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

Geoff & Carolyn Open House

If you missed the opportunity to visit with the Schwartz’s, Geoff has upped the game for all of us…. He has outdone his past endeavors and makes your webmaster want to bulldoze and start over. Enjoy the views…

Geoff the proud builder  

June/July Newsletter

The new June/July newsletter is available in the Members Only section…there is lots of information of more activities for the rest of the summer. Thanks Bud for the updates.

Beth & Bill Poor Open House

If you didn’t come to the Poor’s Open House today, you missed a rare treat…

The Franklin Street Garden Railway  …” the chipmunk line” was started in 1994.  Bill has made many upgrades over the years and has created a spectacular visual with all the appropriate toys to make everyone present drool!!! The landscaping and treats were superb and everyone enjoyed the wonderful weather … Thanks to the Poor’s for a memorable  afternoon.

2018 Upland Berry Festival

Another successful display in Upland on June 9…. hopefully pictures to follow.

James says: thanks to all who helped set up and tear down.

As a side note:

This group needs more support in the future with new members to replace those that have “retired” . So please consider joining and contributing to the modular group functions.

2018 SPRING BANQUET

22 Hardy souls trekked  to Monon Connection for a delightful meal, tour of the museum and some great catching up after a VERY LONG winter.  Our new President John Buckner & VP Spencer Spurlock got everyones attention as they explained what the summer looks like and it appears to be all good. So, stay tuned and keep attending all this years activities.

John & Spencer addressing the group