Two AP Awards Conferred

Last night at the banquet for the NMRA  MER Regional Convention , I was awarded two NMRA Achievement Program certificates -- Chief Dispatcher and Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical. These join the Golden Spike and three Achievement Program certificates already earned (Scenery, Author, and Association Volunteer) for a tota...
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NMRA Golden Spike Award Conferred

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Despite already having three Achievement Program certificates (Scenery, Author, and Association Volunteer), I finally qualified for, and received, the Golden Spike Award. I've already submitted my qualifications for two more certificates -- Electrical Engineer and Chief Dispatcher. Hoping the certificates will arrive in time for the MER Regional Co...
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MER Regional Convention Slated

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The Susquehanna Division of the Mid Eastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) will be hosting the regional convention in Harrisburg, October 12th-15th, at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel. There is plenty of Pennsylvania Railroad content -- the event is even named after the Pennsy's  ​Susquehannock ​ train ! Th...
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Book: "A Compendium of Model Railroad Operations"

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All model railroaders, whether expert or beginner, will find a wealth of useful information in the OpSIG ’s second publication, "A Compendium of Model RailRoad Operations – From Design to Implementation". A complete guide to all things operations, Op...
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November Open Houses Slated


November is National Model Railroad Month. Once again, the Susquehanna Valley Model Railroaders (SVMR) have an open house planned for the event. Many of the participating model railroads are PRR-themed. Across seven Pennsylvania counties, the SVMR ha...
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