SMD & Division 10 Adjacent Rail Activities

Listings are posted in the order in which they are received. Web hyperlinks included when available.

Northern Virginia Model Railroad Club – Saturday, 18 March

The layout’s HO scale trains depict the Western North Carolina Railroad during the steam to diesel transition.    Traction fans will enjoy watching our trolleys running under overhead wire.  The layout also features award winning structures and operations conducted on a permanent 20 x 50’ layout using DCC.  Bring the kids to see Thomas the tank engine and his friends who will be running too.  The Northern Virginia Model Railroad Club resides in the historic, circa 1859, Vienna Depot of the former Washington & Old Dominion Railroad (W&OD), 231 Dominion Road NE., Vienna, VA.  History buffs will enjoy the museum in the waiting room with its displays of the history of the W&OD.  Hours: 1-5 PM.  FREE ADMISSION (donations accepted).  Virtual tour:

Mini Con – Saturday, 8 April

The 2023 Mini Con is a joint effort of the NMRA South Mountain Division 10 and Mainline Hobby Supply. This annual “clinics day” will be held in the Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Co., 13063 Monterey Ln., Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214, across the road from Mainline Hobby Supply between 9 AM and 3 PM.

Bunker Hill Spring Show – Saturday, 15 April

Bunker Hill Train Club announces the relocation of their train shows to the National Historic Landmark: Martinsburg Roundhouse.

10:00AM – 3:00PM

Come join the largest train show in the Tri-State area. All scales of model trains from Z to G are represented along with new and used tools, scenery supplies, magazines, railroad memorabilia, books, shirts, and hats. Children 12 & under enter free. Tickets at the door are $6 (cash only).

Contact Harold Zappia, call (443) 377-8363 or see the website for more information.

Round the Curve to Altoona 2023

What:  Mid-Eastern Region Convention, Hosted by the Susquehanna Division 11

When:  October 19-22, 2023

Where:  Altoona Grand Hotel, 1 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601