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** Updated home page.
** Updated Train Show Page , now listing 19 train shows.
** Added April issue of Call Board.
** Updated Meeting Page .



The Miami Valley Division is the host of The Dayton Train Show, held the first full weekend of November. For 2017 it will be held on November 4 and 5. The show is from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. The venue will be announced. 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

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April meeting date change

The April general meeting has been moved to April 30th. Location will be The Greene County Historical Society, 74 W Church St in Xenia, OH. The clinic will be on using a CAD program to assist in layout design. The contest is passenger cars. Items from Lone Eagle Payne's library will be offered.

After the meeting, a visit to Joe Becker's layout has been arranged. The address and directions will be available at the meeting.



Support Your Division

Our Division, as with most non-profit organizations, depends upon it's members to support the various projects and activities it undertakes. All of our activities are hobby related, most involve presenting to the public the joy of our hobby. Click here to find a listing of current projects and events that are upcoming. The giving of your time and talent would be appreciated

Coming Soon to a Meeting Near You


Because of the Easter holiday and other commitments the April meeting will be held on April 30th, at 2pm, at The Greene County Historical Society at 74 W Church St., Xenia, Oh. The clinic will be Using a CAD program to help design your layout. Also at the meeting we will continue our efforts to repurpose Lone Eagle Payne's estate by offering several items from his library. The contest will be Passenger cars. Layout visit after the meeting. Details to be given at the meeting.


The May meeting will be held on the 21st at 2 pm. It will be at The Greene County Historical Society at 74 W Church St., Xenia, Oh. The contest will be diesel locomotives.


The June meeting will be held on the 18th at 2 pm. It will be at The Greene County Historical Society at 74 W Church St., Xenia, Oh. The contest will be steam locomotives.


The July meeting will be held on the 16th at 2 pm. It will be at The Greene County Historical Society at 74 W Church St., Xenia, Oh. The contest will be non-revnue cars.


No meeting. Bus trip. Details to be announced.


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 may be slightly out of date.

Contest for April is passenger cars.

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