock, IL 60511. Visit
Walnut Creek RailroadIndiana1,500 feet of 1-1/2" scale, 4-3/4" narrow gauge, including right-of-way privileges on the Walnut Creek and Southern Railroad. Portions are elevated. Visitors and equipment welcome. Please call in advance. Stanley R. Hepler, 1759 North Hartzler Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580. Phone (574) 269-1825.
Indiana Live SteamersIndianaLocated in Johnson County Park, two miles west of Edinburgh, Indiana. 12,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track.
Public runs on the third Saturday of the month Noon to 4 pm, May thru October, except August for the Invitational meet, and September for Fri, Sat, and Sunday after Labor Day as part of the Heartnut Festival. Public Relations Director John Herman and Secretary Don Fulk. Phone (317) 407-9857. Visit
Walnut Creek & Southern RailroadIndianaThe southern branch of the Walnut Creek Railroad now combined to include a total of 1,500 feet of 4-3/4" gauge track. Visitors are always welcome. Please call or write for more information George W. Fish, CEO/gandy dancer, etc., 1735 North Hartzler Street, Warsaw, IN 46580. Phone (574) 267-3923.
Iowa Model Steam EngineersIowa1800 feet of 7-1/2" gauge ground track and 650 feet of 3/4" and 1" highline track located on acreage in rural Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. For more information, contact Wayne Davis, 704 North Walnut Street, Creston, IA 50801-1548. Email Visit Tom Morgan, cell phone (319) 931-3034.
Vapore Vivo ValtopinaItalyGauge 1 and 5" gauge, 400 meters long. Run day every weekend in September and October. Dr. Guido Mattoli, Via Roncalli 11, I-06034 Foligno, Italy. Phone 0039/342/212485 (h) 8pm or fax 0039/742/358449 24 hr/day.
Associazione Modellisti Foligno Citta FerroviariaItalyCentral Italy. 1/32 and 1/11 scales, English and French languages also spoken. Dr. Guido Mattoli, via Roncalli 11, I-06034 Foligno, Italy. Phone 0039/342/212485 (h) 8pm or fax 0039/742/358449 24 hr/day.
Ichikawa Live SteamersJapan2nd and 4th Sundays, weather permitting. No schedules in August. Track at Gyohtoku Park, 5" gauge. Takehiko Oikawa, Secretary, 1-13-20 Kita Asagaya, Suginami, Tokyo. Phone 03-339-1336.
Kansas Association Of Model EngineersKansasPromoting all aspects of Home Machining: Live Steam, Stirling, Internal Combustion, etc. All engines and hobbyists welcome. Club meets 1st Monday of every month. Marty Sigwing, Secretary, 812 Walnut, Halstead, KS 67056. Phone (316) 830-2750, email
Midway USA Live SteamersKansasOnce a month – write for date. 7-1/2" gauge, IBLS Wheel Standards. Jack Harris, Manager, 7408 North Halstead, Hutchinson, KS 67502. Phone (316) 663-1614.
Washington County Steam Preservation SocietyMaineTrack located at the top of Campbell Hill in the town of Cherryfield, ME. Track gauge 7-1/4" - 7-1/2", 35-foot minimum radius, 1-1/2% grades, hydraulic lift. Information about run and work days can be obtained from John Brace, Secretary, P.O. Box 177, Cherryfield, ME 04622. Phone (207) 546-2101. Visit
Chesapeake & Allegheny Steam Preservation SocietyMarylandPublic run days on 2nd Sundays and member run days on 4th Sundays each month April through November at Leakin Park on Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore, MD. 3800 feet 7-1/2" gauge mainline with station area and HQ/car storage building. 1600 feet 4-3/4"- 3-1/2" gauge elevated track. All utilities with lift and steaming bays for above gauges. Valid state boiler certification required or free Maryland certification, given seven days’ notice. Workdays Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call track site phone (301) 448-0730 for details or Steve Zuiderveen, Secretary, phone (443) 536-1181 or email
Cape Cod Live SteamersMassachusettsOperating on 700 feet of dual gauge 7-1/4" - 4-3/4" ground track in Sandwich, MA. Run day is 3rd Saturday each month, May – October. Art Downer, Corresponding Secretary, 123 King Street, Hanson, MA 02341. Phone (781) 447-0403, email
Pioneer Valley Live SteamersMassachusettsMost weekends, from Steam-up to Blow-down, weather permitting. Retired group meets on Fridays. Work weekends prior to scheduled meets. Track located at 108 Hillside Road in Southwick, MA. Highline for 3/4" and 1" scales; 7-1/4" gauge ground line for 1-1/2" and larger scales. Ray Juskiewicz, Secretary, P.O. Box 105, Southwick, MA 01077-0105. Phone (413) 569-0438. Visit
Waushakum Live SteamersMassachusettsRegular run days are on Sundays from the 4th Sunday in May until the 3rd Sunday in October. 2100 feet of 3-1/2" - 4-3/4" high line track and 3000+ feet of 7-1/4" ground line track on a wooded 16-acre site in Holliston, MA. Triple gauge hydraulic turntable and lift; electric transfer table, and elevated steaming bays with air, electricity and water. Jed Weare, Secretary, Visit
Charlton RailroadMassachusettsAt the Masonic Lodge in Charlton, MA. 1-1/2" scale, 7-1/4" gauge, 220 feet of main line, 60-foot minimum radius. Run days are from June to October on the second Sunday of the month. Visitors are welcome. Ric McWaters (508) 829-6190. E-mail
