This page was last updated: September 19, 2017
- CALENDAR OF EVENTS -
A listing of all known rail and transit enthusiast events happening in and around the
Chicago-Kenosha-Milwaukee-Rockford area..
(Except where noted, meetings/activites take place in the city of Chicago)
If your organization's meetings/events are not listed -- or if you have any corrections
to be made to your event, contact Bill Shapotkin at traingg1@aol.com.
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Oct 6 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting  (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location:             Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission:    Free.
Program:               "South from 95th, a look at the transitshed south from 95th St," by Wm Shapotkin.
Information      http://osabus.org/ 
Oct 6 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
Location:               Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Admission:    Free.
Program:               To be announced.
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Oct 6 (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
     Location:       North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
      Admission:    Free
      Program:       To be annnounced.
    Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Nov 3 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting  7:00-9:30 PM
Location:           Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission:    Free.
Program:               To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/ 
Nov 3 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
Location:    Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Admission:    Free.
Program:               To be announced.
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Nov 3 (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
Location:       North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission:    Free
Program:       To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Dec 1 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting  (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location:       Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission:    Free.
Program:              To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/ 
Dec 1 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
Location:       Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Admission:    Free.
Program:              To be announced.
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Dec 1 (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting  7:30-10:00 PM
Location:       North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission:    Free
Program:       To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Oct 21 (Saturday) Chicago Terminal Chapter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical                                        Society  meeting (2:00-4:00 PM)
Location: Historical Pullman District Visitors Center (11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave).
Admission:      Free.
Program:              To be announced.
Information      ld_mlc43@comcast.net
   Location is accessible to public transportation using CTA bus #4 or 115 to/from 111th/Cottage Grove Ave or
   Metra Electric to/from 111/Pullman station (which is not ADA accessible) or to/from 115/Kensington 
   (which is ADA accessible).
Sept 22 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:               "The Red Arrow Lines," by John Nicholson.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Oct 20 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free.
Program:                "On the Same Track - Aurora and the Burlington Railroad," by Leo Phillipp.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.co0
Oct 20 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Nov 17 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          "Milwaukee Road C&M Line to Milwaukee and J-Line to Janesville," by Wm Shapotkin.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton &Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Nov 24 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Dec 15 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Dec 22 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Oct 11 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:                Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:       Free.
Program:               "My recent Railroad Photography, from a broad cross section of Domestic and
                                 Foreign operators," by Todd Halamka.
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Nov 8 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:             Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:     "Vacation by Rail," a preview of 2018 trips by Rail.
Program:             To be announced.
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Dec 13 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting 
Location: )
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org/
Oct 21 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:              Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Nov 18 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Dec 16 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
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Jan 5 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America Meeting (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission: Free.
Program: To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/

Jan 5 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter -- NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Program: To be announced.
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Jan 5  (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission: Free
Program: To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Jan 19 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  (7:30-9:30 PM)
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Jan 26 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  (7:00-9:00 PM)
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Feb 2 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission: Free.
Program: To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/
Feb 2 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter -- NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Program: To be announced.
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Feb 16 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Feb 23 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Feb 2  (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission: Free
Program: To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Mar 2 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission: Free.
Program: To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/
Mar 2 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter -- NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Program: To be announced.
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Mar 2  (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission: Free
Program: To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Mar 16 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Mar 23 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Apr 6 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission: Free.
Program: To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/
Apr 6 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter -- NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Program: To be announced.
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
Apr 6  (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission: Free
Program: To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
Apr 20 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
May 4 (Friday) Omnibus Society of America meeting (7:00-9:30 PM)
Location: Swedish Covenant Hospital (2751 W. Winona Ave (Anderson Pavilion)).
Admission: Free.
Program: To be announced.
Information      http://osabus.org/
May 4 (Friday) Blackhawk Chapter -- NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: Gladys Fox Museum (s/w corner, 9th/Washington in Lockport, IL)
Program: To be announced.
Admission:    )There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program:       )
Information     http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/meetings.htm
May 4  (Friday)Wisconsin Chapter-NRHS meeting (7:30-10:00 PM)
Location: North Shore Congregational Church (7330 N. Santa Monica Boulevard) in Fox Point, WI.
Admission: Free
Program: To be annnounced.
Information     http://www.nrhswis.org/
May 18 (Friday) Railroad & Shortlines Club of Chicago meeting  7:30-9:30 PM
Location: Chicago Union Station (500 W Jackson Blvd -- Room 107A) (See NOTE)
Admission:      Free
Program:          To be announced.
NOTE: Steps into Room 107A interfere with wheelchair use. Enter at 500 W. Jackson Blvd., 
         between Clinton & Canal, just three steps. The main waiting room may be closed for a private
   party. Call 312 725-0432 during meeting for assistance.
Information      http://rscc.dhke.com/ or Phone (312) 725-0432
For program announcements by email, send a message to schs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
May 25 (Friday)      Central Electric Railfans' Association meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: University Center (525 S. State St -- 2nd Floor).
Admission:      Non-member Admission $5.00.
Program:        Program to be announced.
Information      www.cera-chicago.org
Jan 10 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location: )
Admission: ) There is NO scheduled meeting for this month.
