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Fun at the All American Train Show

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on March 25, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Thanks to all of you who came out to LaGrange on Saturday to see the All American Train Show. We had our usual members' built modular layourt operating near the entrance. We also shared some 300 train and model railroad magazines with visitors.

Our next public show will be in our own club room, 255 Augusta Boulevard, in Oak Park. Join us at our Spring Open House , Saturday May 4 from 12:01 pm to 5:00 pm. Free admmission. All ages can run a train on our DC layout. See action on our three-level Chicago to Iowa DCC layout. Door Prizes, too!


Join Us at the LaGrange Train Show

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on January 28, 2019 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Join us on Saturday March 23 at the Lyons Township High School Field House for the All American Model Train Show, 100 S Brainard Ave, La Grange, IL 60525. Mark your calendars. 




2018 Fall Open House

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on November 4, 2018 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to all who joined us at our 2018 Fall Open House. We apperwciate your interst. Please visit us again whenever we are open. See https://www.opsme.org/club-calendar" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Club calendar  for dates and times.


Visit our Display at Rehm Park during Day in Our Village Sunday June 4

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on May 13, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (2)

We  will have our portable HO model train layout running in Rehm Park during Day in Our Village. If you can't find us there, look for us across the street at the Oak Park Conservatory. We'll be operating trains and sharing information about The Oak Park Society of Model Engineers (OPSME) started here in Oak Park in the 1960's.



Spring 2018 Open House

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on May 13, 2018 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to everyone who visited our club during our Spring Open House, Saturday May 5. We are always glad ot have visitors. Check our club calendar for specific dates we are open. Join the fun!

All American Railroad Show March 2018

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on February 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Thank you for visiting with us at our modular layout in action at this once a year show.

Lyons Township HS Fieldhouse

100 S. Brainard Ave

La Grange, IL 60525


In addition to our modules, we also display on behalf of the GM&O Historical Society with an array of GM&O rolling stock. 


OPSME at the Brookfield Holiday Celebration

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on November 5, 2017 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Visit us at the METRA station in Brookfield on Saturday, December 2. Jason will be leading a team of OPSME members to share our interests win model rand real trains.  http://www.brookfieldchamber.net/documents/events_assets/HolidayCelebration_Poster2017.pdf

Join Us for Breakfast with Santa

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on November 5, 2017 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

We will be sharing our "around the tree" G scale train at Breakfast, Brunch and Afternoon Tea with Santa at Cheney Mansion on December 2. For more innformaiton visit: http://www.pdop.org/events/485900/

Thanks for Visiting Us at Our Fall Open House

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on March 21, 2017 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

More than 130 guests came to our Fall Open House Saturday, NOVEMBER 4 . 

Trains were wruung all day our on our multilevel, two state layout. Kids operated trains on our DC layout. Visitors asked about model trains and the many facets of the hobby. Great door prizes were given away. Mark you calendars for the first Saturday in May, 2018 when we will have our Spring Open House event. As always, admission is free.

We are happy to have you as our guest. Our club is always open to new members, too!




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