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OPSME at Day in Our Village

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on June 3, 2019 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Sunday, June 2 the Oak Park Model Railroad Club participated in Day in Our Village, a celebration of all things Oak Park. We were in Mills Park among many Park District attractions. Thanks to the more than 100 families who stopped by to visit. We hope to see you down at our club room in the Dole Learning Center, 255 Augusta Boulevard in Oak Park. Check our https://www.opsme.org/club-calendar" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">calendar for dates we are sure to be open.

Thank You for Visiting

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on May 6, 2019 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We were glad you came to our May Open House. It is always nice to see so many old friends and new faces, and so many young people interested in our hobby. Our next event is during Oak Park's Day in Our Village, Sunday June 2. https://www.oak-park.us/our-community/special-events/day-our-village" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.oak-park.us/our-community/special-events/day-our-village

And, please consider a visit to our club on the Mondays and Wednesdays we are open. See our calendar page for details. Of course, you are invited to join our club. We are an open club that accepts people of all ages, all abilities and all interest levels. Sign up here: https://www.opsme.org/Membership%20Application%203-4-10.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.opsme.org/Membership%20Application%203-4-10.pdf

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/