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We currently have several members who have websites with railroading content. We are listing those here along with some other links which may be of interest.

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

NMRA
National Model Railroad Association
http://www.nmra.com
The National Model Railroad Organization.

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

PWMRC
Prince William Model Railroad Club
http://www.pwmrc.org
Local Northern Virginia club.

GMRS
Gaithersburg Model Railroad Society

http://gmrs.vorklift.com/index.php
Old site, contains many photos in the Gallery as well as a brief history of the club.

Sykesville & Patapsco Ry.
http://www.sykesvilleandpatapscorailway.org
Sykesville, MD

B&O RR Museum
http://www.borail.org
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223, (410) 752-2490
Holiday Festival of Trains - 11/24-12/30. Incl. museum layouts and visiting club layouts as well. See site for schedule.

Ellicott City Station
http://www.ecbo.org
Ellicott City, MD
Holiday Festival of Trains thru 1/28. Includes 3+ layouts.

Baltimore Society of Model Engineers
http://www.modelengineers.com
Baltimore, MD

National Capital Trolley Museum
http://www.dctrolley.org
Colesville, MD

Great Scale Model Train Show
http://www.gsmts.com
Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093
Recurring train show with many model railroads and vendors of all types. 2007 dates: 2/3-4, 4/14-15, 6/23-24, 10/13-14.

Great Train Expo (formerly Greenburg Train Show)
http://gte.ciadvt.com
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, VA 20153
Recurring train show with many model railroads and vendors of all types. Dec 30-31 10 AM - 4 PM, more next year.

The following are holiday seasonal only:

Washington Union Station
http://www.unionstationdc.com
Washington, DC
Train layouts and displays.

National Pageant of Peace
http://www.nps.gov/whho/pageant.htm
Washington, DC (in front of the White House)
Large scale train layout near National Christmas Tree.

United States Botanic Garden
http://www.usbg.gov
Washington, DC (at the foot of the Capitol)
100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
December 2-January 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a new exhibit this year. See the outdoor train garden, enter the Conservatory and enjoy a colorful display of poinsettias and other winter-blooming tropical plants, and the National Mall in miniature, a replica created with natural plant materials.

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/crm/
10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls, Virginia. (703) 759-2771
Model trains wind their way through a miniature western town. Hours are Saturday 10 a. m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Homestead Gardens
http://www.homesteadgardens.com
743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD 21035 (800) 300-563
Train layouts and displays.

South Columbia Baptist Church
http://www.scbc-md.org
8814 Guilford Rd., Columbia MD 21046 (410) 381-1877
Train garden open house with several portable layouts. Fri Dec 8, 7-9:30 PM and Sat Dec 9, Noon to 7 PM.

TOURIST AND LIVE STEAM RAILROADS

Walkersville Southern RR
http://www.wsrr.org
P.O. Box 651, Walkersville, MD 21793 (301) 898-0899 or 1-877-363-WSRR
Dec 2-3, 9-10 Santa Trains: Ride the train with Santa. Adults $9, children $7, babies under one free. Trains at 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00 each day. Reservations recommended.

National Capital Trolley Museum
http://www.dctrolley.org
1313 Bonifant Rd, Colesville, Maryland 20905-5955 (301)-384-6088
December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23, and 30, 2006, Trolleys run from 5-9PM, Last car departs the platform at 8:30PM

Western Maryland Scenic RR
http://www.wmsr.com
13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 1-800-TRAIN-50
Santa Express & North Pole Express in December.

B&O RR Museum
http://www.borail.org
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 (410) 752-2490

Cass Scenic RR
http://www.cassrailroad.com
P.O. Box 107, Cass, WV 24927 1-800-CALL WVA

Durbin & Greenbrier RR
http://www.mountainrail.com
P.O. Box 44, Durbin, WV 26264 (304) 456-4935

East Broad Top RR
http://www.ebtrr.com
PO Box 158, Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249 (814)-447-3011

Rockhill Trolley Museum
http://www.rockhilltrolley.org
430 Meadow St., PO Box 203, Rockhill Furnace PA 17249 (814) 447 9576

Strasburg Railroad
http://www.strasburgrailroad.com
301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572-9566 (717) 687-7522

RMRS MEMBERS' PAGES

Rich Clark's Railhead Video Productions & Rail photos
http://www.clarkrail.com
Rich currently sells videos which he shoots all over the country of various railroads in action. He also has an extensive collection of photos online as well as a great list of links for reference.

Ben Sullivan's RR pages
http://www.sluggyjunx.com/rr
Includes pages dedicated to the Georgetown Branch of the B&O RR, the East Broad Top RR, and a general page about industry & railroading w/ photos and much more!