January Meet Recap


As has become customary, the Philadelphia and New Jersey Divisions joined forces to cohost their mid-winter meet at the Haddon Township High School cafeteria in Westmont, New Jersey on Saturday, January 9, 2016.

The program began with Jersey member Ed Sproles presenting a clinic titled: “Build Your Own Resistance Wheelsets.” Ed described the process of building resistance wheelsets via PowerPoint presentation, including examples of his work as well as a live demonstration of the process.… More...

November Meet Recap


Our Division’s November meet once again returned to the Brandywine Town Center located north of Wilmington DE. Joining our meet this time as our invited guests were scouts and their leaders from Troop 52 in West Bradford, Chester County, Pennsylvania and Troop 75 from nearby Christiana, Delaware.

One of the prime missions of the NMRA is assisting with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)’s program and especially supporting their Railroading Merit Badge. … More...

September Meet Recap


This past Sept 19, 2015, the Philadelphia Division returned to the beautifully restored Quakertown Train Station in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was a warm, hazy, end-of-summer day.

Superintendent Joe Bergmaier welcomed the attendees and introduced the first of three clinicians, Jody Gontero, whose topic was airbrushing. First he discussed the different types of … More...

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