Michigan Small Scale Live SteamersMichiganAt least one steam-up a month, plus Shay Days and the Huckleberry Rail Fans weekend. Founded in 2002 – 29 members so far! Bob Weltyk, 2534 Mercury Drive, Lake Orion, MI 48360. Phone (248) 391-1002. Email Visit
Michigan Central RailroadMichiganA private 7-1/2″ gauge railroad located on 10 acres - invited guests only. Bill and Gisela Hayes, 3700 Cramton, Metamora, MI 48455. Phone (810) 797-4961or Visit
Great Lakes Live Steamers, Inc.MichiganStarr Jaycee Park, Royal Oak, MI, on 13 Mile Road, 3 miles west of I-75. The clubˊs one kilometer track (7-1/2" gauge) is open on the first weekend of the month, 10 am to 5 pm. Sorry, no camping. Southgate location: Kiwanis Park in Southgate, Michigan, southwest corner of Trenton Road and LeRoy Street. Open 3rd weekend of the month. Candy Murray, Secretary, Visit
White Creek RailroadMichiganA private track, but visitors and equipment are welcome most days, except Sundays. Call in advance. Over 5 miles main line 7-1/2" gauge track, 1,130 feet of trestles, 200 switches, bi-directional running with 29 passing sidings, 30 signal blocks, 30 industry spurs, 2 yards, multiple routes with 9 junctions. Operating sessions 2nd Saturday of month (May-November). Russ and Mara Eldred, 3628 Egner Road, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. Phone/fax (616) 696-1534 (home) or (616) 696-0910 (work). Visit
Mid Michigan Railroad ClubMichiganLocated at Cornwellˊs Turkeyville, 18935 15½ Mile Road, Marshall, Michigan 49068. 3,500 feet 7-1/2" gauge track with expansion nearly completed. Self-contained campers may stay overnight. New members welcome. Pat Patton, Secretary, 2426 Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, MI 49006 Phone (269) 381-8065. Email Visit
Huron Valley Live SteamersMichigan7-1/2" gauge club track is presently an 800-foot loop on private property and is in the process of being expanded to approx. 2,000-feet in 2013 and to 4,000 feet in 2014-15. For meeting information, contact Jim Gould, 6401 N. Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI. Email
Tri-State Locomotive ClubMichiganMonthly meetings held February through October at various locations in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. IBLS Wheel Standards. Paul Boggs, Secretary, 177 Fir Road, Niles, MI 49120. Phone (269) 684-8793.
The Railroad Historical Society Of Northwestern Michigan
MichiganMeetings first Tuesday of every month, 7 pm, at the Heritage Center in Traverse City. George Gregory, President, (231) 995-0313.
Wabash Frisco And Pacific RailwayMissouriRunning Sundays only, May through October, 11:15 until 4:15 pm. Two trainsets running consecutively every 20 minutes with passing meets; operating with three different locomotives, usually a 4-4-2, a 4-6-2, or a 4-6-4. 12" gauge steam railway at Glencoe, MO, 25 miles west of St. Louis. For photo brochure, send SASE to WF&P RY, David J. Neubauer, 1569 Ville Angela Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042-1630.
Phone (636) 587-3538. Visit
Denver Kellerado & Rio Grande RailroadMissouriRun days most Saturdays weather permitting. Please call in advance. Over 1.5 miles of main line 7-1/2" gauge track on 40 acres of beautiful landscape. Something for everybody – hills, valleys and prairies with some deep woods along line. Current boiler certificate or inspection required. Diesels welcome. Visiting engineers and equipment welcome. Karl Keller, 1035 North State Highway 125, Springfield, MO 65802. Phone (417) 831-3115.
Rio Grande Scenic RailroadMissouriRun day 3rd Saturday of the month, April through November, weather permitting. 4-3/4" - 7-1/2" dual gauge ground level track, IBLS Wheel Standards. For track location, contact Gail O. Gish, 17900 Gibbons Road, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080. Phone (816) 540-3243.
St. Louis Live SteamersMissouri7-1/2" – 4-3/4" dual gauge track located in Kircher Park, just off I-44 at the Williams Road exit on the east side of Eureka, Missouri. Monthly membership meeting is held at 10 am on the second Saturday in Kircher Park. For information: SLLS, 35 Williams Road, Eureka, MO 63205. Email Visit
Ozarks Live SteamersMissouriRun days every weekend, April through October. 7-1/2" track for 1-1/2" scale; 6,500-foot track, restrooms, hydraulic lift, steaming bays; electricity and water furnished. Mike Weldon, 693 Depot Road, Fordland, MO 65652. Phone (417) 767-4252.
Shoal Creek, Lathrop And Northern RailroadMissouriIn association with Lathrop Antique Car, Tractor and Engine Association. 500-foot 7-1/2" gauge for 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" scales, with plans for 6,000-foot track, storage and train construction buildings. Located on Hwy. 33, 35 miles north of Kansas City, MO. Jim Plowman, President. Contact Sam, phone (816) 740-3766.
