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Recent Updates and Additions. Click on underlined words to go to that page.

** Updated home page.
** Updated Train Show Page , now listing 12 train shows.
** Updated Call board page.
** Updated Meeting page.
** Updated Contest page.

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Callboard The January issue of the Call Board is now available. Read here or Go here for archived copies.

The general meeting for December will be held February 21 at 2 pm. The meeting will be held via ZOOM. Details to be announced. Check our Facebook pages for current information or contact a division officer. Board of Governors(BOG) meetings are being held via ZOOM. Contact a BOG member for details.

Virtual Contest
The virtual contest for February is Non-revenue cars.
Deadline for entries is 12 noon, Sunday, February 14, 2021.
Entries may be submitted at Div 3 Virtual Contest or Webmaster@modelraildayton.com
Deadline for voting is 12 midnight, Friday, February 19, 2021.
Rules and procedures for the contest may be found here. PDF DOC

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NMRA X is presenting several virtual conventions and events All Trains Swap Meetonline. Go to NMRA x for details.

All Trains Swap Meet scheduled for January 24th, 2021, at the Fairgrounds and Event Center of Montgomery County is still scheduled.

The 2021 MCR Convention scheduled for May, 2021 in Erie, PA has been cancelled.

The Dayton Train Show SM
The Miami Valley Division is the host of The Dayton Train Show held the first full weekend of November. For 2021 it will be held on November 6 and 7. The show is from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. The show will be held at the Fairgrounds and Event Center of Montgomery County (the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds), 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton,OH. You can follow the train show by clicking Dayton Train Show to visit the train show web site or visit our facebook page at this location https://www.facebook.com/DaytonTrainShow.

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V&O project car

Only two cars remain. Both are cars numbered 5007 and are opened sided.

V&O project car

The project cars are available at the Company Store. The cost is $20 per car + sales tax + shipping, as applicable. Supplies are limited.

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Upcoming Events and Clinics

Date Event
Feb 21, 2021 General Meeting held via ZOOM. Contest will be non-revenue cars. Auction is moved to July. Jim Rollwage will present a clinic on The Dieselization of the Union Pacific.
Mar 21, 2021 General Meeting. Contest is Freight cars.
Apr 18, 2021 General Meeting. Contest is Passenger cars.
May 16, 2021 General Meeting. Contest is Steam locomotives.
Jun 20, 2021 General Meeting. Contest is Diesel locomotives.
Jul 18, 2021 General Meeting. Auction, no contest.
Aug 22, 2021 No Meeting.
Sep 19, 2021 General Meeting. Contest is Make-it-cheap.


Questions?  Email at NMRA.Div.3@gmail.com or call 937-301-0746.

NOTICE: THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

Video Library Update!


The division's video library contains over 300 titles, available to Division 3 members. Titles include Allen Keller Great Model Railroads series, modeling "how-to" videos, and prototypes railroads broken out by category to make them easier to find. New titles will be added during the year. These VHS tapes, DVDs, movies and books are available, but must be reserved through the Division 3 Librarian.

The video library is now in possession of 87 clinics from the NMRA National Office! New items are posted on the Division 3 Video Library web page. Many will be previewed here. To view a complete list of titles go to the video index (CLICK HERE).

NMRA Clinics now available from the library.
If you wish to reserve them please send an e-mail to the Division 3 Librarian


Contest Information


The contests at our monthly meetings have been becoming more popular. We are getting several terrific entries in the various categories. Some folks like to enter, some like to just look and judge. In any case, if you go to the contest page and click on the monthly category for a past contest, it will take you to a table of the winners, complete with links to the photos when available.

For a look at recent winners, visit our Contest page. NOTE: Contest page is under going a face lift and is out of date.

Contest for february will be in a virtual format, Subject is Non-revenue Cars. Categories are Kit, Kit bashed, Scratch built and photo. Rules and procedures are explained above and on contest page. Voting by e-mail.