The Passing of Bruce Alger

It is with sad news that we have learned of the passing of Bruce Alger, a Northern Utah, NMRA member. A few weeks ago he earned a Merit Award for his Coaling Bin at the Intermountain Train Expo. He has completed (and was working on) structures for Guil Rand’s layout […]

Intermountain Train Expo 2017

Two full days of trains flew by! Fun for everyone and lots to buy! 🙂 Layouts, hands-on clinics, hands-on running of trains, riding of trains and vendors! Look for a recap in the upcoming newsletter. A video is in the works too!

New Contest Category

Intermountain Train Expo Contest Update New for this year at the Intermountain Train Expo will be a special category in the contest! It is called the Square Foot Challenge. Using a base that is 12″ x 12″ and a free boxcar shell that is provided at the Division monthly events, […]

Sad News

In the early morning hours on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Stan Jennings returned home to the arms of his Father in Heaven. He passed away from complications related to a massive heart attack. Stan was an anchor and longtime member of the Northern Utah Division of the NMRA. He volunteered […]

MMR #585 Certificate Presented

Jack Chase (right), the Northern Utah Division Superintendent, presented Jim Wanlass (left) with his official certificate designating him as Master Model Railroader #585 of the National Model Railroad Association. After waiting several months, Jim was very happy to receive it. Jim is also the Division AP Chairman and very happy […]

Blaine’s Layout Tour

If you can look at a foundation and know how sturdy and well built it is, you know the rest of the structure will be excellent! That is the case with Blaine Holbrook’s new layout. Just last year there were only portable tables in the spot where a massive layout […]

Great Clinic on Simplifying Operations

For those who missed Rick Luther’s clinic at our last event, it was a great one explaining how to simplify operations on your railroad. It can be confusing to try to follow along without actually doing it (the D.O.G.s are great to help you learn how to operate) but Rick has […]