$35 payment (includes $20 initiation + $15 first month's dues)
Lapses in dues/attendance (> 1 year): Pay initiation again and re-start paying dues
- Dues: $15 per member per month
Since we are a 100% NMRA club, your dues will be credited toward the base NMRA annual membership fee
(currently $47/year), therefore, your NMRA dues are included as a portion of club dues. IF you are
already an NMRA member, this equates to slightly more than 3 months of pre-paid dues.
- Rolling Stock Contribution:
Any combination of four (4) Narrow Gauge or Standard Gauge freight or passenger cars
Appropriate prototype (or reasonable facsimile - since most D&RGW prototypes do not exist)
Appropriate era (1926 - 1955)
Metal wheels, Kadee couplers (#714/NG, #58/SG)
Cars can be ready-to-run, kit or scratchbuilt, new or used condition.
Cars should be in finished condition - (not kit in a box, unassembled, unpainted or unlettered)
Cars should operate reliably (approximate weight, couple, not lean, not derail, etc.)
Cars should include all typical manufactured parts (brake wheels, doors, roof walks, ladders, etc). (
Time limit for contribution - NONE.
Rolling Stock most needed:
Narrow Gauge: High Sided Gondolas (early herald), box cars (early herald)
Standard Gauge: Pre-war boxcars, pre-war stock cars
Attendance not required, everyone attends as often as they like.
Members often visit on their own hours to accomplish work or visits.
Work is accomplished collaberatively either as a team or individual projects.
The club owns the layout as a whole and changes can be made democratically (to anyone's work).
Members are encouraged to contribute their skillset on the most prioritized areas.
Scenes/scenery projects are expected to follow club layout themes.