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OMRA Spring Train Show – Apr 16th

Your Help is Needed!

The OGRS will be setting up the trailer layout for the 38th Annual OMRA Spring Train Show. The show is Saturday April 16th at the Springfield Expo Center from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. Address for the convention center is 635 St. Louis Street, Springfield, MO. 65806.

The club will be setting up the layout on Friday the 15th at 2:00 pm. Anyone who can assist, your help will be appreciated. Also, the club needs volunteers to help run trains and answer questions on the 16Th.

Check out our New Gallery!

There is a new Gallery page for our club videos and photos.

OGRS members at Arkansas train show

OGRS members at Arkansas train show

We had a great turnout at the Northwest Arkansas Train show in February — we all gave the show and our New Mobile Trailer layout a Big Thumbs Up!

Dennis, Jim and Tom lower the first side of the trailer – check out the video and additional photos in our gallery!

One side down! Almost ready to run trains!
One side down! Almost ready to run trains!

New Videos!

Check out the new video of the Shell Knob, Missouri VFW Post 2203 Christmas Show for 2015 produced by Mary Abel-Lavely by clicking here!  The Shell Knob, Missouri VFW Post 2203 Christmas Show for 2015.  Great Job Tom, Mary and VFW Post 2203!

And, check out the new Christmas 2015 video of the B&O Railroad from Jim and Julie Evans!

November Meeting will be Sat Nov 14th!

Due to the upcoming holidays, the November and December meetings will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month instead of the normal 3rd Saturday.

This coming Saturday we will be meeting at Jim and Julie Evans’ house.  Please check out the November Newsletter  for information and directions to Jim and Julie’s house.  Jim and Julie are in the beginning stages of their new layout, the Bee’s & Owl Railroad. Jim said that he is still laying track, but trains will be running.  Lunch will be around noon.

Come join us for lunch, trains and great fellowship!

October Meeting Information

Meeting Oct, 17 2015 Dennis and Martha Rayons
They will furnish the meat and bread and drinks. Please bring salads and desert.   Bring your chairs we will be inside at their shop, the trailer will be set up.  So don’t let the weather prevent you from coming. Members can start arriving at 11:30 and we will eat at noon.

Directions
10775 Lawrence 1140
Mt Vernon Mo 65712

Take 174 from republic, as you enter Mt Vernon city limits on 174 take the 1st road to the right, FR 1140. Golf is course on the south side of 174. FR 1140 is located about center of golf course and goes north, (right). If you pass the golf course, you went too far.
From I-44 westbound, take exit 49 or highway 174, turn right. Westbound on I-44 take same exit above and turn left