Big Creek & Southern RailroadMissouri7-1/2" gauge private track. Out-of-town visitors and equipment welcome. Run day 4th Saturday of the month. Call in advance. Pat McCarthy, 18605 East 171st, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080. Phone (816) 682-1189. Visit
Namibia Model Engineering Club (NAMEC)NamibiaContact Fritz Kolle, P.O. Box 382, Windhoek, Namibia.
Burlington Little LineNebraska1,300 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track, 60-foot radius, located 5 miles southeast of McCook, Nebraska. IBLS Wheel Standards. Private, happy to have company. Harvey and Erma Hinz, Route 3, Box 94, McCook, Nebraska 69001. Phone (308) 345-5469.
Camp Creek RailroadersNebraska5,000 feet 7-1/2" gauge, 60-foot radius, 10 steaming bays. Run day 3rd Saturday May thru October. Track located at Camp Creek Threshers Association grounds at Waverly, NE. Gary Quillen, Secretary/Treasurer, phone (402) 571-1345 or Visit
Stoomgroep Kerkwerve, ZeelandNetherlandsClub has a 45mm table, 3-1/2" gauge and 5" gauge combined raised track 150 meters long and a 7-1/4" gauge track 450 meters long. Contact Marco Kosten at or visit for further information.
Northern Nevada Live SteamersNevadaSecond Saturday May through September on the 7-1/2" gauge private track of the Centerville & Western Nevada Railroad, 1016 Irma Lane, Gardnerville, NV. Courtesy of Ken Schroeder. Phone (775) 265-3632 in advance, please.
Nevada Southern Live SteamersNevadaLocated at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City, NV, about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. We have 3000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge operating with another 2000 feet under construction. IBLS wheel standards. Run days every 2nd and 4th Saturday, except July and August. Visitors always welcome. Contact Bob Sorenson, 7470 Ohana Court, Las Vegas, NV 89129 or phone (702) 539-6080.
Las Vegas Railroad SocietyNevada7-1/2" and 15" gauge track planned on 40 acres, for Live Steam, diesel and electric. Scales to range from 1-1/2" to 5". Bruno Platzer, President, and Wendy Wiener, Secretary. Phone (702) 656-9705.
Nevada Northern Railroad MuseumNevadaA time capsule of what a shortline railroad was like in the last century. New to exhibits are NN Ry 40 Baldwin 4-6-0 of 1910 and a 1907 Industrial steam-powered wrecking crane. Museum is situated on 56 acres with 49 buildings and structures, three original steam locomotives (two operate), a steam-powered rotary (non-operation but on the list), six diesel locomotives, and 62 pieces of rolling stock, with a complete machine shop on the property. Mark Bassett, Executive Director, Nevada Northern Railway, 1100 Avenue A, P.O. Box 150040, Ely, NV 89315. Phone (775) 289-2085, fax (775) 289-6284. Visit
New Jersey Live SteamersNew JerseyGauges: No. 1 - 3-1/2" - 4-3/4" - 7-1/4"; track located at 266 Mountain Road, Liberty Corner, NJ. Business meetings 2pm 3rd Sunday of every month except December. Work day 1st Saturday of every month. Retireesˊ Day every Wednesday. Friday night Crew. News bulletin "The Whistle Blast." Membership inquiries: SASE to George Parsons, 2 Farrow Lane, Asbury, NJ 08802. Clubhouse phone (908) 604-2770. Visit
South Jersey Live SteamersNew JerseyMeetings 4th Saturday each month. Workdays 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month at tracksite, Grant and Brunetta Avenue, South Vineland, New Jersey. Thomas Diedrich, Secretary, 919 North Broad Street, Woodbury, New Jersey 08096. Phone (856) 845-9531.
Phillipsburg Railroad HistoriansNew JerseyRide the 2" scale, 9-7/16" gauge Centerville and Southwestern miniature railroad that ran in Roseland, New Jersey, at the Becker Dairy Farm. Operating with No. 1503 (gas engine), as the steam engine, No. 1501, is in private hands. Much Becker memorabilia to see in the museum and a video/DVD will be available for purchase. Events are free; donations are welcome. Located at 10 Pine Alley, PO Box 5104, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. John Boner, Secretary, Visit
Jersey Shore Live SteamNew Jersey7-1/2" gauge. 10,000-foot track under construction. 501(c)3 education group, located 13 miles north of Atlantic City at Parkway exit 52. Write for work schedule JSLS, P.O. Box 331, New Gretna, NJ 08224.
Iron Acres RailroadNew Jersey1,500-foot main dual-gauged for 7-1/4" - 7-1/2". Meetings on Thursdays, 9 am to 2 pm, and Monday & Friday eves, 6:30 pm to 10 pm. Track located in Jackson, NJ. Newsletter "Iron Acre News." Mike Venezia, phone (732) 364-0994.
Adirondack Live SteamersNew YorkAdirondack Live Steamers operates a one-mile long 7-1/4" gauge railroad and a 300-foot gauge 1 railroad in eastern upstate New York. Membership meetings are the 2nd Saturday of each month, regular run days are the 4th Saturday of each month. Workdays are at least every Saturday. We are pleased to announce our "members only" requirement is no longer in effect and once again look forward to welcoming all live steamers. For more info and directions please contact Don Buesing at (518) 587-3172 or Visit
International Stationary Steam Engine SocietyNew YorkAn international forum for those interested in stationary steam history. $20 annual membership. Conrad H. Milster, 178 Emerson Place, Brooklyn, NY 11205.
