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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.

Taking Orders for the CCMRC Crescent Lines 60th Anniversary Club Car

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 CCMRC 60th Anniversary

 Club Car Order Form

 The Crescent City Model Railroad club in Metairie,

 Louisiana is offering this Accurail Crescent Lines 50

 foot HO Scale boxcar to celebrate it's 60th Anniversary

 in 2016. It is available for a donation of $30.00 for

each car, plus $6.00 shipping for the first car and $2.00

 for each additional car ordered. It is available in 1 road

 number that commemorates the clubs founding in

 March of 1956.

 To order your car or cars, please send your payment

 made out to CCMRC for the correct amount to:

 Crescent City Model Railroad Club  

 601 N. Lester Ave 

 Metairie, LA 70003-6131

 Quantity:                                 _______ X $30.00 each

 Total for cars:                                          $ __________

 Shipping:                                                         $6.00

 Additional Shipping per car $2.00 ea $__________

                         Total Enclosed                $__________

 Thank You for supporting the

 Crescent City Model Railroad Club

National Train Day Open House at the CCMRC is Saturday, May 14th!

Have you ever wanted to see this great layout in person?

Have you visited us before and wanted to come see us again? Here is your chance! Come see the latest updates and projects.
We are hosting an Open House for National Train Day on May 14, 2016.

Come ride the Crescent Lines!

Location:                     
Crescent City Model Railroad Clubhouse                                                                     
601 N. Lester Ave
Metairie, LA  70003

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

Time 12 noon - 6 pm

 

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Crescent City Model Railroad Club at the March 5, 2016 TCA Ponchatoula Train Show

CCMRC members promoted the club at the TCA Train Show in Ponchatoula this weekend and had a very successful day doing so. Thanks go out to Marvin, Chuck, Tommy, Jonathan, Maureen, Ken Mason, Ken Gaudet, LJ, Michael and Tom for coming and helping out. It was a great debut effort for our club at the show. We had some Crescent LInes equipment on display, video presentations from the club layout and some mini-clinics going on throughout the day. We had LOTS of positive feedback about what we had on display, our clinics and on our sign up sheet for people that are interested in our 60th anniversary club car. You can see photos from the train show on the club Facebook page and in the photo section of this website too.

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CCMRC in the new LSR Marker Lamp

The new Winter edition of the Lone Star Region Marker Lamp is now out. Be sure to check out the article on the Crescent City Model Railroad Club starting on page 38. That is our own Maureen Mason on the cover. Be sure to say you saw her next time you see her at the club or at the Ponchatoula Train Show this Saturday! Here is a direct link to the Marker Lamp page.

https://ia601500.us.archive.org/20/items/marker_lamp_winter_2016/marker_lamp_winter_2016.pdf

 

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Train Collectors of America Ponchatoula Train Show

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

 

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