The Layouts of the 3 Rivers Division (and neighboring layouts)

We are proud to offer the following layouts. Our members have invested much time and effort into creating these rail empires.

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Our layouts are located throughout our geographic area. Warsaw and Fort Wayne have multiple layouts, but there is plenty being offered in northwest Ohio. The circle is one hour's travel from Fort Wayne. For privacy reasons, owner names and addresses are not listed on this web page.

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For further information about these layouts, please use the Contact Us option at the top of the page to send your inquiry to us. Please include your personal identification and contact information for the benefit of the layout owner. Your inquiry will be forwarded to the layout owner.

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Note: A benefit of NMRA membership is liability insurance for NMRA-sponsored layout tours and operation sessions. For details, click to go to the NMRA web site.

We use miniature crossbucks to mark the locations of our layouts during layout tours and operating sessions. Make your own crossbuck for your layout. Click on the picture for instructions. This prototype is located near Farmersburg, IN, and it really draws one's attention.

 

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The 3ROPS column indicates participation in our local Three Rivers OPerationS activities. Left click on the Layout Name for information and pictures.

West Locations

City and Direction Layout Name and Summary 3ROPS
Syracuse, IN The Burlington Southern
This freelanced railroad is based on the BN/SP in the West Coast area.
Yes
Warsaw, IN
- South
Canadian Pacific, North Shore Sub-Division
This proto-lanced CP operation in Ontario, Canada, from Sudbury to Hearst includes CN traffic.
No
Warsaw, IN
- Northwest
Great Northern Railway, Cascade Division
The Great Northern depicts the GN mainline from Seattle over the Cascades to Spokane.
Yes
Warsaw, IN
- South
LB&WC
The Layed Back & Who Cares is a display layout open to invited guests.
No

Central Locations

City and Direction Layout Name and Summary 3ROPS
Garrett, IN Garrett Model R.R. Club
This club layout is located adjacent to the CSX mainline and yard.
No
Auburn, IN CSX
This layout models CSX traffic east of Chicago.
No
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northwest
NYC Mohawk Division
The New York Central Mohawk Division is a multi-level layout featuring mainline passenger and freight operations.
Yes
Fort Wayne, IN
- North
Great Northern, Willmar Division
The Willmar Division hosts freight, passenger, and work train traffic on its main and branch lines.
Yes
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northeast
Broad Top Mountain
The BTM is inspired by the Huntington & Broad Top RR in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
No
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northeast
Wabash Railroad
The Wabash Railroad recreates the Fort Wayne area in the early 1960's.
No
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northeast
The NoWhere Line
The Norfolk Southern-based NoWhere Line is a freelance modern railroad offering switching and shortline operations.
Yes
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northeast
Gatesburg, Hillside and Northern
The Gatesburg, Hillside and Northern is a freelance 1950's transition railroad.
No
Fort Wayne, IN
- Northeast
Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Logan Subdivision
The Logan Subdivision provides 1950's steam and diesel action.
No
Ossian, IN
- East
New Britain & Lehigh
This layout models Pensylvania anthracite railroads.
No
Decatur, IN
- North
L&N Railroad
Large-scale layout with big-train charm and operating accessories.
No
Decatur, IN
- East
Nickel Plate - Indiana Northern
Operate the Indiana Northern railroad and run the Nickel Plate trackage from Toledo, OH, to Frankfort, IN.
Yes

East Locations

City and Direction Layout Name and Summary 3ROPS
Montpelier, OH Montpelier Trackside Modelers
NCR Division 1 - This HO scale club layout is well scenicked with much detail.
Yes
Bryan, OH
- North
Michigan Northern Railroad
NCR Division 1 - This bridge line offers switching on freight and some passenger service runs.
Yes
Defiance, OH
- South
B&O Lost Division
NCR Division 1 - The Lost Division of the Baltimore & Ohio features the movement of West Virginia coal.
Yes
Continental, OH
- East
Montana Rail Link
The Montana Rail Link layout is an extremely large model railroad featuring CTC control and signal system
Yes
Van Wert, OH Plymouth & Kingston Railroad
The Plymouth & Kingston operates freight, commuter, and passenger trains. There is continuous running and switching.
No
Delphos, OH Freelance NKP/ACY
Experience freight and passenger running in 1950's Ohio.
Yes
Lima, OH CSX Plymouth Subdivision
The CSX Plymouth Sub layout was built for operation.
Yes
Lima, OH Union Pacific
The Union Pacific is a modern freelanced version of Union Pacific Kansas Subdivision from Kansas City to Marysville, Kansas.
Yes
Lima, OH Lima Connecting Lines
The HO Model Railroaders of Lima offer this club layout for viewing.
No
Wapakoneta, OH
- South
BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision
This large layout replicates present day BNSF operations between Chicago and Ft. Madison, IA.
Yes
Holland, OH
- Northwest
PRR Toledo Division
The PRR Toledo Division features lime plant operations at Gibsonburg and traffic at other Ohio locations.
Yes
Bowling Green, OH
- North
River Falls & Eastern Railway Company
The RF&E features many long trains running through the detailed scenery of the 1959 Appalachian region.
Yes