Peconic County Miniature Rail RoadNew York16" gauge, 2640 feet, internal combustion. Located on eastern end of Long Islandˊs North Fork just north of Greenport, New York. Frank A. Field, General Manager, Box 631, Greenport, Long Island, NY 11944. Phone (516) 477-2433.
Tonawanda Creek Model EngineersNew York10 miles north of Buffalo, NY. 2300 feet of dual gauge 7-1/2"- 4-3/4", also 500 feet of 3-1/2" high line. Meet and run on the 2nd Saturday with work nights each Tuesday. Hans Spielberger, 1000 N. French Rd, Amherst, NY 14228. Email

Long Island Live Steamers, Inc.New YorkSecond and last Sundays of each month, June through October inclusive. Public runs May thru October. Tracksite, South Haven County Park. 3-1/2" - 4-3/4" - 7-1/4" gauges. Visit
Chautauqua Live SteamersNew YorkContact Chester W. Lewis, Jr., 15 Jamestown Rd, Sinclairville, NY 14782. Phone (716) 962-3256.
Mud Creek Central, Inc.New YorkTwenty acres consisting of a 6,000' mainline of 7-1/4" gauge track, 1000' of 4-3/4" gauge track, and a casting foundry at 7349 Tonawnda Creek Road, Lockport, NY 14094. Monthly meetings are generally on the third Sunday. Visit Email Phone (716) 514-4039.
Niagara Frontier Live Steamers, Inc.New YorkLocated 15 miles south of Buffalo in Eden, NY. 650-foot loop of 3-1/2" – 4-3/4" gauge high line now operating. Tony Altenoeder, phone (716) 992-3859. Joe Tanski, 8927 Notre Dame Drive, Eden, NY 14057. Phone (716) 992-9099.
Finger Lakes Live SteamersNew York7-1/4" - 4-3/4" – No. 1 gauges, IBLS Wheel Standards. Track located at 302 Clyde Marengo Road, Marengo, NY. See website for map. Visitors always welcome. Sue Henrichs, Secretary, 3977 Ontario Center Road, Walworth, NY 14568. Contact (315) 986-1881 or Club mail: P.O. Box 114, Penfield, NY 14526. Club phone: (315) 923-7493. Visit
Auckland Society Of Model EngineersNew ZealandMeetings first Tuesday each month, 7:30 pm. Club running every Sunday afternoon. Peterson Road Reserve, Panmure, 3-1/2", 5" gauges. Secretary, P.O. Box 14570 Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand. Club house phone (9) 570 5286. Visit
Havelock North Live SteamersNew Zealand, Havelock NorthOperating the Keirunga Park Railway, Pufflett Road, Havelock North, New Zealand. Overseas contact John Romanes, General Manager Geoff Wright, phone +64 (06) 844 3540,
Nelson Society Of Modellers, Inc.New Zealand, NelsonMeetings 2nd Tuesday of each month at the clubroom, Tahunanui Beach, Nelson. Run every Sunday afternoon, work sessions every Wednesday. 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 5", 7-1/4" multi-gauge raised track, 1,720-foot main line; 2-acre saltwater model boat pond. Carl Gousmett, Secretary, P.O. Box 810, Nelson, New Zealand Phone 03 5472337.
Kapiti Miniature Railway & Model Engineering Society Inc.New Zealand, ParaparaumuP.O. Box 296, Paraparaumu, New Zealand. Derek Townsend, Secretary, phone 64 4 905 4751, email: Visit
Lake Shore Live SteamersOhioPenitentiary Glen Reservation, Lake Metroparks, Kirtland, Ohio. Over 1 mile of 7-1/2" gauge track including challenging mainline hills. Two hydraulic unloading hoists. Electric, water, air at steaming bays. Current boiler certificate required. IBLS Standards. For current run events and more info, visit Maggie Delmore, Secretary, 763 Woodstock Road, Eastlake, OH 44095. Phone: (440) 942-2816.
Northwestern Ohio Live SteamersOhioWe operate on four privately owned 7-1/2″ gauge tracks in Northwestern Ohio. Run Days are on the third Saturday of the month May through October. Meetings are on the second Sunday of the month November through April. Contact club president Gherin Johnston at or (419) 866-1051 for the location of runs and meetings.
Buckeye Rail Model EngineersOhioNazor Road, Galion. Established club on 14-acre wooded ground, nearly a mile long, next to Conrail tracks. Over 4,500 feet of track laid and still going. BRME, P.O. Box 147, Bucyrus, OH 44820-0147. Phone: (419) 562-2345.
