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The Coal Division meets monthly, usually on the second Saturday of the month.  Each meeting typically includes a business meeting, a model contest, and a clinic or presentation about some aspect of model or prototype railroading.  Our usual meeting place is the St. Albans Historical Society in St. Albans, WV.  Visitors and prospective members are always welcome.  The meeting site will be open and set up by 12:30 PM.  Members and guests are welcome to gather for socializing at that time.  The business meeting will begin at 1 PM with the contest and clinic to follow.

Please check this page regularly in case we had to change a date, time, or place.

Upcoming events:

NMRA National Convention
Date:  August 7 - 13, 2022
Location:  St. Louis, MO
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Coal Division Monthly Gathering:  Picnic on the Platform
Date:  August 13, 2022
Location:  St. Albans Historical Society  404 Fourth Avenue St. Albans, WV
Contest:  Electronics of a Railroad
Clinic:  Making Ground Foam

Coal Division Monthly Gathering
Date:  September 17 (one week later than normal)
Location:  Portsmouth, Ohio
Contest:  Photos
Clinic:  Running the Crusty

Coal Division Monthly Gathering
Date:  October 8
Location:  St. Albans Historical Society  404 Fourth Avenue St. Albans, WV and Zoom
Contest:  Open Loads
Clinic:  Mini Clinics

Coal Division Monthly Gathering
Date:  November 12
Location:  St. Albans Historical Society  404 Fourth Avenue St. Albans, WV and Zoom
Contest:  Passenger Cars
Clinic:  Mini Clinics

Coal Division Monthly Gathering
Date:  December10
Location:  To Be Announced
Contest:  Fifth Annual Gary Burdette Memorial Modeling Challenge
Clinic:  Challenge discussion

Mid Central Region Convention
Date:  May 4-7, 2023
Location:  Doubletree Hotel, Cranbury Township (north of Pittsburgh)
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