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** Updated home page.
** Update Meeting page.
** Updated Train Show Page , now listing 18 train shows.
** Updated Callboard page.
** Updated Company Store page.


The Miami Valley Division is the host of The Dayton Train Show, held the first full weekend of November. For 2019 it will be held on November 2 and 3. 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 in 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

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V&O project car

V&O project car

The new project cars are available at the Company store and will be available at the general meeting Sunday, December 16th. There are 2 styles of 70 ton 2 bay covered hoppers and two numbers per style. The cost is $20 per car + sales tax + shipping, as applicable. Supplies are limited.



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


The January meeting is the 20th. Contest will be Open Loads. Meeting to be held at the Greene County Historical Society, 74 W Church St, Xenia, OH. The meeting starts at 2pm. Bob Weinheimer will be guest speaker.


The February meeting is the 17th. No Contest. It is time for the annual auction. You should consider bringing 2 items to the meeting; 1) items you want sale for whatever reason, 2) money to buy what other people are selling. Meeting to be held at the Greene County Historical Society, 74 W Church St, Xenia, OH. The meeting starts at 2pm. Cash is the normal means of settling transactions. Checks require acceptance by seller. No means to use credit cards.


In March we will once again be hosting TRAINing Day the Saturday before the meeting, March 23rd. The meeting will be held on March 24th. TRAINing Day is from 9:30 am to 4 pm, the general meeting will be at 2pm. Both will be held at the Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH. Contest will be freight cars. Click here for TRAINing Day flyer in .PDF Click here for TRAINing Day flyer in Word.



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.

January the contest is Open loads.

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