NMRA US Conventions

NMRA Orlando 17 – General Interest Tours

NMRA Orlando 17 – General Interest Tours I went on only one of the many general interest tours at this NMRA National Convention to the Kennedy Space Centre – awesome!  

NTS Orlando 17 – Layouts

NTS Orlando 17 – Layouts The National Train Show in Orlando had a tonne of great modular layouts – check them out!

NMRA National Train Show Orlando 17

NMRA National Train Show Orlando 17 The NMRA National Train Show followed the convention in Orlando.  It’s a 150,000 sq ft of modular layouts and manufacturers. Click to see more photos on: Layouts Manufacturers If you are enjoying the series then please subscribe to my blog for the next weekly instalment:

NTS Orlando 17 – Manufacturers

NTS Orlando 17 – Manufacturers The National Train Show is a popular location for manufacturers to reveal new products and to show off their existing stock.

NMRA Orlando 17 – Clinics

NMRA Orlando 17 – Clinics There’s one thing that the NMRA National Convention is known for and that’s its many clinics on everything from prototype to layout design plus hands on clinics such as Modelling with the Masters or Arduinos. Other Convention Activities These include non-rail, silent auction and the company store as well as …

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NMRA Orlando 17 – Contest

NMRA Orlando 17 – Contest One feature of the NMRA National Convention is its contest or celebration of modelling.  Orlando had some really special entries. This is the winner of best in show. It’s a Way Car by Al Sohl. This is the winner of the structures with 115 points. This was Ron Poidomani’s first …

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NMRA National Convention Orlando 17

NMRA National Convention Orlando 17 The NMRA National Convention takes place in a different US city every year.  This year was in Orlando, Florida. It’s a great opportunity to meet fellow modellers, learn new techniques and get inspired by seeing top modelling. There are a number of key ingredients to any successful convention: Interesting clinics …

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NMRA Orlando 17 – Layout Tours

NMRA Orlando 17 – Layout Tours This is a selection of the tours that I went on in Orlando: Jemez & Rio Grande by Jim Gore, MMR Sundance Central Muskrat Ramble Silverton Central by Jon Addison West Virginia Northern by Gail Komar, MMR Virginia South Western by John Wilkes, MMR Pittsburgh & West Virginia and Union RR …

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NTS 2016

National Train Show 2016

National Train Show 2016 Every year the NMRA holds a National Train Show (NTS) at the same location as their National Convention. This year, 2016, was in Indianapolis. The show has a mix of layouts, predominantly from local modular clubs, vendors and manufacturers.  There is also a kids’ corner with Lego and other layouts. It …

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National Convention 2016

NMRA National Convention 2016

NMRA National Convention 2022 Every year the NMRA has a National Convention which is a week of railroad modelling fun. This year’s took place in Indianapolis. The convention runs from Sunday through Friday and includes: Layout tours in homes and clubs Prototype tours to railroads or facilities such as Amtrak’s Beech Grove shops General Interest …

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