The Northern Utah Division is big on Fun, Friendship, and Modeling!! Our members model the entire spectrum of scale, gauge, era, and subject, and we are sure you will find a local model railroad club that will meet your needs. Guests are always welcome to “test-drive” one of our member-only […]


Layout Tour October 1, 2016

The Hostlers have invited us to visit the five layouts that will be open for their layout tour on October 1, 2016. You can go to our Layout Tours page and see the info or download the PDF. Even if you have seen them in the past, the layout owners […]

Train Day

Train Day was at the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum on September 10, 2016 and co-hosted by Northern Utah Division, NMRA. Our layout under construction was there – lots of progress has been made, if you haven’t seen it lately. There were several other layouts of different sizes and scales as […]



RMR 2016 Convention

The NMRA’s Rocky Mountain Region 2016 Convention is being held in Colorado Springs, CO. Below is what they have to say. Hopefully you can attend the convention. At the bottom is a copy of the registration form. We are pleased to host you during an exciting week of model railroading, enjoying […]

Hands-on Building

For those that would like to get some real hands on experience or chance to sharpen your layout building skills, please consider helping out with the layouts we are building for the Discovery Gateway. The layouts are being built as an instructional tool that staff can use for educational programs for children and […]


AP by Jack Hamilton

Bruce Petrarca shared some of his thoughts on the Achievement Program. Some of them are that we have so many great modelers out there that sometimes the only thing holding them back from receiving their MMR is the paperwork. He shared an idea the Jack Hamilton does in his area where […]

Special Guest at July’s Event

Bruce Petrarca, Mr. DCC himself, MMR #574 is “in town” and willing to take a few minutes at our July Event to answer some questions regarding DCC and becoming one of the newest MMRs. You can read some of his thoughts about becoming a Master Model Railroader in his column: http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/magazine/mrh2016-06-jun/bruce-petrarca-my-journey […]


Shay Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

You are invited to the Shay Park grand opening on May 12, 2016 5:00 pm at 450 W Aspen Hills Blvd, Saratoga Springs, UT. Mike Hansen will plan on displaying his locomotives and rolling stock as well as a display table. There is no track laid at this time, we […]




Are you an ambassador for your hobby? We can all help promote Model Railroading in our own way. I was a Boy Scout merit badge counselor for years without anyone asking for my help. Eventually I found an opportunity to help and have now helped pass off over 100 boys. […]

Layout Help Needed

  On April 16th from 10 am to 12 pm, we will be working on the Discovery Gateway children’s museum’s layout. We need volunteers to help. Please contact Blaine Holbrook. Blaine Holbrook Director at Large, Northern Division, NMRA bholbro1466@earthlink.net 801-580-1459