Our purpose is to enjoy the hobby of Model Railroading in a group setting and by doing so promote the hobby to the general public. In particular as stated in the club’s constitution our purpose is “to enhance the enjoyment of the hobby for the members through the discussion of history and current events in the hobby, through the study of prototype railroads so that the members may apply that knowledge to their modeling, and to provide a forum where new ideas and techniques in modeling may be explored. Further, to advance the hobby, through demonstration, by educating the interested public so that they may also become members and enjoy the hobby.”
Our club was founded in 1981 with about a dozen members. In the beginning and up to 2003 it was an HO modular club. The current layout is the traditional permanent type.
Membership is open to anyone over 15 years of age with a love of trains. There is a Junior Membership with adult sponsor also available. A membership form can be printed out and brought to any club meeting. Click here to download the form.
You’ll find us in Fort Zumwalt Park located in O’Fallon, Missouri. We are located to the northeast of the lake.
Driving directions: From Interstate 70 take Hwy K south (Main Street) to the South Outer Road. Go right (west) to South Woodlawn (stop light) and continue on straight. The Ft. Zumwalt Park entrance will be on your left. Turning into the park you will see the road split. It is one way traffic so bear to the right. Continue on around the lake. The Railroad Club is immediately to your right behind the City of O’Fallon’s maintenance building. There is a parking lot just ahead of you on your left. You should see the Railraod Club Sign on your right.