Events and Shows

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The Cincinnati Express Convention was a success thanks to everyone involved. See the convention page for archival reports.

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Cincinnati Train & Trade Show
11 am-5 pm, Sat & Sun, Oct 12 & 13

Our popular annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show will be held on Sat & Sun Oct 12 & 13, 2019 at the familiar Lakota West High School at 8940 Union Center Ave, West Chester, OH 45069. This will be the 52nd annual edition of this huge fun-filled family and hobbyist event! See flyer for details. Contact Registrar Roy Hord for tables. Contact Chair Rick Crumrine with other questions.

Our White Elephant booth will again be a featured attraction. For those Division 7 members wishing to enter items, please see linked Instructions as well as Excel spreedsheet Registration Form. Please also join us in thanking and supporting our contributing Fall Show sponsors kids r kids and Peter Paul Office Equipment.

Ross Train Clubs Open House
11 am to 3 pm, Sept 21

All 6 Ross Central Train Clubs are having a free Open House from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, Sept 21. The clubs are all located in the upper 2 floors of the Ross School Administration Building at 3371 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013. The clubs include Black Diamond (HO), Cincinnati Northern (HO), Cincinnati Transit Historical Society, Queen City HiRailers (O), Queen City N-gineers (N), and Ross Rails (HO). Enter Door #3 at the northwest corner, by the soccer field.

Narrow Gauge Mini Bunch
Fall Meet Oct 5 & 6

The 2019 Fall Meeting of the informal Narrow Gauge Mini Bunch group will be conducted here on Sat & Sun Oct 5 & 6, 2019 at the Four Points by Sheraton Cincinnati North Hotel in West Chester, OH. See our September 2019 Oil Can for details and registration form. Contact Co-Leader Roy Hord for further info or questions.

2019 SWOOPS Op Sessions
Fri-Sun, October 18-20

Our local SWOOPS organization is conducting their 4th “op-til-you-drop” operations weekend from Friday night, Oct 18 through Sunday morning, Oct 20. SWOOPS stands for Southwest Ohio Operators and is affiliated with both Cincinnati Division 7, MCR, NMRA as well as OPSIG. This fun weekend is open to guest operators from any locale. See their new website for registration, layouts, and other information at https://www.operatingsessions.com/L/SWOOPS

2020 Flea Market & Trade Show
10 am-3 pm, Saturday, March 14

Our 2020 Cincinnati Div. 7 Spring Flea Market and Trade Show is Sat, Mar 14, 2020 in the main gym of the Lakota West Freshman Campus at 5050 Tylersville Rd, West Chester, OH 45069. This is a fun and popular modeler's event to buy and sell new and not so new model railroad items from individuals and dealers. We provide our NMRA info booth, loco test track and modeler aid services. See flyer for details.

White Elephant Sale items may be registered electronically by filling in the attached spreadsheet and emailing it to Frank Koch. Contact Registrar Roy Hord for table inquiries and Chair Peter Weiglin for other info.

Mid Central Region Conventions

2020 MCR Convention
Keystone Division 2, Pittsburgh, PA

2021 MCR Convention
Divisions 11 and 12, Erie, PA

2022 MCR/MWR/NCR
Joint Convention (tentative)

NMRA National Conventions

July 7-13, 2019 at Salt Lake City, UT
July 12-18, 2020 at St. Louis, MO

2021, Santa Clara, CA
August 14-21, 2022, Birmingham, England

Surrounding Area Events

See links below for comprehensive listings of events
and shows across the greater midwest area
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Current Events List - See MCR Div 11 link
2016 Area Events Table
2015 Area Events Table
2014 Area Events Table

2013 Area Events Table

 

 

 

 

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