Monthly Meetings

We have monthly events all year round, from our monthly meetings to our Fall Train Show, Spring Flea Market/Swap Meet and special events. Our regular meetings are at rotating sites around the city, typically at 2 pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Thanks to everyone for making our May 2018 Cincinnati Express Convention a big success! See archived reports on our convention page.

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You are cordially invited to our next
regular Cincinnati Division 7 meeting on

Sunday, October 6 at 2 pm

7850 Five Mile Road
Anderson Twp., OH 45230

Note, this is the Sunday prior to our huge Train Show

Our October meeting returns us to the Anderson Township Center in Ohio for an interactive presentation by Jack Sibert on Prototype Engine Operations. The Model and Photo Contest topics are both Structure(s). Afterwards we'll visit the HO scale layouts of Chuck Endreola and John Listermann. This will be our first visit to Chuck's emerging layout.

We'll also enjoy our fun raffle, monthly contest, company store, video library and other festivities. See the Contest tab for other details. See the Company Store tab for our latest merchandise and HO scale car kits.

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

Our huge and 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. See the Events tab as well as flyer for details. Contact Registrar Roy Hord for tables. Contact Chair Rick Crumrine with other questions. Please 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. Contact Roy Hord for registration form and details.

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. See the Events tab for more details, and the SWOOPS website for registration, layouts, etc. at https://www.operatingsessions.com/L/SWOOPS

Advance Meeting Notice
Sunday, November 10 at 2 pm

Our November meeting returns us to the West Chester Library in Ohio for a presentation by Ron Gribler, MMR on Power on Board (aka "Dead Rail"). The Model and Photo Contest topics are both Freight Car(s). Afterwards we'll visit the nearby HO scale layouts of Ed Bley and The Eastern Loggers. This will be our final visit to The Eastern Loggers sectional layout as it is being permanently moved to an out-of-state museum.

We'll also enjoy our fun raffle, monthly contest, company store, video library and other festivities. See the Contest tab for other details. See the Company Store tab for our latest merchandise and HO scale car kits.

Annual Meeting Schedules

See links below for one page summary tables for all primary meetings, including advance planning notices. Some future data is new or yet to be determined and all is subject to change.

2020 program table
2019 program table
2018 program table
2017 program table
2016 program table
2015 program table
2014 program table
2013 program table

 

 

 

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link to Board of Director's page
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link to Newsletter page
Link to Hobby Shops page
Company Store link
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Mid-Central Region logo and link to their web page
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