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November Keystone Flyer

The Division Two full color newsletter is here!

Morning Sun Books

The company store is taking orders for the winter 2020 selection of books, Click here for the .PDF announcement.

2020 Convention Kits

The four yard building kits for the 2020 Regional Convention are now available.

January 19, 2020

Division 2 Meeting

Where: Ambridge Eagles Club, 401 Maplewood Ave, Ambridge, PA 15003
Layout: Ohio Valley Lines, 1225 Merchant St, Ambridge, PA 15003 open before meeting at 11:30am
Meeting at 2:30pm
Program: TBD

February 16, 2020

Division 2 Meeting

Where: Rochester Area Heritage Society and Model Railroad Museum, 350 Adams Street, Rochester, Pa. 15074
Meeting at 2:30pm
Program: TBD

MCR Regional Convention
Hosted by: Keystone Division 2, MCR, NMRA

Clinics / Presentations

Holiday Open Houses

December 2019

Dec. 15 Sunday
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
2:00pm - 6:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
noon - 4:00pm: Rochester Area Heritage Society
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 20 Friday
5:00pm - 9:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
7:00pm - 10:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 21 Saturday
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club
1:00pm - 7:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
noon - 4:00pm: Rochester Area Heritage Society
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 22 Sunday
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
2:00pm - 6:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
noon - 4:00pm: Rochester Area Heritage Society
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 26 Thursday
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 27 Friday
7:00pm - 10:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
11:00am - 9:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 28 Saturday
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club
1:00pm - 7:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
noon - 4:00pm: Rochester Area Heritage Society
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 29 Sunday
noon - 5:00pm: Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society
2:00pm - 6:00pm: McKeesport Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
noon - 4:00pm: Rochester Area Heritage Society
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 30 Monday
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Dec. 31 Tuesday
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

January 2020

Jan. 3 Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 4 Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 5 Sunday
noon - 5:00pm: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club
noon - 5:00pm: Ohio Valley Lines
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 10 Friday
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 11 Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 12 Sunday
11:00am - 5:00pm: Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum

Jan. 18 Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Jan. 25 Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm: Clarksburg Area Model Railroad Club

Local Events

Massillon Train & Toy Show

Sunday Dec. 8, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday Dec. 13, 2020
Where: Massilon Knights of Columbus Hall, 988 Cherry Road, Massilon, OH 44647
Admission: Adults $5.00, chidren 12 and under free
Sponsored by: CJ Trains LLC
over 150 tables, free parking, food & drink.

Train Sale and Show

Sunday Jan. 26, 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: At the New Eagle VFD Social Hall, 156 Chess St., New Eagle, PA 15067
Admission: Adults $4.00, Seniors $ 3.00, chidren 10 and under free
Sponsored by: Mid Mon Valley Model Railroad Club and New Eagle Volunteer Fire Department
All scales, Test track, Free parking, Handicap accessible, Food and refreshments on site, and Operating layouts

Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show


Sat. & Sun. Feb. 22 & 23, 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat. & Sun. July 25 & 26, 2020, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd, Monroeville, PA
Admission: $10.00 Sat. & Sun., $9.00 Sunday only, children 11 & under are free.
The Division Two Free-Mo Modular Railroad will be on display.

Kittanning Train & Toy Show

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020
Where: Kittanning Township Volunteer Fire Hall, 13126 St. Rt. 422, Kittanning, PA 16201 (3.5 miles east of Kittanning)
Admission: Adults $4.00, children 12 & under free

Announcements

History's a Blast

One of our members, the former editor of our newsletter, has a YouTube channel, His videos span eight years and vary from narrow guage railroads to abandoned iron furnaces to the Badlands in South Dakota. You can like each video by selecting the thumbs up button, and you can also subscribe to the channel.

Rochester Area Heritage Society and Model Railroad Museum

The museum is located at 350 Adams Street, Rochester, Pa. 15074.

Our model Railroad features 4 permanent displays in 4 different scales (N, HO, O, G). Our large HO display represents Rochester in the early 1900's. It is highly detailed, realistic and a must see. But there's more, the museum features many local historical items and information for you and your family to see!


See our T-track modular layout.


Here is a link to the ORNRy Bunch's web page called The ORNRy Trainmen


The FALLSTON FLAGSTOP Railfan B&B is located at 62 Beaver Street, Fallston, PA 15066. Our RAILFAN GUESTS look out upon the CSX Pittsburgh Sub [former P&LE] mainline and the Norfolk Southern Ft. Wayne and Youngstown Line mainlines directly across the neighboring Beaver River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA and only five miles from Norfolk Southern's Conway Yard. The website is www.fallstonflagstop.com.


There is a correction to our mailing
address for the Div.2 Company Store
for ordering porch swings and market
decals:
  Address no longer active:    
      P.O.Box 152
      Greensburg, PA 15601-0152
  Company Store address to be used:
      292 Salem Church Rd
      Rostraver Twp, PA 15012-2922

Make tracks to the Division 2 Meetings , guests are always welcome to stop in and meet other modelers.


If you enjoy, or are just interested in, trains or model railroads, then you will fit right in with our interests and activities.


We have members that have a few trains stored in the attic, some are master modelers, others have huge operating layouts, and others just enjoy coming to the meetings.

The Free-Mo modular railroad is a chance for anyone to model and operate a section of the layout. Members are available to help and guide you with each step in your modules construction. Visit our Free-Mo pictures page for photos of our modular railroad portable layout.

Model Railroad Jamboree where experts share their skills and knowledge.

Members receive the Keystone Flyer , our monthly Division Newsletter.

You can find out more or get started by taking advantage of the Rail Pass Membership. For only $19.95, you get 9 months of Rail Pass Membership and nine issues of the NMRA magazine Scale Rails. Click here for more information.