December 2019 Newsletter

Happy Holidays Everyone!
Our annual Model Railroad Tour was well attended this year with the busiest day being Saturday when over 1600 layout visitations.  Thanks to everyone who assisted in getting the word out.

Members will recall the Club won recognition in the Walthers 2020 Model Railroad Reference Book in their Annual Yearbook section.  In the Club Car area, ten clubs were recognized including one from Australia and one from Canada.  Along with recognition we received a $50 gift certificate for Walthers merchandise.

  • Best in Class – Illinois Tech Railroad Club
  • Winner – Color Country Model Railroad Club, Kettle Moraine Ballast Scorchers Railroad Club, Rio Grande Model Railroad Club, Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club, Somerset 4-H Trainmasters
  • Honorable Mentions – IGM Wachau (Australia), All Points North Model Railroad Club, Pine Ridge Railroaders (Canada), Crescent City Model Railroad Club
To read more about our recognition, click here. (several pages)

Celebrate the holidays at Thunder Junction All Abilities Park this December!  The Park will be filled with amazing lights and the spirit of the holiday.  Ride the train and visit with Santa from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on December 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, or 23.  Tickets are limited and available at the St. George Leisure Services Office, 220 North 200 East.  $7.00 per ticket.

As a reminder, our Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Elks Club.

SunRiver will be hosting a holiday layout open house on December 21st.  Details will be posted on our website soon.

Have a WONDERFUL Holiday Season !!!!!