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   This page contains events and news of interest to our members and supporters.  If  you know of any event or activity that may
be of interest, please send us the info at least one month prior to the event.
 
  Items are posted as time and space permit.  Although we try our best to be accurate, information is gathered from various
sources. We cannot be liable for changes in information.  For complete details, contact the sponsoring organizations.  If the links
provided here don't work, check our links page or do a Google Search of the organization.
 
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JANUARY 2018

Jan. 5 - Wisc. NRHS - Program 7:30pm - "Santa Fe 1970 to 1995"
           North Shore Congregational Church - 7330 N. Santa Monica - Fox Point, WI

Jan. 14 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Monthly Swap & Sell - 9:30am to 3pm - DuPage County Fairgrounds - Wheaton, IL

Jan. 20 - THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
             Program 2:30pm - "North Shore Line" - Waterstone Bank - 6560 S. 27th - Oak Creek, WI

Jan. 20 to Mar. 18 - MITCHELL PARK DOMES - "Railroad To Wonderland" - "G" Scale trains run through the Show Dome
               Mitchell Park - 524 S. 27th - Milwaukee, WI

Jan. 21 - LIONEL RR CLUB OF MILWAUKEE - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - Clarion Hotel - 5311 S. Howell - Milwaukee, WI

Jan. 26 - CENTRAL ELECTRIC RAILFAN'S ASSN. - "CERA Fantrips 1938 to 1962" - 7:00pm - University Center - 525 S. State - Chicago

FEBRUARY 2018

Feb. 3 & 4 - STEVEN'S POINT MODEL RR SHOW - Sat. 9am to 5pm. - Sun. 9am to 3pm - Holiday Inn Convention Center

Feb. 10 & 11 - MID-CONTINENT RAILWAY - "Snow Train" Rides through scenic Baraboo Hills - North Freedom, WI

Feb. 10 & 11 - MITCHELL PARK DOMES - Model Train Layouts In Lobby - "G" scale trains continue in the show domw
               Mitchell Park, 524 S. 27th - Milwaukee, WI

Feb. 11 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Monthly swap & sell - 9am to 3pm - Du Page County Fairgrounds - Wheaton, IL

Feb. 17 - THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
              Program 2:30pm - "Here Comes Our Bus" - MCTS Power Point Presentation - Waterstone Bank - 6560 S. 27th - Oak Creek

Feb. 17 & 18 - MAD CITY MODEL TRAIN SHOW - Largest Model Train Show In Central Wisconsin - Layouts - Displays - Venders
              Sat. 9am to 5pm. Sun. 9am to 4pm - Alliant Energy Center - Madison, WI

Feb. 25 - LIONEL RR CLUB OF MILWAUKEE - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - Clarion Hotel - 5311 S. Howell - Milwaukee, WI

MARCH 2018

Mar. 10 & 11 - DELAVAN TRAIN SHOW - FREE - Sat. 9am to 4pm - Sun. 10am to 4pm. - American Legion Hall - Delavan, WI

Mar. 11 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAN SHOW - Monthly swap & sell - 9am to 3pm - DuPage County Fairgrounds - Wheaton, IL

Mar. 17 - THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
              Program 2:30pm - "All About Our Streetcar" - Power Point Presentation by HNTB (planners of Milwaukee's new streetcar
               Waterstone Bank - 6560 S. 27th - Oak Creek, WI

Mar. 18 - MITCHELL PARK DOMES - Last day - "G" scale trains in show dome. Mitchell Park - 524 S. 27th - Milwaukee, WI

Mar. 18 - LIONEL RR CLUB OF MILWAUKEE - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - Clarion Hotel - 5311 S. Howell - Milwaukee, WI
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

Milwaukee's Oldest "O" Scale Club and Layout has been in the same location since 1937.  Layout is open Mondays (except last Monday of
month). 1:30pm to 4pm. - Third Friday of month from 7pm to 9pm. - Last Sunday of month from 1:30pm to 4pm. -
215 E. National - Under the CP tracks - Building was the former "Allis" station built into the south bridge abutment.

Milwaukee Transit Archives & Museum is a non-profit corporation. Their goal is to preserve, catalog and displays items related to transit
history in the Milwaukee area. Their museum contains a wide variety of materials on display.

They have recently moved to a new, larger location - 4763 S. Packard Ave - Cudahy, WI

Check their website or Facebook Page for times open and more information.

Ozaukee County Historical Society restored the Milwaukee Northern/TMER&L Cedarburg Interurban Station for use as offices and
displays. The station is open at various times. Check their website for information.

South Shore Line (NICTD) For over 25 years, they have presented plans to enter the South Bend airport from the west end, instead of the east
and to take the trains off the city streets in Michigan City.
It now appears there will be funding to do it. Will it happen?

SOO Line 1103 steam engine is on display at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford, when not operating occasional excursions.