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NOVEMBER 2017

Nov. 3 - WISC. NRHS - Program - 7:30pm - "Drone Railroad Photography" - North Shore Conregational Church -
            7330 N. Santa Monica - Fox Point, WI

Nov. 11 & 12 - TRAINFEST - Largest Model Train Show In Midwest - 9am to 5pm - Expo Center - State Fair Park - West Allis, WI

Nov. 12 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Monthly Swap & Sell Show - 9:30am to 3pm. - DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL

Nov. 12 - TWERHS PIZZA PARTY - Members And Their Families Are Invited To Our Annual Get-together
              Free Pizza & Soft Drinks - Pipe Organ Music - 6:00pm. - Organ Piper Pizza Palace - 4353 S. 108th - Greenfield, WI

Nov. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 29 & 30 - NATIONAL RAILROAD MUSEUM - "Polar Express" - Green Bay, WI


Nov. 18 - THE MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC RAILWAY & TRANSIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
              Program 2:30pm - "Iowa Traction, Twin Cities Light Rail, and More" - Waterstone Bank - 6560 S. 27th - Oak Creek, WI

Nov. 19, 25 & 26 - FOX RIVER TROLLEY MUSEUM - "Polar Express" - South Elgin, IL.

Nov. 19 - BADGERLAND "S" GAUGERS - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - American Legion Hall - 9159 W. Beloit - Milwaukee, WI

Nov. 19 - LIONEL RR CLUB OF MILWAUKEE - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - Clarion Hotel - 5311 S. Howell - Milwaukee, WI

Nov. 25 & 26 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Happy Holiday Railway" - Union, IL

Nov. 25 & 26 - EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD - "Christmas Express" - East Troy, WI

Nov. 25 & 26 - MID-CONTINENT RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Santa Express" - North Freedom, WI

SPECIAL NOTES: The CP Rail Holiday Train will be making it annual trip through Canada & the U.S. The decorated and illuminated train will
make many stops through the midwest. Check the CP Rail website for locations, dates and times.

KENOSHA ELECTRIC STREETCAR - Decorated PCC streetcars operate during the holiday season. Check their website for more details.


DECEMBER
2017

Dec. 1, 2 & 3 - NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Polar Express" - Green Bay, WI

Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 - ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM - "Happy Holiday Railway" - Union, IL

Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 - EAST TROY ELECTRIC RAILROAD - "Christmas Express" - East Troy, WI

Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17 - FOX RIVER TROLLEY MUSEUM - "Polar Express" - South Elgin, IL

Dec. 10 - GREAT MIDWEST TRAIN SHOW - Montly Swap & Sell - 9:00am to 3:00pm - DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL

Dec. 17 - BADGERLAND "S" GAUGERS - Swap Meet - 8am to Noon - American Legion Hall - 9159 W. Beloit - Milwaukee, WI

Dec. 17 - 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.
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, when not operating occasional excursions.