CCBW Railroad & MuseumOhio7-1/2" gauge Crawford County & Bucyrus Western Railroad, located at 925 W. Mansfield Street, P.O. Box 147, Bucyrus, OH 44820-0147. HO, G-gauge and full size displays, also. Operated by the "Train Buffs of Crawford County" the 3rd weekend of August each year. Ken Mead, answering service (419) 562-2345 or
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.OhioApprox. 1/2 mile of 15" gauge track for restored Live Steam Engine 901, which formerly ran at House of David, Benton Harbor, MI, from 1950s – 1970s. 1-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays except July/August, 6-9 pm Saturday, 1-4 pm Sunday, weather permitting. Special runs for Halloween and Christmas and other events. Located at northeast corner of I-75 Exit 161. NWORRP, 11600 County Road 99, Findlay, OH 45840. Phone (419) 423-2995. Visit
Northeastern Ohio Live SteamersOhioLocated on the grounds of the Medina County Park District. Over 9000 feet of 7.5" gauge ground-level track with a minimum radius of 42 feet, and 900 feet of highline track with 3.5” and 4.75” gauges. Pull-through loading/unloading transfer table, plus an additional 7.5” unloading facility. Limited self-contained camping at open meets, by appointment only. Water, coal and compressed air available at steaming bays. Business meetings second Sunday of each month, except May’s meeting is third Sunday. Visits available by appointment, or during any open meet or business meeting. Visit
Cinder Sniffers, Inc.Ohio2-1/2" - 3-1/2" - 4-3/4" - 71/4" - 7-1/2" gauges on the same ground level track. IBLS Wheel Standards. Boiler certificate or inspection required. Any and all Live Steamers are welcome at our meetings or at our Dover, Indiana, track site on run days. Run days are the 4th Saturday of months April through November, plus our New Year's Day Run (times are noon to 4 pm Eastern Time). We run in snow, but rain will cancel. Dave Sams, Corresponding Secretary, Don Frozina, President. Visit
Carillon Park Rail And Steam SocietyOhioCarillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH. 1,200 feet of 7-1/2" - 7-1/4" - 4-3/4" - 3-1/2" multi-gauge ground level track, 52-foot minimum radius, elevated steaming bays, hydraulic turntable, 3-track yard plus additional 3,600 feet of 7-1/2" gauge with 60-foot minimum radius, maximum grade 1-1/2%, 48-foot tunnel. Additional 900 feet of 7-1/2" gauge under construction. Current boiler certificate or inspection required. Operations start at 10:00 am, with passenger-carrying operations from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Ken Hemmelgarn, Secretary, (937) 275-9589, Visit
Locomotive Operators Of Central Oklahoma (Loco)OklahomaRun day second Sunday of every month, weather permitting. 7-1/2" gauge. Britton Buss, Secretary, 36203 Clearpond Road, Shawnee, OK 74801. Visit
Tulsa Live SteamersOklahoma7-1/2" gauge. For information on run days and meets, contact Bill Fondren, 8159 South 39th W Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74132. Phone (918) 446-4864.
Muskogee & Northwestern RailroadOklahoma2,800 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track located just off highway 69 in Muskogee, OK. Private track, visitors welcome. Tom Harrington, 2961 North 23rd Street West, Muskogee, OK 74401. Phone (918) 683-8751.
Southern Oregon Live SteamersOregonOperating second and fourth Sunday, April through October. Railroad Park, Medford, Oregon. For further information or directions contact Paul at (541) 471-3016. Visit
Klamath & Western Railroad Inc. Oregon9,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track. Run every Saturday between Memorial Day and Labor Day at 36951 South Chiloquin Road, Chiloquin, OR 97624. Dennis Ward, President, phone (541) 783-3371. Track shop phone (541) 783-2670. Email: Visit
Phoenix And Holly RailroadOregonRunning days Saturday, Sunday and holidays, May into October. 15" gauge. Leo Garre, Owner, 2512 North Holly, Canby, Oregon 97013. Phone (503) 266-3581. Visit
Central Oregon Area Live SteamersOregonForming a 7-1/2" gauge track at the site of the Eastern Cascades Model Railroad Club. 20 acres, turntable, two wooden trestles, short plate bridge, existing right-of-way Mike Lavrich, 61825 Teal Road, Bend, OR 97702. Phone: (541) 388-7511. Tom Allinger, 1334 NW Union Street, Bend, OR 97701. Phone: (541) 383-3366. Email:
Willow Creek Railroad MuseumOregonRun days, most Sundays and Holidays (weather permitting) Memorial Day through Labor Day. 5,500+ feet of 7-1/2˶ track. On the grounds of Antique Powerland in Brooks, Oregon. Contact in advance: Address: 3995 Brooklake Road NE , Brooks, Oregon, 97303-9732. Visit
Pacific Northwest Live SteamersOregonRun Day every Sunday and holidays, from first of May until end of October. 3,600 feet of mainline track. Monthly meeting at track site, 31803 South Shady Dell Drive, Molalla, OR. Carl Jacobs, Secretary, (971) 506-4343. Clubhouse phone (503) 829-6866. Visit
Train Mountain Railroad MuseumOregonListed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the "largest outdoor hobby railroad in the world." Located in Chiloquin, OR, halfway between Klamath Falls and Crater Lake National Park. Travel over thirty-five miles of 7-1/2" gauge track, 20 miles of which is main line. 75-foot minimum radius, 2-1/2% maximum grade. IBLS Wheel Standards. All locomotives and rolling stock must be equipped with either safety chains and couplers or drawbars. All steam locomotives (no coal, wood or oil – propane only) must have passed a hydrostatic pressure test at 150% of boiler operating pressure; certificates from other clubs so stating will be accepted. Four work weeks/train meet sessions each summer. See for dates and details. Visiting engineers and equipment welcome. Please call in advance. Memberships for individuals and families are available. Address: 36941 South Chiloquin Road, Box 438, Chiloquin, OR 97624. Phone: (541) 783-3030. Fax: (541) 783-2013. Email:
Cumberland Valley Live Steam RailroadPennsylvaniaNew club in the Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, area. Proposed 1-1/2" scale track in a park setting – railroad to serve as a living history museum. Anthony Cooper, 762 Pinola Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257. Phone (717) 477-8387.
