Arizona and Southwest Model Railroad Society

  Welcome to the Arizona and Southwest Model Railroad Society. We are a Tucson, Arizona base club enjoying N scale model railroading using N-Trak standards. If you have an interest in model railroading, visit us Wednesdays at our Green Valley layout, chat with us at one of the shows or contact us at tucsonntrak@gmail.com. We welcome…

Membership and FAQ

Join Us! When you are ready to become a member, you can visit one of our Business meetings, which are each month. The Business Meeting is a time where the club members get together and talk about events and upcoming issues. This is the best time to introduce new members and fill out paper work. The…

Club History

Our Mission: We are a not for profit social club whose theme is N scale model railroading. We enjoy the model train hobby and as a club we are actively participating in it and promoting it. Part of  participation is sharing our accomplishments with the community, encouraging public rail crossing safety and railfanning safety along…

Visit us on Facebook or YouTube to see more!

See more information plus  videos and photos on Facebook. Click on name below to go to Facebook and see more photos and videos. Go to Tucson NTrak Facebook page We post videos on our YouTube channel including how our modular set up goes together for shows. Go to Tucson NTrak on YouTube     New…

Upcoming Meetings, Tucson Events and Shows

  Click to view Upcoming Events Easiest to view with AGENDA option on Google.  If you have an event to add, click here to email us add calendar event. Next business meeting is Monday August 1st. Green Valley layout is up and running with a new configuration and we plan to be open Wednesdays. Best to check the calendar. Next show:…

Green Valley Village Layout

Open every Wednesday from 10-2 during Green Valley Farmer’s Market. note – Summer hours may be reduced, check calendar to be sure we are open or email us. We also are open most special events at Green Valley. Stop in during your Farmers Market visit and enjoy the detailed modeling and cool temperatures inside. We…

Structures and Scenery

Our latest buildings and details. Here we are loading ore in the Cleveland docks while a pair of Apache Railway Alcos roll by. Look at the detail on the handbuilt Hulett ore unloaders. Around the layout At the pond   Town at the corner, impressive with all the lights, but that grade on the right…

Featured Train – Rich’s New York Central

Shown below: Roy’s Southern Pacific Daylight Gary’s pulling freight through Cleveland   Roy again with a switcher, must be speeding since it is blurred Ed’s Erie Lackawanna is programmed to the 1857 road number and making money pulling freight around the layout.   Tom’s Union Pacific passenger train is cruising on it’s 10 minute trip…

Track work

we will be adding photos of new track work here- or check it on Facebook. You can see videos on YouTube as well   Above:Exiting the yard and around the track Below: Switching module

What is N Scale

From Wiki (thanks!) N scale is a popular model railway scale. Depending upon the manufacturer (or country), the scale ranges from 1:148 to 1:160. In all cases, the gauge (the distance between the rails) is 9 mm or 0.354 in. The term N gauge refers to the track dimensions, but in the UK in particular N gauge…

Club Business Meeting

  Business Meetings Meetings are normally the first Monday of the month. Next Meeting is July 5, 2016 due to 4th of July celebrations check calendar here Meetings are held at Miller Golf Links Library 9640 E Golf Links Rd Tucson, AZ 85730 This is on Golf Links Rd just East of Harrison next to…