Program: )
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Jan 20 (Saturday) Chicago Terminal Chapter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical                                        Society  meeting (2:00-4:00 PM)
Location: Historical Pullman District Visitors Center (11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave).
Admission:      Free.
Program:          To be announced.
Information      ld_mlc43@comcast.net
   Location is accessible to public transportation using CTA bus #4 or 115 to/from 111th/Cottage Grove Ave or
   Metra Electric to/from 111/Pullman station (which is not ADA accessible) or to/from 115/Kensington 
   (which is ADA accessible).
Jan 20 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Feb 14 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:        Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:     Free.
Program:       "West from Geneva." a look at past and present C&NW/Metra service beyond Geneva,
                      covering suburban service to Aurora, St Charles and Elburn/DeKalb and Sycamore, by
                      William M. Shapotkin.​
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Feb 17 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Mar 14 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:        Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:     Free.
Program:       To be annouced.
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Mar 17 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Apr 11 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:        Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:     Free.
Program:       To be annouced.
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
Apr 21 (Saturday) Chicago Terminal Chapter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical                                        Society  meeting (2:00-4:00 PM)
Location: Historical Pullman District Visitors Center (11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave).
Admission:      Free.
Program:          To be announced.
Information      ld_mlc43@comcast.net
   Location is accessible to public transportation using CTA bus #4 or 115 to/from 111th/Cottage Grove Ave or
   Metra Electric to/from 111/Pullman station (which is not ADA accessible) or to/from 115/Kensington 
   (which is ADA accessible).
Apr 21 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
May 9 (Wednesday)Twentieth Century Railroad Club meeting  7:00-9:00 PM
Location:        Chicago Union Station (Founders Room (S/W corner of the Great Hall)). 500 W Jackson.
Admission:     Free.
Program:       To be annouced.
Information     http://www.20thcentury.org
May 19 (Saturday) The Milwaukee Elec Rwy & Transit Hist Soc meeting  7:30-10:00 PM (doors open                                             at 7:00 PM).
Location: Chase Bank Cudahy (4702 S. Packard Ave) (southeast corner of Layton & Packard)
in Cudahy, WI. -- See NOTE below.
Admission:      Free
Program:          Program to be announced.
NOTE: The Community room is not handicap accessible. The parking lot is east of the bank, along                                  Layton Ave. Enter the building from the east entrance. If you take public transportation, use                                   MTS Route 55-Layton Ave or Route 15-Oakland Ave.
Information      http://www.tmer.org/index.html
Nov 4 (Sadurday) Chicagoland meet -- C&NW Historical Society  2:00-9:00 PM
Location:            Riverview Banquets Hall (1117 N Washington Ave (Ill St Rt 25) in Batavia, IL.
Admission:     $25.00 (before Oct 20th)/$30.00 (after Oct 20th) -- includes dinner (served 5:30 PM)
                     Mail check/money order to:
                        Charles Stats
                        1104 S. Oak Park Ave
                        Oak Park, IL 60304-2004                     
Programs:    3:00 PM -- "From the Archives -- A look at C&NW passenger services"
                          After supper -- "Don Cook looks at the C&NW," by David Leider.
                          There will also be a model display/C&NW HS Company Store and "show your own" Slide show
                          after the evening's Program.
    For more information: http://www.cnwhs.org/relitemdocs/1501262759.pdf
Nov 18 (Sadurday) Chicagoland meet -- C&NW Historical Society
​Event rescheduled for Saturday, Nov 4th.
For more information: http://www.cnwhs.org/relitemdocs/1501262759.pdf
Nov 11-12 (Sat-Sun) Trainfest  (9:00 AM-5:00 PM (both days))
Location:       Exposition Center (8200 W Greenfield Ave) in West Allis, WI
Admission:    Adult (Age 13 & up) $15.00; Children (Ages 4-12) $5.00; Children (Under Age 4) and Scouts in
                    Uniform are Free; Military $5.00.
Program:       Join 18,000 families and model train hobbyists for enormous fun and endless discovery at Trainfest,
                    America’s largest operating model railroad show. Spend hours entertained by 70 intricately-detailed
                    running railroads. Kids’ highlights include the Betty Brinn Let’s Play Railway, train tables, make ‘n’
                    take activity and the Jr. Engineer Program. Rounding out this spectacular show are model train
                    manufacturers, historic railroads displays and retailers from cost-to-coast. Trainfest offers 4 football
                    fields of fun for every generation.
Information:   http://wistatefair.com/wsfp/events/trainfest-2017/
Sept 30 (Saturday)  Illinois Division -- Milwaukee Road Historical Association meeting  (1:30-3:00 PM)
Location:                Itasca Public Library (500 W Irving Park Rd) in Itasca, IL (a few blocks west of
                                     Itasca Metra/Milw rail station).
Admission:     Free.
Information:            Ted Schnepf, 126 Will Scarlet Lane, Elgin, IL 60120-9524
      Email:                railsunl@sbcglobal.net
Nov 18 (Saturday)  Illinois Division -- Milwaukee Road Historical Association meeting  (1:30-3:00 PM)
Location:       Itasca Public Library (500 W Irving Park Rd) in Itasca, IL (a few blocks west
                    of Itasca Metra/Milw rail station).
Admission:    Free.
Information:   Ted Schnepf, 126 Will Scarlet Lane, Elgin, IL 60120-9524
Email:           railsunl@sbcglobal.net