Pennsylvania Live Steamers, Inc.PennsylvaniaRun Days 4th Sunday of the month, April to October, Members and Guests only. Gauge 1, 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 4-3/4", 7-1/4" gauge tracks at ground level. Located in Rahns, PA on Route 29, 1/2 mile north of intersection of Route 113. PLS track and wheel standards. Current PLS boiler certificate or equivalent of another Live Steam club required. PLS, P.O. Box 26202, Collegeville, PA 19426-0202. Lee Nonnemacher, Secretary, Visit
Reading Society Of Model EngineersPennsylvania15" gauge railroad located on 25 acres. Public run day first Sunday of the month, June through November, as well as three Open Houses in May, August and November. "Lite Rail" division has 7-1/4" and 4-3/4" gauges under construction. Track located on Iron Horse Lane off Mt. Laurel Road, Alsace Township. RSME, P.O. Box 13011, Reading, PA 19612. Phone (610) 929-5444 or visit
New England Wireless & Steam MuseumRhode IslandStationary steam engine collection featuring the only G H Corliss engine running under steam today. Large collection of engines and models. Also the history of wireless and the oldest surviving working wireless station in the world. Open by appointment. Engines operate during "Yankee Steam-up" in the Fall. Contact Fred Jaggi at (401) 944-1389 or Visit
Bloemfontein Society Of Model EngineersSouth AfricaMeeting 2nd Friday night each month at 7:30 pm. Run day 2nd Saturday starting 10 am at Modenso Park, Rhyn Lane, Bayswater area. Ground level track, dual gauge 3-1/2" and 5", 1/4 mile circuit. Lionel Squires, Chairman, phone 223625. Fred Bishop, Secretary, Box 1049, Bloemfontein 9300, Republic of South Africa, phone 476556.
Pretoria-Derdepoort Nature ReserveSouth AfricaOpen every weekend. Sarel Viljoen, 1022 Michael Brink Street, Villiera 0186, South Africa. Phone 012-735719.
Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering SocietySouth AfricaOpen days 1st Sunday monthly. Charles Polkey, phone 0331-442586, or Don Baker, Box 100430, Scottsville 3209, South Africa. Phone 0332-303553.
Western Province Live Steam SocietySouth AfricaOpen days on the 1st Saturday of each month. Bernard Ridley, phone +27 21 712 7034 or Wouter Bergakker, P.O. Box 15810, Panorama (Cape Town) 7506, South Africa.
Plettenberg Bay Model EngineersSouth AfricaContact Guy Luck, phone 04457-488422, or Dennis Fletcher, Box 1061, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa. Phone 04457-33189.
City Of Saints Light RailSouth AfricaContact Earl Boardman, Box 499, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa. Phone 0461-23956.
Port Elizabeth Model Locomotive SocietySouth AfricaOpen days 1st Sunday monthly. Jean Rohrer, Box 7378, Newton Park 6055, South Africa. Phone 041-311726.
Verwoerdburg Society Of Model EngineersSouth AfricaContact Leon De Lange, phone 012-5440864, or Alan Pletscke, Box 16023, Verwoerdburg 0140, South Africa. Phone 012-8002209.
Witbank Society Of Model EngineersSouth AfricaOpen days every Sunday. Hannes Paling, phone 0135-70342, or Dave Steyenberg, Box 12321, Leraatsfontein 1038, Witbank, South Africa. Phone 0135-6565626.
Durban Society Of Model EngineersSouth AfricaOpen 2nd Sunday each month, 1100-1600 hours. 3-1/2", 5" raised level track. Refreshments and childrenˊs playground. Barbeque and picnic facilities. Gary Lambert, Hon. Secretary, Hinton Grove, Virginia, Durban North, Durban 4051, South Africa. Phone/fax 27-31-7055745.
Johannesburg Live SteamersSouth AfricaOpen days each Sunday afternoon. Bobby Ahlstrohm, phone 011-6809953, or Alex Jones, Secretary, 13 Mimosa Street, Wilro Park, Roodepoort 1724, South Africa. Phone 011-7641648.
Knysna Model Engineers SocietySouth AfricaOpen days 1st Sunday monthly, during the mornings. Ron Etter, Box 902, Knysna 6570, South Africa. Phone 0445-22463.
Rand Society Of Model EngineersSouth AfricaOpen days for steam 1st Sunday of each month, diesels every Saturday/Sunday afternoon. New 7-1/4", 5" and 3-1/2" track under construction. Active section restores and runs historic oil and other engines. Clubhouse, engine exhibition and track at Len Rutter Park, Roodepoort Colin Retif, Box 11348, Unifield 1713, South Africa. Phone 011-7636813.
East London Model Engineering SocietySouth AfricaContact Terry Archer, phone 0431-461868, or Ernie Beyer, Box 645, East London 5200, South Africa.
Dreams Come True RailroadSouth Carolina6000 feet of track on the ground – looking for new members. 40 acres available. Fred and Stephen Cox, 2184 Beaver Dam Rd, Cassatt, SC 29032-9371 Phone (302) 383-0325 or (302) 383-7618.
