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October Open House

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October Open House

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house at its clubhouse building on Oct 18, 2014 from 10 am until 4 pm. The clubhouse is located at the north end of the Sioux Empire fairgrounds west of the Armory. Guests can watch a number of trains being […]

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Trains at Christmas 2014

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Trains at Christmas 2014

Trains at Christmas Page   Check out the 2014 trains at Christmas, visit the page for the latest updates and show times.  

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More videos of the SVMES during the Sioux Empire Fair 2014

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More videos of the SVMES during the Sioux Empire Fair 2014

This first was taken by Paul Deacon.   The second was taken by Russell Jones.        

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Freedom Train Running on the SVMES during the Sioux Empire Fair

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Freedom Train Running on the SVMES during the Sioux Empire Fair

  Freedom train operating on the SVMES layout during the Sioux Empire Fair 2014.

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Sioux Empire Fair Open House

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Sioux Empire Fair Open House

It is that time again for the Sioux Empire FairĀ  (http://www.siouxempirefair.com/), which means once again the SVMES will be hosting an open house from 10am to 10 pm during the fair. Bring the family and watch the trains run at the clubhouse located on the north end of the fairgrounds.

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June Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on June 10, 2014

The June SVMES Open House will be hosting an open house on June 21st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the clubhouse located on the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds. Add us to your calendar and come visit the trains!!

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Have a Model Railroad or Railroad Event? Let SVMES Know.

Filed in Announcements by on May 8, 2014

We are looking for events related to either model railroading or railroading, so if your organization has an event send the information to [email protected] All we ask is that you post our events in return.

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SVMES helps to revitalize the End O Line Railroad Park and Museum’s layout in Currie, MN

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SVMES helps to revitalize the End O Line Railroad Park and Museum’s layout in Currie, MN

Follow this link to the story on the museums Facebook page.

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SVMES partners with the Boy Scouts to earn a merit badge in Railroading!

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SVMES partners with the Boy Scouts to earn a merit badge in Railroading!

On Saturday April 12th from 9am to 3pm the SVMES will help Boy Scouts obtain their Railroading Merit Badge. SVMES members will help to educate the Boy Scouts in all things railroading and model railroading. Local railroads will also be in attendance for the event. Part of the event will be held in the SVMES […]

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February 2014 Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on February 13, 2014
February 2014 Open House

Open House This Saturday February 15th from 10am until 4pm, bring the family and watch the trains run!! The club is located on the Sioux Empire Fair Grounds here in Sioux Falls, SD

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