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October Model Railroad Open Houses

Filed in Announcements, Events, Open Houses by on September 19, 2016
October Model Railroad Open Houses

During the month of October we will be hosting TWO (2) open houses where you can stop by and watch the model trains run!! Listed below are the dates and times for this months open houses: Oct 1st: 9 to 5 Oct 2nd: 10 to 4 And Oct 15th & 16th: 10 to 4 both […]

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September Open House

Filed in Events, Open Houses by on September 7, 2016
September Open House

WHAT: MODEL RAILROAD OPEN HOUSE. SAT. SEPT. 10 AND SUNDAY SEPT. 11 WHEN: 10 TO 4 ON SAT. and 10 TO 4 ON SUNDAY WHERE: SIOUX EMPIRE FAIR GROUNDS, 100 North Lyon Blvd. Sioux Falls, SD. 57107, SIOUX FALLS SD  

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Sioux Empire Fair 2016

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 10, 2016
Sioux Empire Fair 2016

  Stop by the club house at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds during the Fair and watch the trains run!!

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Exciting News, The SVMES Is Expanding!!

Filed in Announcements by on July 24, 2016
Exciting News, The SVMES Is Expanding!!

Be a part of the biggest model railroad expansion in years! Here is a link to a story from KDLT News about the expansion!   You can view a .PDF of this announcement by clicking on the link.                

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June 2016 Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on May 13, 2016
June 2016 Open House

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house at its clubhouse building on June 18, 2016 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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Weathering model railroad cars with oil paints

Filed in Tips/Tricks and Techniques by on March 1, 2016
Weathering model railroad cars with oil paints

  Thank you AJ Murphy for allowing us to use this video.

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Train Show & Swap Meet

Filed in Events by on February 20, 2016
Train Show & Swap Meet

For more information, please visit: http://dakotasoutheastern.org/

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Granite City Train Show

Filed in Announcements by on February 16, 2016
Granite City Train Show

Granite City Train Show Saturday, April 9th, 2016 National Guard Armory 1710 Veteran’s Drive (8th Street N) St. Cloud, MN 56303 Show Hours: 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. Buy, sell, trade or just view hundreds of trains under one roof. Vendors will be selling and buying trains, accessories, books, videos, railroad collectibles & memorabilia, antique trains & […]

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February 2016 Open house

Filed in Open Houses by on February 12, 2016
February 2016 Open house

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house at its clubhouse building on February 20, 2016 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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Sad News…

Filed in Announcements by on October 5, 2015
Sad News…

The SVMES has lost one of our own in a tragic event, we send our thoughts out the the family.   SIOUX FALLS, SD – The teenager found dead on Interstate 90 has been identified as an O’Gorman High School student. Authorities believe 16-year-old Jay Lavender was hit by a semi a mile east of […]

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