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10/29/2014

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11/1/2014

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11/5/2014

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11/8/2014

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11/11/2014

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11/15/2014

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11/19/2014

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11/22/2014

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11/25/2014

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11/29/2014

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12/3/2014

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12/6/2014

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12/9/2014

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12/13/2014

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12/17/2014

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12/20/2014

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12/23/2014

Tuesday Member Run Meet

12/27/2014

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12/31/2014

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New Lenox’s Channel 6’s program on CLRC Part 1

New Lenox’s Channel 6’s program on CLRC Part 2

Lionel

K-Line by Lionel 2007 - 2010

Lionel Lines 4-6-4 Hudson #773

Tour of CLRC Layout via Caboose View

Hi-Rail Times

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Monthly Open House

November 15, 2014 is the date of our next Open House.

Please join us at one of our Monthly Open Houses held on the 3rd Saturday of the month September through May.
9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
1311 South Schoolhouse Rd New Lenox, IL 60451
(Street address 21601-27)
Door to Door Driving Directions

Click Here For a Map of the Area
Come watch the trains run on our reconfigured modular layout. Interact with over 30 Lionel operating accessories using pushbutton operation. See our huge O-Gauge 3 Track Modular Layout capable of running trains 142 cars long on 143 foot long mainlines with 072 and up curves. Also see the our permanent beltline layout up and running with the new Lionel Legacy Controls.
Free popcorn for all. Also available: Hot Dogs, Pizza, and Pop. See timetable (lower left column) for addtional open house dates. Fun for the whole Family. Be sure to visit the gift shop. Have your Lionel Train repaired in our backshop. We are an authorized Lionel Service Station.
Admission: Regular members - free
Others - $3.00 per person, $8.00 per Family
Memberships Now Available



Santa Claus Is Coming To CLRC

Dec. 6th and 13th, 2014 are the dates of our two Christmas Open Houses.




The Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club invites you to join in their Winter Wonderland CHRISTMAS Open House Festivities. Enjoy all the Christmas decorations, lights, trains around the trees, and operating accessories.

Parents...bring your camera and take pictures of the kids with SANTA.

9:00 AM until 3:00 PM
1311 South Schoolhouse Rd New Lenox, IL 60451
(Street address 21601-27)
Door to Door Driving Directions

Click Here For a Map of the Area
Come watch the trains run on our reconfigured modular layout. Interact with over 30 Lionel operating accessories using pushbutton operation. See our
huge O-Gauge 3 Track Modular Layout capable of running trains 142 cars long on 143 foot long mainlines with 072 and up curves. See the progress of the New Section of the Permanent Layout. See Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends.

Free popcorn for all!. Also available: Hot Dogs, Pizza, and Pop.

See timetable (lower left column) for addtional open house dates.

Fun for the whole Family.

Be sure to visit the gift shop. Have your Lionel Train repaired in our backshop. We are an authorized Lionel Service Station.

Admission: Regular members - free
Others - $3.00 per person, $8.00 per Family
Memberships Now Available


LIONEL DAY AT CLRC


LIONEL DAY AT CLRC on September 27, 2014 was a huge success.





The full story is here.



Mortgage Paid Off



The Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club paid off their mortgage and celebrated with a mortgage burning.

See more pictures here.


Drag Racing



The Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club will be holding Locomotive “Drag” races on our club drag strip. The races are open to all visiting members of the public and to our members.(Club members will only compete against other club members and are not eligible for trophies.)

The competition will be held at the October 18th and November 15th open houses. Winners will then face-off at the afternoon of November 15th. Trophies will be awarded to the fastest Steam and fastest Diesel locomotive winners.

You can sign-up to race on the day of the races. There will be 10 contestants in each heat.

CLRC on CBS News

All Aboard! Check Out These Awesome Model Train Sets

Vince Learns How To Repair A Broken Model Train

Thomas & Friends Have Nothing On These Trains

Lionel Train Enthusiasts To Show Off Models At Open Houses

Learn About LCS - Legacy Control System




Complete explanation here.


LCS Sensor Track Demo



CLRC Honored by Lionel

The Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club was honored by Lionel on April 25, 2014 at the OGR Forum held at the York, PA Fairgrounds train meet.




The full story is here.




Club Layout Featured Video



News Flash !!

Non-members may now purchase run time on the Club's layouts at the following rates:
1 Hour - $20.00
2 Hours - $35.00
3 Hours - $45.00
Run time may not be used on Open House days. It may be used any of the other times that the clubhouse is open to the membership.
You may run your own train, or for an additional fee use a Club provided locomotive. Additional rolling stock to pull behind your locomotive is available at no extra charge.
We are offering you the opportunity to experience running a train on a large layout without the expense of constructing one. You can run that longer consist, or experience the excitement of running one of the larger locomotives.

Click Here for additional information. (Adobe Reader Required)




Storage Lockers For Rent

Available now for rent.
Temperature controlled 48-49 sq ft with 6 ft 6 inch ceiling. 75.00 per month.
6 new smaller lockers have been constructed. These new lockers are 30"H x 30"W x 16"D. They are each $15.00 per month. See a board member for rental arrangements.


Directions to the Club House

The address of the club house is 1311 Schoolhouse Road New Lenox , IL 60451-3279

Click Here For a Map of the Area

From all directions:
Take I-80 to US 30, New Lenox, Maple Ave. exit
Turn right/east on US 30 and go 3.5 miles to Schoolhouse Road (Walgreens on corner).
Turn right/south and go 1 mile to street address 21601-27.
Turn right at the Fairfield Industrial Condos sign (Camelot Homes is on top) and go down that road about 200 yards.
Turn Right at the 2nd set of buildings. We are units 3 and 4 (west side).

If you cross railroad tracks on Schoolhouse Rd. you have gone about 300-400 yards too far.


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Member's Corner

By-Laws
By-Laws Amendment May 3, 2014
Election Rules
Internet Usage Policy
Membership Rules
Officer and Director Indemnity Policy
Petitioning of CLRC Board of Directors Policy
Policy on Minors
Publication Policies and Procedures
Storage Locker Rental Terms


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7/10/2007
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Lionel Catalogs

Lionel Volume 2 Catalog 2014


Lionel 2014 Signature Catalog

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Club History
Module Construction
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Latest Photos

Mortgage Burning
2014 Annual Winter Party
Christmas Open Houses 2013
Belt Line West Op. Control Panel 1/2013
Layout Photos May 2012

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