Past Events

Model Engineers Slideshow

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 8:00pm

The New York Society of Model Engineers (NYSME) will be hosting a slideshow covering the branch lines and terminals of the Central Railroad of New Jersey. The presentation will be given by noted rail photographer Rich Taylor. Due to the strong response to this slideshow so far, it has been moved from the Society’s Carlstadt, N.J. headquarters at 341 Hoboken Road to a larger location that will permit more people to attend.

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 8:00pm
  • Location: Rutherford Ambulance Corps Meeting Room, 44 Ames Avenue, Rutherford, N.J.
  • Admission: FREE
  • Parking: FREE (directly across the street)
  • Accessibility: One block from the NJ Transit Rutherford train station; one mile from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and Giants Stadium

The New York Society of Model Engineers was founded in the early part of the 20th century and incorporated in 1926. The Society is the oldest model railroad club in the US and possibly the world. Located within their 5,000 square foot headquarters in Carlstadt, N.J. are two large “HO” and “O” scale model train layouts, a fully equipped machine shop, and large library. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in model trains, or just trains.

For additional details, see the Society’s website: ModelEngineers.org

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