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.

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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…..



March Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter is now available… Be sure to log in to Members section to view.

Annual 2018 Spring Banquet
Saturday, May 5, 2018
MONON Connection
Restaurant and
Monon, Indiana
2:00 – 4:00 P.M

More details in newsletter

reservation form is here available to print

Shirt order form is also available

Feb 3-4 2018 Great Train Show

A huge Thank You to all who helped setup/tear down and to the support from other club members who came by and said hello. Your visits didn’t go unnoticed! We heartily invite other club members to participate in what ever capacity, after all this is your club.

Also, Spencer Spurlock has stepped up and joined the board as VP. Please give John Pres. and Spencer V.P. all your ideas and support. See you at the banquet.

THANKS AGAIN, the Modular Group

1st Quarter Newsletter

1st Quarter 2018 Newsletter is now available… Be sure to log in to Members section to view.

Rick Fair – Polar Express

Rick is inviting family and ILSR Club Members to his home this next Sat. evening.  (12-9) Sounds like FUN!  See attached


Due to changing IRS regulations the ILSR club has had to have been incorporated… the attached information (please review) concerning our by-law update is in relation to these mandatory changes. Also, on Dec 1 or prior you will receive an envelope containing a postcard ballot that needs your approval for these changes and for the new 2018/2019 officers, please return by Dec. 15 . Thanks for helping maintain our club. We also  need a VP for this same term. A big thanks goes out to Spencer Spurlock for stepping up for the next 2 years.