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Baden Powell Modular Railroad Club
Downers Grove, Illinois
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List of some of our past layouts

Date(s) Location Number of Modules Size in Scale Miles
? Old Egghead store in Darien 30 1.920
8/24/1996 Lyons Township High School 20 1.430
12/2/1996 Faith United Church 16 1.157
3/15/1997 Lyons Township High School 22 1.550
1/16/1999 Post 9911 train show 16 1.157
2/20/1999 to 2/21/1999 Spring Hill Mall 22 1.354
3/20/1999 Lyons Township High School 22 1.240
4/17/1999 Louis Joliet Mall - Scout show 26 1.512
Nov. 1999 to
Jan 2000
Store on Main St., Downers Grove 12 0.914
1/15/2000 St. Paul open house 30 1.750
2/19/2000
2/20/2000
Spring Hill Mall 30 2.000
3/11/2000 Chili Supper 16 1.168
5/12/2000 Three Fires Scout Show 20 1.122
10/ 2000 to
10/ /2000
National Model and Hobby Show 24 1.254
12/5/2000 to
1/10/2001
Old train store, Downers Grove 12 0.904
2/24/2001 to
2/25/2001
Oswego High School 27 1.580
2/24/2001
2/25/2001
Spring Hill Mall - Rail-A-Rama 25 1.450
3/17/2001 Lyons Township High School 30 1.779
3/24/2001 Boxcar Pasta Dinner 18 1.373
5/12/2001 Three Fires Scout Show 18 1.383
9/8/2001 to
9/9/2001
International Model and Hobby Expo 31 1.845
11/3/2001 St. Pauls Church open house 30 1.354
11/20/2001 to
01/5/2002
Holiday display in Downers Grove Store Front 42 2.882
1/12/2002 Oswego High School 25 1.355
2/2/2002 Boxcar Pasta Dinner 24 1.696
2/16/2002
2/17/2002
Spring Hill Mall - Rail-A-Rama 2.310
3/16/2002 Lyons Township High School 38 2.340
5/11/2002 Three Fires Council Scout-O-Rama
38 1.288
6/27/2002 to
6/30/2002
Downers Grove Heritage Fest 16 0.893
9/8/2002 International Model and Hobby Expo 18 1.025
9/15/2002 Venture-rama 14 1.136
12/7/2002 to
12/8/2002
Cantigny 26 1.540
11/30/2002 to
1/4/2003
Holiday display in Downers Grove Store Front 14 1.136
2/1/2003 Boxcar Pasta Dinner 16 1.696
2/15/2003
2/16/2003
Spring Hill Mall 32 1.995
3/15/2003 Lyons Township High School 34 2.127
5/10/2003 Three Fires Council Scout-O-Rama 29 1.893
6/28/2003 to
6/29/2003
Downers Grove Hertiage Fest 12 .914
11/28/2003 to
1/4/2004
Downers Grove Holiday Display 14 1.14
1/31/2004 6th Annual Boxcar Pasta Supper 20 1.54
3/13/2004 Lyons Township High School Train Show 29 2.283
3/27/2004 Scouting's Super Saturday 16 1.229
3/13/2004 X-treme Scouting 29 2.283
6/23/2004 to
6/27/2004
Downers Grove Hertiage Fest 12 .988
10/14/2004 to 10/17/2004 International Model and Hobby Expo 2004 32 2.43
02/05/2005 7th Annual Boxcar Pasta Supper 22 1.5648
02/19/2005 to
02/21/2005
DuPage Children's Museum 18 1.3
06/23/2005 to
06/26/2005
Downers Grove Heritage Fest 12 0.988
07/30/2005 to
07/31/2005
Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village 20 1.372
09/24/2005 to
09/25/2005
Southland Train Show 25 1.9292
2/4/2006 Pasta Dinner 22 1.56
2/11/2006 to 2/12/2006 Rail-A-Rama 24 1.86
Feb 2006 DuPage Children's Museum 18 1.3
5/21/2006 3rd Annual Homewood Railfest 20 1.6
6/22/2006 to 6/25/2006 Downers Grove Heritage Fest 14 1.12
7/29/2006 & 7/30/2006 Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village Model Train Extravaganza 26 1.996
10/1/2006 Southland Train Show 20 1.6
10/19/2006 to 10/22/2006 22th Annual International Model & Hobby Expo 16 1.18
Nov & Dec 2006 Holiday Display in Downers Grove 25 1.33
2/3/2007 9th Annual Boxcar Pasta Supper 22 1.56
2/9/2007 to 2/10/2007 Rail-A-Rama at Charlestowne Mall in St Charles 28 2.38
7/28/2007 to 7/29/2007 Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village Model Train Extravaganza 18 1.3
Sep 22-23, 2007 Southland Model Railroad Show 22 1.66
Feb 2-3, 2008 Rail-A-Rama at Charlestowne Mall 26 1.929
June 26-29, 2008 Downers Grove Heritage Fest 26 1.85
July 26-27, 2008 Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village Model Train Extravaganza 24 1.85
Oct 16-19, 2008 24th Annual International Model Hobby Show 16 1.23
Oct 25-26, 2008 Southland Model Railroad Show 24 1.85
Feb 7-8, 2009 Rail-A-Rama at Charlestowne Mall 26 1.95
3/28/2009 Lyons Township High School Train Show 26 1.93
July 25-26, 2009 Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village Model Train Extravaganza 1.73
Sept 19-20, 2009 7th Annual Southland Model Railroad Show 24 1.86
Oct 22-25, 2009 25th Annual International Model Hobby Show 16 1.69
1/23/2010 Train Show in Darien 16 1.168
Feb 6-7, 2010 Rail-A-Rama at Charlestowne Mall 26 1.882
2/20/2010 Boxcar Pasta Supper 28 2.067
3/26/2010 Lyons Township High School Train Show 26 1.98
5/16/2010 8th Annual Homewood Railfest 16 1.16
7/3/2010 1st Annual Railroad Show at Plowmanís Park in Big Rock, IL 18 1.29
July 24-25, 2010 Blackberry Farm and Pioneer Village Model Train Extravaganza 20 1.59
Oct 20-24, 2010 26th Annual International Model Hobby Show 16 1.16
Oct 25-26, 2010 9th Annual Southland Model Railroad Show 22 1.73
Jan 29-30, 2011 Wheaton Museum Model Railroad Show 18 1.17
Feb 5-6, 2011 Rail-A-Rama at Charlestowne Mall 26 1.88
4/2/2011 Pasta Dinner 22 1.5


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