New York Society of Model Engineers
341 Hoboken Road
Carlstadt, New Jersey 07072

(201) 939-9212
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ANNUAL SWAP MEET - Saturday October 25th
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     The New York Society of Model Engineers is an organization dedicated to the education and promotion of the hobby of model railroading and the preservation of American railroad history. It is the oldest model railroad club in America. Come visit us on our work meeting nights every Friday at 7 pm.



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October 17, 2014

A presentation is being presented on this date at the Rutherford First Aid Squad Building, 44 Ames Avenue at 8 pm. Former railroad dispatchers, trainmasters and superintendents will be present to demonstrate writing different styles of orders, operating the various types of interlocking machines, signaling and work rules as they were back in the day and now.

August 26, 2014

A new video has been added on Making Resistor Wheelsets for model railroad train detection and signaling. It can be found in the PROJECTS section or by clicking here.

August 02, 2014

The HO Gauge railroad has undergone an extensive rewiring project that is nearing completion. During the work, the location of the main DCC control and boosters were moved to consolidate all of the control centers. The final phase is wire the new interlocking for detection and signal installation. The dual double track truss bridges were repaired and upgraded while they were removed for installation of the new interlocking project.

July 18, 2014

Roadbed has begun to be installed on the new interlocking and branch line connection on the HO Gauge. By the end of August the mainline trackwork will be completed and most of the work on the first phase of the new and connecting branchline trackwork.

June 11, 2014

Work continues on the O Gauge with work on installing a new yard control panel. Work on repairing the trackwork and overhead wire of the O Gauge trolley line is progressing.

June 08, 2014

Subroadbed has started to be installed for the new interlocking and branchline connection on the HO layout. Once the framing is complete, the new track arrangement will be laid out and installed. Most of the intricate switchwork required is being built on the workbench then moved into place.



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New York Society of Model Engineers

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