Month: March 2019

January Meet Recap

Merchantville Station

For the better part of a decade, our January Meet has been held with the NJ Division and this year was no exception. About two dozen of us traveled to Grace Episco-pal Church’s auditorium in Merchantville, NJ for this year’s edition. Our gracious hosts as usual provided refreshments—coffee and donuts— as well as swap tables, a model contest, and more.

First up was Jersey’s Fred Willis’s offering of a story about the “Crystal River Railroad.” This was an obscure railroad in Colorado that hauled mainly two commodities, coal and marble. It was constructed as a combination of … More...

April Meet in Wyndmoor

On Saturday, April 6, 2019 the Philadelphia Division will meet at the Philadelphia First Church of the Brethren in Wyndmoor, PA.


Pictured is SEPTA’s rail station in Wyndmoor on the Chestnut Hill East Line.  This was formerly the Reading Company’s Chestnut Hill Branch, originally part of the Philadelphia, Germantown, & Norristown Railroad.  This is one of the oldest lines in Philly.… More...

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