Club Dˊamics Del Ferrocarri CornellaSpainHome of the Can Mercader Railway in Can Mercader Park, located in Cornella de Llobregat on LˊHospitalet Road just opposite the Almeda District, 5 km from Barcelona. 1.5 kilometers of 5" (127 mm) gauge track, 10 and 15 meter radii. Turntable, tunnel, two bridges, treated water station, vehicle maintenance and repair shop. Currently constructing freight station and engine shed. La Festa del Trenet (The Little Train Festival) – international 5" gauge trains encounter, 3rd Sunday in October of each year. Club dˊAmics del Ferrocarril-Cornella, Amadeu Vives s/n – P.O. Box 86, E-08940 Cornella (Barcelona), Spain. Visit Email
Mannenberg Mini-BahnSwitzerland7-1/4" – 7-1/2" gauges, steam, electric, and diesel. 800 feet of track located at Ittigen near Bern. IBLS Wheel Standards. Private; visitors and their equipment welcome. Run days on weekends, April through October, weather permitting. H. Fred Stauffer, Ittigenstrasse 8, CH-3063 Ittigen, Switzerland. Phone (031) 581695.
Mini Train PullySwitzerland7-1/4" gauge, steam and electric, track at Port of Pully near Lausanne. Run days every weekend and public holidays, April through October, weather permitting. IBLS Wheel Standards, guests welcome. Visit Email
Mid-South Live Steamers, Inc.TennesseeRun days January through April, first Saturday of month; May through November, last Saturday of the month. 14,000 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track, IBLS Wheel Standards. All locomotives and rolling stock must be equipped with either safety chains and couplers or drawbars. All steam locomotives must pass a hydrostatic pressure test at 150% of boiler operating pressure; certificates from other clubs so stating will be accepted. Visiting engineers and equipment welcome, including diesels, at Maury County Park, Columbia, TN. Visit
Chattanooga Society Of Model Engineers, Inc.TennesseeLocated at the private and very scenic Eagle Point Railroad in Dunlap, Tennessee (railroad is 52 miles NW of Chattanooga). At 90% complete, a mainline run is 3 miles of 7-1/2" gauge, signaled track that will accommodate 2-1/2" scale equipment on over 37 acres of remote, wooded mountain terrain. The railroad was designed for card-order operations with over 60 industrial sidings. Minimum radius is 50-foot, with 2% grades on the mainline and 2-1/2% on the mountain branch. Over 1,300 feet of bridges and an 88-foot tunnel (60" high). Steaming bays, hydraulic unloading lift, RV electrical hookups. Current boiler inspections, FRS radios and safety chains or wires required. Not open to the general public; however people in the hobby are welcome to visit on scheduled days with advance notice. Visit or write to CSME, P.O. Box 642, Dunlap, TN 37327-0642.
Southwestern Live Steamers, Inc.Texas7-1/2" gauge. Operates on 7 privately-owned tracks in Texas and Oklahoma. 150 members. Troll Walton, Secretary, Visit
San Jacinto Model Railroad Club, Inc.TexasHouston, Texas area, founded in 1953. Club cooperates with the National Model Railroad Association and NMRA Lone Star Region Division 8. 130 members model in scales ranging from Z to 1/2" Live Steam. Meetings are open to the public, 7 pm on the 1st Tuesday of each month, usually at the Bayland Community Center, 6400 Bissonnett, Houston. For information contact Dick Louvet, Secretary, Visit
Annetta Valley & Western RailroadTexas7-1/2" gauge private track with 8,240-foot round trip point-to-point. Operating yard at each end, four along route towns with sidings, signal system, passenger depot, engine house/shop, hydraulic lift, transfer table, steaming bays, camper parking, picnic area, shower facilities. Dispatcher-controlled operations with timetables. Radio headsets required. Located west of Fort Worth, TX. Visitors and equipment welcome. For days of operation contact Terry McGrath,
Houston Area Live SteamersTexasZube Park, near Hockley, about 20 miles west of Houston in Harris County, 1 mile north of US 290 on Roberts Road. 6,800 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track, going twice around before repeating the figure 8. 1,800 feet of 4-3/4" gauge track. 18 steaming bays, of which 8 are now covered; hydraulic transfer table for unloading equipment. Work days on 1st Saturday of each month from 9 am to 3 pm. Public run days start at 9 am on the 3rd Saturday of the month from March until November. Visit for map and directions. Rick White, Secretary, P.O. Box 215, Hockley, TX 77477-0215. Email
S & S Shortline RailroadUtahLocated in Farmington, Utah 10 miles north of Salt Lake City. 11,000 foot 7-1/2" gauge track, 5,000 foot 24" gauge track; 66-foot tunnel going under G&RGW main line. 50-foot minimum radius, steaming bays, hydraulic hoists for unloading. Visiting engineers and equipment always welcome. Park open to the public. Full size replica of 1920s Union Pacific Freight Station with snack bar, gift shop and museum. S & S Shortline Railroad, 575 North 1525 West, Farmington, UT 84025. Phone (801) 451-0222. Find us on Facebook.
Midway Shortline RailroadUtahOver 2,000 feet of 12" gauge track in Heber Valley, UT, 40 miles east of Salt Lake City. One propane-fired Live Steam 4-4-0, a gas-powered diesel, and 12 cars. Private track, but visitors are welcome. Please call in advance. Train operates Saturday afternoons noon to 4:30, May through September and on holidays. No charge is made, but donations are welcomed. Richard V. Thiriot, 1210 North Homestead Drive, Midway, UT 84049. Phone (435) 654-1923.
