NWI Chapter Meeting Information
(Page updated 05.14.17)
     The North Western Illinois Chapter holds a meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month, except June, July and December. We meet at St. Marks Lutheran Church at 675 North Mulford Road in Rockford, IL. Regular meetings begin with the doors open by 6:30PM, a short business meeting starting at 7PM and the main program to follow. There will usually be time for members in attendance to share any railroad news, news slides, or or participate in a mini-feature. Details on those events will be provided. For a detailed description of the featured show at the meeting, see below.

     We offer sales tables prior to Chapter meetings. Table reservations must be made one month in advance at $5.00 per table, payable at the meeting to John Fredrickson, our table manager. Availability is first reserved-first served.


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Meeting Dates & Events for - 2017

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  • January 28, 2017 - Completed

  • February 25, 2017 - Completed

  • March 25, 2017 - Completed

  • April 22, 2017 - POTY <(click for rules) Contest.

  • May 27, 2017
    Program - Annulled.

  • June, 2017
       Meeting - Annulled.

  • July, 2017
        Program - Summer Picnic. July 29th at Mike Schafer's Zephyr Acres.

  • August, 26 2017
    Program - Oregon depot.

  • September 23, 2017
         Program -
    George Strombeck - "Be Pacific" passenger trains of the 60s.

  • October 28, 2017
       Program - Bob Schmidt will feature early Amtrak trains and operations.

    November 25, 2017
        Program -
    Eric Rasmussen will present a two part program with topics TBA.

    December, 2017
         Program - NO meeting.

Chapter address

North Western Illinois Chapter - NRHS
P.O. Box 5632
Rockford, IL 61125-0632