Jul
30
2:00 PM14:00

MPTV John McGivern Recording an Around the Corner Segment at MLRRC

Attention MLRRC members! We’d like to have trains running on all the tracks for this TV program recording event. Please arrive at 1PM to get a track. We especially want junior members and youth participation.

Track availability will be first come, first served. The dog bone will be reserved for prewar and the Standard Gauge track will be reserved for standard gauge trains.

Contact Steve Smiley for more info.

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Jun
23
8:00 AM08:00

MLRRC Summer Swap Meet - Free Public Event

Come visit the MLRRC on this fine summer day for our Summer Swap Meet and Inventory Reduction Sale. There will be hundreds of toy train, model train, and railroad related items for sale at the swap meet. The sale will feature excess Lionel and MTH engines, rolling stock, accessories, track, and buildings. Plus some MLRRC members will also have items for sale. Table space is reserved for MLRRC members. This event will be held at our clubhouse at 2721 S. Calhoun Rd., New Berlin, WI 53151 at the rear of the building. For more information call Bill Hitchcock at four-one-four-719-five-six-five-six. Admission is free.

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May
10
1:00 PM13:00

MLRRC Golden Spike Re-Enactment - Open to the Public

We will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the driving of the golden spike, an event which completed the first cross-continental railway in the United States uniting the Central Pacific with the Union Pacific. The program will include presentations, a birthday cake, operation of civil war era trains and Union Pacific equipment. Door prizes will be awarded. The event is free to the public. Donations greatly appreciated.

 

Schedule of Events:

  • 1:00 PM Opening and start of train operation

  • 2:00 PM Union Pacific engineer speaks on operations

  • 3:30 PM Birthday cake

  • 4:00 PM Amtrak conductor speaks on passenger operations

  • 5:30 PM Pizza and soda ($5.00 per person)

  • 6:00 PM History of military use of the railroads

  • 8:00 PM History of model and toy trains in Milwaukee

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

MLRRC Open House

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Join us at the Milwaukee Lionel Railroad Club Open House! See the club operating in it’s full glory with all the layouts operating. We also have railroad related items for sale and a large display of antique toy trains. This is a two-day event this weekend. Donation is $2 per person each day. Veterans, scouts in uniform, and kids 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult are admitted free. We are located at the REAR of Parkland Plaza, 2721 South Calhoun Road, New Berlin, WI 53151. Phone 262-754-9900.

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Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

MLRRC Open House

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Join us at the Milwaukee Lionel Railroad Club Open House! See the club operating in it’s full glory with all the layouts operating. We also have railroad related items for sale and a large display of antique toy trains. This is a two-day event this weekend. Donation is $2 per person each day. Veterans, scouts in uniform, and kids 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult are admitted free. We are located at the REAR of Parkland Plaza, 2721 South Calhoun Road, New Berlin, WI 53151. Phone 262-754-9900.

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