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Chicagoland Association of S Gaugers (CASG)

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The third Friday of every month.  Members start to arrive at approximately 7:00 P.M. to meet friends, sell, trade, view videos, have coffee and donuts, etc. Business meeting begins at 8:00.   Meeting day occasionally changed if S-fest, York, or other important events intervene. Changes are announced in the Newsletter.  Call the Secretary or President to confirm the date if uncertain.

Where:  most months - 

American Legion Room
Hinsdale Village Hall
2nd Floor
19 East Chicago Avenue
Hinsdale, Illinois

The Hinsdale village hall is 5 to 10 minutes off the Ogden Avenue exit from Interstate 294.

Roman Papierz's American Flyer northern with a heavyweight
passenger train passing John Griffin's scratch built Schnabel
car heavy load train on the modules at the Southland Train show


Membership is $20 year. Click here for a membership form.

CASG Officers 2013-2014

Joel Weber 
Naperville, Illinois 60565-1230

Vice President
Dave Fron


Dick Bukowski
Mount Prospect, Illinois  


Bob Brown
Streamwood, Illinois  


Leigh Maginniss


Horacio Baggio, Andy Jugle and Al Roman.

Committee Chairs

membership: Joel Weber 
modules:      Joel Lebovitz

Will Holt's American Models U-25B's passing through town on one of his modules 


The CASG newsletter is the Chicago Flyer. Click here for the current version in pdf format. Arrival is for 3:00 and the business meeting at 4:00.  Click here for the previous issue.


Fall S Fests

CASG  hosted the 2014 Fall S Fest at the Westin Lombard located adjacent to the York Town Shopping Center, near the junction of I-355 and I-80.  Here is a photo gallery:  Page1   Page 2

2002 and 2006 S-Fest Cars and Trucks

2002 S-Fest  S Helper Service Refrigerator Cars - some still available. $40.00, plus shipping.  Contact Will Holt for availability.

2006 S-Fest semi-trailer trucks made by Tonkin. 1/64 scale diecast. Mack CJ Coe tractor, with bullnose trailer, with S-Fest-logo. $16.95 each, shipping is $6.00 for the first truck and $2.00 for each additional truck. Mail your check , with shipping address, to:
Will Holt
2186 Cabrillo Lane
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

s-fest truck

 Club History

History of the CASG   written by Don Heimburger (pdf format).

Associated Clubs

There are two  modular groups associated with CASG:  the Chicagoland Hi-Rail and Scale Modulars (CHASM) and Chicago Land Area Narrow Gaugers (CLANG).   CHASM and CASG participate annually in the  NMRA Fox Valley Division's High Wheeler 'at Harper College in Palatine and at the NMRA DuPage Division's All American Railroad Show will be at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange.  We also often  have a small layout at the Great Midwest Train Show
Great Midwest Train Show
3-1/2' by 6' layout at the Great Midwest Train Show


National Association of S-Gaugers
Badgerland S Gaugers
American Flyer S 
Gaugers of the Saint Louis Area -- AFSGSLA  
State Line "S" Gaugers

   We would like to thank TrainWeb for hosting this site!

WGH Jan 20102Club module layout at World's Greatest Hobby, January 2012.


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