Local Clubs

DSC00385-webThe Northern Utah Division is home to many outstanding modeling clubs, in every scale from Z to Live Steam. You are sure to find at least one of them that will meet your needs, so drop them a line and join the fun!

Contact information is the most recent we have on file. If you have a railroad modeling club in the state of Utah, we would be happy to include your information here. Just send us the name of your club, the scales you support in your club, and how prospective members may contact your club.


Color Country Model Railroad Club – This multi-scale club is located in the Southern Utah Division in St. George, Utah. Contact Dave Merrill by email at: professordavemerrill@gmail.com


Color Country T-Trak Club – This N Scale club, located in the Southern Utah Division in St. George, Utah,  uses the T-Trak modular system. Contact the club by email at: ColorCountryTTrak@gmail.com


Golden Spike American Flyer Train Club – This S scale club meets the third Friday of each month at various club member homes. Their newsletter contains the time and place. Call Jim Buckley by phone at: (801) 252-1921


The Golden Spike Train Club of Utah – This HO/HOn3 100% NMRA club meets the second Saturday at noon at Sugar Space Arts Warehouse ( 132 S 800 W, SLC ). Contact Mark Forslund by phone at (801) 641-6586 for more information. Out of the area memberships are available.


Great Basin Lego Train Club – Adult fans of LEGO. Meeting times and club info is posted on their website.


HOn3 Club of Northern Utah – Specializing in local narrow gauge railroads in HOn3, this group meets informally and has a layout in Grantsville. Contact Fred Voelcker by email at: fred.voelcker@gmail.com


Hostlers Model Railroad Club – This Multi-scale club, including live steam, meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at Ogden’s historic Union Station. Contact Mike Murphy by USPS mail at: 752 W 4375 South, Riverdale, UT 84405 or by phone at: (801) 394-4952.


The “O” Scale Guys – An O and On3 scale club. Contact Dale Angell


Ophir, Tintic and Western – This 100% NMRA club models in HO and N and meets at the SCERA Theater Boardroom (745 South State Street, Orem) at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Contact Larry Carter by email at larry_carter@msn.com or by phone at (801) 446-8161


Railway & Locomotive Historical Society (Golden Spike Chapter) – An historically oriented group of researchers and preservationists, the Golden Spike chapter of the R&LHS meets at Ogden Station and is presently in the midst of a 20+ year restoration project of the D&RGW #223.


South Weber Model Railroad Club – This 1-1/2″ club runs trains every 3rd Saturday & Sunday at South Weber Canyon Meadows Park. I-84 exit #85, two blocks south, two blocks east.


Trackers – This HO/HOn3 club meets at the Tooele Railroad Museum (35 N Broadway, Tooele) on Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm (from Memorial Day to Labor Day). During the off-season, club members may meet for maintenance/upgrades to the layout, as weather permits. Contact Cindy Meiser by phone at: (801) 966-7411 or by mail at: 512 Crockett Drive Kearns, Utah 84118


Utah Free-MO – A travelling HO Modular group conforming to the Free-MO standard. Contact Mike Nelson by email at: i_m_loco@hotmail.com


Utah Garden Railway Society – A “G scale” group dedicated to the art of Garden Railways. Contact Lynn Stringham, President (UGRS) by USPS mail at: 4464 S 4100 West, West Haven, UT 84401lynn.w.stringham@gmail.com


Utah Large Scale Society – A G scale group that meets in various member’s homes. Contact Stan White by phone at: (801) 546-4085 or by USPS mail at: 920 N 1550 East, Layton, UT 84040


Utah Live Steamers – Formed in 2007 and in May of 2014 the name The Salt lake and Utah Railroad Historic Society was added. Our railroad will be located in Saratoga Springs – Shay Park, which encompasses 12 acres. The key feature is the abandonded railroad grade of the Salt Lake & Western Railroad Fairfield branch. Our track gauge will be 7.5″ and 1.6″ scale Live Steam and Diesel Locomotives. There will be 3,000′ of track and we plan to have trains operating by summer-fall 2016. Anyone who wishes to help, please contact Mike at utahlivesteamers@gmail.com or 801-798-0241


Utah Train Collectors Association – Primarily 3-rail O gauge, though other scales are represented. Promotes model railroading in Northern Utah. Meets the last Thursday of each month. Contact Kent Silver (Club President) by email at: webmaster@utahtca.com


Wasatch N Scale Model Railroad Club – For contact info visit their website at wasatchnscale.org


Wasatch Z Scale Model Railroad Club – Currently reorganizing. Interested parties may send email to: jack.r.chase@gmail.com