Saturday - May 12, 2018 10:54 am
Map to Meeting @ Bennett's BBQ Arvada
Map to Meeting @ Bennett's BBQ Arvada

Bennett's BBQ Arvada

May 12, 2018
7490 W 52nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80002 (just north of Wadsworth & I-70) get directions by clicking this link


  • Sherman Hill Train Show Recap
  • April Meeting Minutes
  • Financials/Membership Update
  • Club Polo Shirt Distribution
  • DCC Install Seminar

Club Seminar Series: DCC Install Overview

In our fifth installment of the Club Seminar series for 2018 we'll be providing an overview DCC Install following our May club meeting on the 12th. If you struggled to get your trains to behave on the club's layout with derailments and uncoupling at a show this session will be ideal.

In the session we'll cover the basic of selecting a decorder and common installations  Memebers are encouraged to bring there samples of thier work and to share their ideas and techinques  At the end of the session we'll have a hand-on demo and field any Q&A that the members have.

Saturday - April 21, 2018 8:12 am
Ed Dickens, senior manager of UP heritage operations
Ed Dickens, senior manager of UP heritage operations
The Sherman Hill Train show in mid-May is a just under a month away fro the train club. One of the highlights each year of the show is the opportunity to tour of the UP Steam shop. Here is the latest video update on the restoration of the 4014 by Ed Dickens from Trains magazine.
By Brent Rush, Club President
Tuesday - April 17, 2018 5:45 pm
Great Train Show Logo
Great Train Show Logo
I received an e-mail from Bill Grove today. The folks at Great Train Show (GTS) announced the schedule covers dates from July 2018 through the end of March, 2019 and will work around the 2019 World's Greatest Hobby on Tour schedule.

It looks like the GTS will return to Colorado finally on February 2-3, 2019, in Colorado Springs at the Colorado Springs Event Center.  You can find more details here The GTS series of national train shows abruptly stopped making its annual show in Colorado back in 2013

The complete list of GTS show cities are here:

When I know more I'll update this annoucement