Events & Festivals

Model Railroading Meeting

Saturday Apr 25 2020

9:00am - 3:00pm

Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

Spring Meeting of the Silver San Juan Division National Model Railroad Association.  Open to the Public Everyone Welcome!

Event Information

Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
3041 E Main Farmington, NM

Anyone interested in history, model building and of course trains will enjoy this meeting. Come by for an hour or two or the whole day.


  • Clinics: Modelling Techniques, Scratchbuilding, Painting, and Scenery
  • Presentations: Updates from the Durango Railroad Historical Society, Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec, and other Railroad News and History.
  • From the Workbench: Bring something you are working on. It does not have to be a finished product or anything approaching a ‘perfect’ model. Share a technique or tools that you have tried and liked or did not like. Review of a kit, structure, or rolling stock you have built or modified.
  • From the Collection: Bring a railroad related item you have in your collection such as photos, historical items, and models.
  • Favorite Train Contest: Bring an engine and at least a few cars. Meeting attendees will vote on their favorite. Winner gets a free subscription to the San Juan Flyer
  • Superintendent's Award: A $20 gift certificate will be awarded for the best workbench, collection, or favorite train entries.
  • Swap Tables: Swap tables will be available for NMRA members and Flyer subscribers.
  • HO Modular Layout: A set of the compact and mobile SSJD 16" HO Modules will be on display. See how modular model railroading works.
  • Door Prizes: All attendees are entered for free door prizes!

We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!

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