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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2017 Dues Deadline

2017 ILSR dues are due by March 25!!! Be sure you are paid up so that you don’t miss out on any of the new activities that are listed in the calendar

Great Train Expo

The Great Train Expo Feb 4-5 was a huge success for the modular group… They debuted their new yard layout which allowed 4 long trains to be staged and ready to run with a few throw outs and a transformer change!!! They had trains setup for the entire weekend and could run which ever train was requested by the audience. Thanks Bud for sharing some of your pictures :

Inside Yard Circus & Passenger trains passing Circus is coming to town

Ron Loudermilk Past VP

David Palmeter called Annette Loudermilk to find out how Ron was doing with his lung cancer and chemotherapy and she said that he passed away this morning (2/2/17). She also said since his diagnosis in December he had not been doing well. Ron was our VP for the years 2007/2008. Details…http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/ronald-loudermilk-obituary?pid=1000000183957538

Above is the web page link for Ron’s obituary information.



2017 Winter Newsletter

Hot off the press is the Winter Edition of the 2017 newsletter…

Also included is the 2017 membership renewal form to allow us to clean up the membership files: Thanks for supporting your group



Happy New Years to all ILSR members and welcome to 2017 !!!

Special congratulations to our newest wedded member Andrew Jones and
newly engaged Jeff Carter

Obviously 2017 will be a banner year for our group as James has gotten us several
new members to join our group, and he has lots of varied activities for the year.