Model Railroad Clubs

Model Railroad Clubs in the Greater Portland Area
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Aloha Western Oregon Lines Model Railroad Club

Scale:        HO
Control:    DCC
Layout:     Modular
Meeting:   Saturdays at 10:00AM until 12:00 pm
                  Alternating Fridays: See Website for schedule

Contact:    Mitch Zeller (503) 642-3979
                  12755 S.W. Beaverdam Rd, Beaverton, OR
                   http://www.aloharail.org/ 



Beaverton Modular Railroad Club
Scale:        HO, HOn3, HOn30 and Traction.
Control:    Both Analog and NCE DCC
Layout:     Permanent and Modular
Location:  Alpenrose Dairy’s Dairyville
                  6149 SW Shattuck Road
                  Portland, OR 97221
Meeting:  Wed. & Fridays 7PM to 9PM
Summer    Open House: Sundays, June-Sept, 1pm to 4pm
Contact:    Ned Loos   (503) 644-0926
                  PO Box 1502
                  Beaverton, OR 97075-1502

Website:   www.beavertonmodular.org

 

Catlin Gabel Model Railroad Club
Scale:       HO (N scale is being planned)
Control:    DCC
Layout:     Permanent
Meeting:  Tuesdays and Thursday 5PM-7PM
Contact:    Ed Sallia    (503) 203-5112
                  Catlin Gabel School
                  8805 SW Barnes Rd
                  Portland, OR 97225 



Lewis County Model Railroad Club

Location:   599 NW Front Way (In the NP Depot) 
                   Chehalis, WA 98533
Meeting:    Friday 3 to 7 pm
                   3rd Friday is op night 
                   Visitors are always welcome
Contact:     Ted Livermore 360-985-7788 or email: tedstrains@lewiscounty.com


Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club
Scale:        HO
Control:    DCC
Layout:     Permanent
Meeting:   Tuesdays 7PM-9PM

Contact:    (503)-28-TRAIN (503-288-7246)
                   2505 N. Vancouver Avenue
                   Portland, OR 97227-1949

Website:    www.cgmrc.com

 

Longview Kelso & Rainier Model Railroad Club
Scale:        HO
Control:    DC
Layout:     Modular
Meeting:  Tuesdays 7PM

Contact:   1St VP Alan Belanger (503) 556-3415 or
                 2nd VP Kerry King      (360) 274-8157
                 PO Box 904
                 Rainier, Oregon 97048 



Mt. Hood Model Engineers
Scale:        HO
Control:    DCC
Layout:     Permanent
Meeting:   Tuesdays 7PM-9:30PM

Contact:    Don Mills    (877) 378-6563 (Voice Mail)
                  5500 SE Belmont St
                  Portland, OR 97215
                  MHMENG@aol.com

Website:    www.mthoodmodelengineers.org

 

Northwest 'G' Railroad Club
Scale:       G Scale
Contact:   c/o Brian Rice, President
                 2898 Livingston Street N E
                 Salem, OR 97303
                 503-365-9516



Pacific Northwest Live Steamers
Scale:        7 ½" Gauge
Control:    Steam
Layout:     Permanent (More than ½ mile of track)
Meeting:  Third Saturday of the Month

Contact:   (503) 829-6866
                 31803 S. Shady Dell Dr
                 Molalla, OR 97038

Website:  www.pnls.org 


Polk Station Rail Model Railroad Club 
Scale:        HO (standard gauge) 
Control:     Digitrax DCC 
Layout:      Permanent and expanding 
Location:   280 Main St (99W)
                   Rickreall, OR (Rickreall Grange upstairs) 
Meeting:   Thursdays 7PM 
Run night: 3rd Thursday of month 
Contact:    Tom Pryor: 503-606-0398
                  or Steve McNamara: 503-876-3975 

Website:  http://www.trainweb.org/psr/index.html


Portland Area N-Trak
Scale:        N and N Traction
Control:    Digitrax DCC and Analog
Layout:     Permanent and Modular (NTrak Standard)
Location:  Alpenrose Dairy
                 6149 SW Shattuck Rd
                 Portland, OR 97221
Meeting:  Tuesdays – 7PM until 9PM
Summer Open House: Every Sunday from June through September, 1 to 4 PM
Holiday Open House: First Three Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays of December. 

                 Fridays from 3-6PM, Saturdays and Sundays 11AM-6PM.
Contact:
  Brian Hester / Secretary       (503) 756-3213
                 PO Box 6327
                 Portland, OR 97228-6327

Website:    www.pdxareantrak.org


Portland Chapter, Train Collectors Association (TCA), Model Train Clubhouse
Scale:       O/O-27 Gauge and O- Scale
Control:    Lionel TMCC and MTH DCS
Layout:     Permanent – Nine separate sets of tracks
Meeting:  Third Sunday of the Month (unless Easter falls on that date)
Location:  Basement of Aloha Mall
                 185th Ave. and Tualatin Valley Highway

Contact:   President – Steve D’Ambrosia – 503-658-4383
                 Vice President – Rick Rose – 503-357-0592

Website:  www.traincollector.org   


Sinking Springs Railroad
Scale:      1 ½" Scale Engines
                 7.25" or 7.5" Gauge Track
Control:   Gas Engine
Layout:    Permanent
Meeting:  2nd and 4th Sunday of each month (see Website for scheduled days for riding the train)

Contact:   sinkingspringsrailroad@msn.com
Website:   www.sinkingspringsrailroad.com


Southwest Washington Model Railroaders
Scale:        HO
Control:    Both Analog and DCC
Layout:     Permanent and a portable one for display
Meeting:  Mondays 7PM

Contact:    Bill Wheeler 360.737.6780
                  8100 E Mill Plain Blvd
                  Vancouver Washington

Website:    www.swwamodelrailroaders.com


Tualatin Valley Model Railroad Club
Scale:       N-Trak modules
Control:    DCC
Meeting:  Wednesdays from 7PM to 9PM.

Contact:   Jerry Green  971-246-1178. 
Website:   www.tvmrc.com


Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Club

Scale:        HO
Control:    Analog
Layout:     Permanent
Meeting:  2nd Saturday of each month 7PM
Location:  500 East 4th Avenue
                  Eugene, OR (Meetings)

Contact:    Lee Temple
                  P.O. Box 41267
                  Eugene, OR. 97404-0327
                  541-954-4917
                  ttandt@ram-mail.com

Website:    www.wcmrc.info
 

Willamette Model Railroad Club

Scale:        HO
Control:     NCE DCC

A permanent layout is being constructed in the basement of the Clackamas Community Club. The layout is 30ft X 60ft and is operationally oriented. It depicts the proposed rail line over Santiam Pass, and features mainline operations and mountain railroading with helper service. The Era is 1979. 
Meeting:    Mondays and Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Location:  15711 SE 90th                  
                  Clackamas, OR 97015
Contact:    Rick Andrews    503-642-3298
                  drdrews1@frontier.com