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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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October 2015 Open House

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 29, 2015

Come See the Trains   Model Railroad Open House The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house on Oct 17, 2015 from 10 am until 4 pm. Guests can watch a number of trains being operated on South Dakota’s largest permanent HO scale layout. Guests are also […]

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Trains at Christmas 2015

Filed in Events by on August 11, 2015
Trains at Christmas 2015

It is that time again to start thinking about the 2015 Trains at Christmas November 21st and 22nd. The event will be help in the Expo Building on the W.H. Lyons Fairgound.

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Sioux Empire Fair Open House 2015

Filed in Announcements, Events, Open Houses by on July 21, 2015
Sioux Empire Fair Open House 2015

  It is that time again for the Sioux Empire Fair  (http://www.siouxempirefair.com/), July 31st to August 9th 2015, 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 […]

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Train run-by on July 7 2015 on the SVMES

Filed in Club Videos by on July 20, 2015
Train run-by on July 7 2015 on the SVMES

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June 2015 Open House

Filed in Open Houses by on May 25, 2015
June 2015 Open House

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society (SVMES) model railroad club is hosting its next open house at its clubhouse building on June 20, 2015 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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