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AUGUST 2017

Aug. 6 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Vintage Vehicle Day" - Antique and classic autis, trucks, buses. - Union, IL

Aug. 12 & 13 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Diesel Days" - Union, IL

Aug. 13
- GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Largest Swap & Sell Show In Midwest - 9:30am to 3pm.
Model Trains - Railroadianna - Books - Almost Anything Railroad Related - Du Page County Fairgrounds - Wheaton, IL


Aug, 13 - MILWAUKEE LIGHT ENGINEERING SOCIETY - Public Day - Ride 1.5 Gauge trains over one mile of tracks winding through
fields and woods. Opens 11:00am.  2620 N. Country Aire Dr., Cedarburg, WI - Check their Facebook Page for details and photos.


Aug. 19 - THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Program 7:30pm - "CNS&M Revisited" - Chase Bank - 4702 S. Packard Ave., Cudahy, WI

Aug. 19 & 20 - FOX RIVER TROLLEY MUSEUM - "Riverfest-Trolley Fest". Trolley rides, food, entertainmenmt. - South Elgin, IL.

Aug. 27 - MILWAUKEE LIGHT ENGINEERING SOCIETY - Public Day - Ride 1.5 Gauge trains over one mile of tracks winding through
fields and woods. Opens 11:00am. 2620 N. Country Aire Dr., Cedarburg, WI Check their Facebook Page for details and photos.


Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 - MIDWEST THRESHERS REUNION - Plenty of family activities. Antique Tractors & Autos, Narrow Gauge Railroad,
Vintage Trolleys, Entertainment, Food, etc. -  Mount Pleasant, Iowa.


SEPTEMBER 2017

Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 - MIDWEST THRESHERS REUNION - Plenty of family activities. Antique steam and gas tractors, antique autos, narrow
gauge steam train, vitage trolleys, entertainment, food, etc. - Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

Sept. 2, 3 & 4 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Labor Day Weekend". - Union, IL

Sept. 8
 - WISCONSIN CHAPTER NRHS - Program 7:30pm - "Favorite Slide Night" Variety of railroad subjects.
North Shore Congregational Church - 7330 N. Santa Monica Blvd. - Fox Point, WI


Sept. 9 - KENOSHA ELECTRIC STREETCAR - "5th Annual Streetcar Day" Various streetcars operate through the day - Displays, etc.

Sept. 10 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Largest monthly swap & sell show in midwest. 9:00am to 3:00pm
Model trains - Railroadianna - Books - DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL


Sept. 10 - MILWAUKEE LIGHT ENGINEERING SOCIETY - Public Day - Ride 1.5 Gauge trains over one mile of track through fields and
woods.  2620 N. Country Aire Dr., Cedarburg, WI - Check their Facebook Page for details and photos.

Sept. 16 - EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD - Night Photo Session. - 7:00pm to 10:00pm. - East Troy, WI

Sept. 16 & 17 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Museum Showcase Weekend". - Union, IL

Sept. 17 - FOX RIVER TROLLEY MUSEUM - "Caboose Day" - South Elgin, IL

Sept. 23 - EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD - "Milwaukee Day" - East Troy, WI

Sept. 24 - FOX RIVER TROLLEY MUSEUM - "Caboose Days". - South Elgin, IL.

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.
Located at 2270 S. 102nd. - West Allis. 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 several 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. Will these plans ever come through?

SOO Line 1103
steam engine is on display at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford, WI.