Next Meeting

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM
at the
Sump Memorial Library
South Meeting Room
222 North Jefferson Street
Papillion, Nebraska 68046 

Lincoln Train Show

At the  Lancaster Event Center

4100 N. 84th St.
Lincoln Nebraska 68507

Saturday, February 15th from 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday, February 16th from 10 am to 4 pm.

$7 at the door.
Save a dollar with a can of food for the Food Bank.

March Meeting Highlights

At the  Sump Memorial Library

Show and Tell

Tell us about your favorite railroad.

Members are asked to share photos, slides, history or models.

Freemo Event

at the Thayer County Event Center

1302 4th Street
Deshler, NE

Freemo Event

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

At the Thayer County Event Center in Deshler NE

Spring Creek Model Trains is sponsoring this event.

Spring Creek Model Trains
304 E. Bryson Ave.
Deshler, NE
Phone 402.365.7628

April Meeting Highlights

At the  Sump Memorial Library

Clinic Topics

A comparison of current DCC Systems - NCE, EASY DCC, and Digitrax".

Club Business

Nominations of candidates for WHD NMRA officers.

Midwest Region 2020 Convention

The Midwest Region of the NMRA will hold their 2020 Convention the weekend of May 14-17, 2020 in Peoria, IL. See the flyer for more information.

2020 National Convnetion

The 2020 National Convnetion will be held in St. Louis, MO from July 12-July 18 2020. See the Convention web site for more details!

Highlights from the February, 2020 meeting.


How to install and ballast track.

How to install and de-bug switches.

(Click image for more pictures.)  

Bruce Hochberger gave a clinic on Saturday, February 1st on how to properly install and ballast track on a layout. He also shared the do's and don'ts of ballasting switches.

Previous Meetings

Observation Car:  Current and Past Issues