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The Crescent City Model Railroad Club (CCMRC) is home to one of the largest HO scale layouts in the Gulf South.  We are located in Metairie, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans (aka the Crescent City).  We model a fictitious railroad, called the Crescent Lines, whose mainlines carry freight and passengers to and from the beautiful south.

Fall on the Crescent Lines Open House

It's time to mark your calendars again to get ready for open house season at the Crescent City Model Railroad Club. Our first date of the season will be on November 26, 2016. Be sure to come out and see us.

The Crescent City Model Railroad Club (CCMRC) is home to one of the largest and most detailed DCC HO scale layouts in the Gulf South. We are located in Metairie, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans (aka the Crescent City). We model a fictitious railroad, called the Crescent Lines, whose main lines carry freight and passengers to and from the beautiful south.

Come see the latest updates and projects and ride the Crescent Lines.

Test your skill on our new Timesaver switching layout.

Operating kid’s layout!

Have fun looking for hidden details with our scavenger hunt!

Fun for all ages.

See the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl Train, Steam Trains, Freight Trains, Amtrak and lots more!

Check out our website below and be sure to “Like” us on Facebook.

Location: Crescent City Model Railroad Club 601 N. Lester Ave Metairie, LA 70003 United States

Times: 12 Noon- 6 PM

Admission Fees: Donations are $5 for adults, $1 for children between 6 and 12, children under 5 years old are free!

Contact Information: 504) 737-3723 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website:http://www.ccmrc.com

Location : CCMRC Club House

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TCA Ponchatoula Train Show November 5, 2016

Crescent City Model Railroad Club members attended the TCA Train Show on November 5, 2016 in Ponchatoula. It was a fun day and I think just about everyone found some good bargains!

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Train Collectors of America Ponchatoula Train Show November 5, 2016

The Crescent City Model Railroad Club will once again be participating in the TCA sponsored Ponchatoula Train Show at the First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, 325 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA.

Come see us and try your hand at our "Timesaver" switching layout.

We will have Crescent LInes commemorative 60th Anniversary Club cars available, Crescent Lines Coffee mugs and CCMRC stickers available for sale. Also you will be able to add to your collection of Model Railroader Magazine as we will have a large selection of complete years of MR available for puchase for only $4.00 per year.

The show is from 9 AM to 3 PM in the school gym. Admission is $5.00 a person, children 6 and under are free. The train show is held in Ponchatoula in conjunction with the Ponchatoula Trade Days & Craft Fair.

 

Lone Star Region Division 2 Clinic & Operation Day Hosted by the CCMRC

Clinic and Operation Day 

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, The Crescent City Model Railroad Club hosted it's first Lone Star Region, NMRA Division 2 clinic and operating session day. Basic Electrical and Electronics for Model Railroading and Wiring for DCC clinics were presented by Division 2 Director Rod Fredericks, and a Track Warrant Control (TWC) Operations Clinic was presented by Jonathan Esposito. Lunch was served featuring jambalaya, French bread, dessert and soft drinks or bottled water. In the afternoon we had a Track Warrant Control Operating Session to put in use and practice what we learned in the TWC clinic.

We had 17 attendees from the CCMRC and from the Midsouth Model Railroad Club and one new visitor who has now signed up to be a member of the CCMRC.

In all it was a fun day with good friends and good food. We learned some new things and got to operate the Crescent LInes. This is what model railroading and NMRA membership is all about.

Summer Open House

Thank you to everyone that came out to our Summer Open House. We had a great time showing off our layout and house to the public. Be sure to come back in the fall for our Christmas on the Crescent Lines Open House season starting on Saturday, November 26 from 12 noon to 6 pm. Check back here and on our Facebook page for the latest happenings at the CCMRC.

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