Antique Equipment Club, Inc.VirginiaMeetings and work parties held once a month at the club property near Bealeton, VA. 7-1/2", 15" gauges. James R. Baird, Secretary, P.O. Box 69, Bealeton, VA 22712. Phone (540) 439-3357.
Blue Ridge Live Steamers, Inc.VirginiaMeetings 2nd Wednesday of month, locations may vary. Contact club secretary for location, run days. 2,400 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track plus several hundred feet of station sidings and storage yards, transfer table, turntable, steaming bays. James T. Humphrey, Secretary, P.O. Box 12774, Roanoke, VA 24028.
Valley Live SteamersVirginia7-1/2" gauge, IBLS standards (Roanoke, VA). 1,200-foot + track. Call for membership information and meeting locations. Harold E. Hunley, Jr., Secretary, 212 Stewart Street, Goodview, VA 24095-2228. Phone (540) 890-3615.
Kitsap Live SteamersWashington7-1/2" gauge railroad located in the South Kitsap Regional Park, Jackson and Lund Streets, Port Orchard, WA. Public run days 2nd and 4th Saturdays, April through October. Track location, 3101 Marbeth Lane, Port Orchard, WA. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1765, Port Orchard, WA 98366-0197. Phone (360) 871-6414. Pat Rogers, Secretary, or (360) 286-6749. Visit
Inland Empire Live SteamersWashingtonJerry Braun, Acting Secretary, 815 West Greta, Spokane, WA 99208. Phone (509) 466-5059. Email
Western Washington Live SteamersWashingtonOver a mile of 7-1/2" gauge track. Organization operates April through October. IBLS Standards. Workdays 1st Saturday of the month; 3rd Saturday is members and guests run day. Members may run anytime during the season but must call Dave Skagen first. Address: E1160 Agate Road, Shelton, WA 98584. Phone (360) 426-6280.
Puget Sound Garden Railway Society Live SteamersWashingtonAn omni-gauge Live Steam division that holds meets on privately-owned layouts. HO, S, O, 1-3/4", 3-1/2", 7-1/2", 15", 18", 24" gauges are currently represented, with Gauge 1 and G scale equipment being the most popular. Visitors and new members are welcome. Beth MacLaren, Secretary, (425) 823-8321 or Visit
Pacific Coast Locomotive EngineersWashingtonMeeting monthly in homes of members Mail Clerk, Don Dickens, 11904 Northeast Fourth Street, Vancouver, WA 98684. Phone (206) 256-7792.
Dells Live Steamers And Model Engineers Club, Inc.WisconsinAt the Riverside and Great Northern Railway on Stand Rock Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI. 7-1/2" gauge operational, curves minimum 30-foot radius. Work and meeting day 1st Saturday every month (except holiday weekends). Dave Anderson, President, (608) 781-2452 or Address: R&GN, N 115 County Road N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. Visit
Green Bay Live Steamers UnionWisconsinWe are looking to build a brand new miniature railroad at a new site, hopefully on a 1 or 2 mile portion of an abandoned real railroad. We may expand up to a grand scale like 15" gauge. ALL Scales are welcome, from Z scale electric to full size locomotives and coaches. We’re also looking to rebuild a section of abandoned real standard gauge, so Green Bay can once again have an actual steam locomotive running on our private mainline. Founder and president: Steven Solway, 1235 & 1/2 Cherry Street, Green Bay WI, 54302, (920) 217-0641.
Riverside & Great Northern Preservation SocietyWisconsinLocated just north of the Wisconsin Dells. At present the Society operates a Gift Shop, The Iron Horse Restaurant, a 15" gauge steam and diesel railroad and historical operating museum. Daily scheduled operations commence on Memorial Day weekend and end on Labor Day. Limited weekend operations begin in April and run through November, weather permitting. Karen Taylor, Secretary. For more info call (608) 254-6367. Visit
Milwaukee Light Engineering SocietyWisconsin4,500 feet of 7-1/2" gauge track. Meetings 7 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month; call for location. Run days are the 2nd and 4th Sundays and work days Wednesday evenings 6 pm, May through September, weather permitting. Patrick Cleary, Secretary, (262) 224-2592 or Visit
Saint Croix RailroadWisconsinFounded in 1971, the St. Croix Railroad (SCRR) is a hobby organization primarily dedicated to miniature railroads, though any form of Model Engineering is welcome – traction engines, boats, stationary engines, internal combustion, or even unpowered models. We have approximately ten acres of land, of which nine is occupied by three discrete railroad lines in 7-1/2″ gauge, 4-3/4″ gauge, and a mixed-gauge elevated track with 5″, 4-3/4″, 3-1/2″ and 2-1/2″ gauges. Locomotives are steam, diesel, gasoline and battery powered. The SCRR is chartered as a 501(c)(3) educational corporation on privately held land. We do, however, operate monthly open days on the last Sunday of the month in the summer. Steve Muscato, Secretary, P.O.Box 11527, St. Paul, MN 55111-0527. Phone (715) 386-1871, email or visit All welcome, please contact us if youˊre coming to visit.
Mashonaland Society Of Model EngineersZimbabweContact Ian Andrews, 1 St. Brelades Close, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe. Phone 4-882893.