Welcome

Indiana Large Scale Railroaders is a group of enthusiasts, modelers and collectors who enjoy large scale model trains. The club was formed in 1989 as “The Indiana Big Train Engineers”.  Now called the “Indiana Large Scale Railroaders”, the club today has around 80 members located primarily, but not exclusively, in Indiana. Click on items under the “About” menu in the banner above to learn more.


The News items below are the latest. If you want to see earlier items, click on the “News” item in the banner above.


Our ILSR Modular layout is a star and they need your support!!! Enjoy Bud’s hard work and effort and share this video with all your railroading friends…..

ILSR News

Lucy Beck

Dave Beck’s wife fell and has had hip surgery …. Get Well cards would be appreciated. Send to home as she may not be in St. Vincent’s for very long.

Get Well quick

2019 Spring Newsletter

The Spring Newsletter is now available in the Members section… Please note the information for the Spring Banquet as this year we have changed the sign up format.

Our guest speaker is Logan Day. Logan is very active in the “Save The Nickel Plate” movement and will have much to share with all of us on those plans for what has been accomplished so far, and what the current plans are for this coming year.

We set a deadline for your reservations to be sent to Marion by Monday, April 29. Thanking everyone in advance for this courtesy.

Thanks again for paying your late dues and we look forward to starting the 2019 season on May 4th.

The ILSR Board

Darrell Jackson

As some members are aware, Darrell has some health issues and is selling his G scale equipment… please see the for sale section for itemized list.

February 2019 Modular Train Show

Sorry this is late, but attached are multiple pictures from another great modular layout show. Enjoy…. the Pictures

2019 Annual Dues

Annual Dues are due ASAP. Don’t be late and miss out on the latest news!!!

A new position : Chairman of Engineers. The duties of the task force of Club Engineers will occasionally travel to Riley Children’s Hospital and Methodist Hospital to maintain existing trains and layouts. This individual should be willing to lead the group and keep the trains running.

We are also in need of a Web Master. contact John Buckner or Randy Banks

Thanks and have a great 2019 in Training…..