NETCA is forming a group to run and show old toy trains at our meets. While we are beginning with Lionel, American flyer and Marx O/O-27, other gauges and manufacturers

We are old toy train fans who don't have a home layout or a formal display of our collections. We would like to meet others who would like to run trains together and show off favorite pieces of their collections

At a few meets, we had a double track O gauge loop. The April 28th meet will have concentric loops for O-27, O, S and Standard. The layout has been a work in progress, mainly by one member. We would like to have a small group to regularly set up such layouts at NETCA and other meets.

We might want to look at different themes for future shows. One might be a working display of Lionel or American Flyer coal and log handling equipment. Another interesting theme might be a prewar operation with box couplers. The possibilities are endless.

Do you have a small collection of interesting trains that you would like to share with others. Would you like to see them operate. Join our group to make this happen at future NETCA meets.

You can participate in several ways. Help set up the layout so that it all works well. Contribute equipment to the operation. Run the trains so we'll always have something going.

If you are interested in participating, email Malcolm Laughlin using the email address to the right.

Looking forward to working with you.
Malcolm Laughlin - Interim (self-appointed) Group Chairman
617-489-4383 (Belmont)