Club Awards and Media Recogniztion

Club Award Highlights

The club has earned several awards throughout the years.  Below are some highlights.


2016 Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Model Railroad Show - Best in Show

At the 2016 Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Model Railroad Show presented by the Connecticut Valley Model Railroad Club, the club was excited to be awarded the "Best in Show" for the modular layout we displayed.

2014 National Train Show - First Place Module Group

At the 2014 National Train Show in Cleveland, OH, the club was excited to earn a First Place Award in the module group category.  The entire 16'x36' layout was entered in the contest.

2007 NMRA Webmaster's Choice Award

For several years, the NMRA was recognizing model railroad websites.  Our club's was recognized as the Webmaster Choice in 2007.

1989 Walthers Showmanship Award

To recognize the numerous modular club around the country, Walther's provided Showmanship Awards to club's who actively promoted the hobby of model railroading to the public.  Walther's would provide a car to the club to celebrate the club's efforts.  Below is the 1989 Walther's Showmanship Award Car.

Club Publications and Media Credits

The club has been featured in numerous media outlets throughout the years.  Below are some highlights.

On Track - Photo
April 19, 2015 - Valley News

Amherst Railway Train Show Photo Gallery - Photos
January 29, 2015 - West Springfield Record

First Place Module Group Photo Gallery - Photo Gallery, pg. 27
September 2014 - NMRA Bulletin

Train Tour Stops Here - Photo
August 8, 2013 - Review Times

National Train Show Segment - TV News Segment
July 8, 2009 - WTNH News 8

The Train Show - Episode #30 - TV Episode
Winter 2006 - The Train Show

The Right Side of the Tracks - Article
December 2004 - The Day/Entertainment This Week

Future Engineer - Photo
March 14, 2004 - The Day

The Mohegan and Pequot Railroad Club - Feature Article
April 1997 - O Gauge Railroading

Model Railroad Buffs Pay Attention to Details - Article
December 16, 1996 - The Day

A Model of Quality on Track - Article
March 19, 1996 - Norwich Bulletin

Avery Point Display - Photo
December 21-28, 1995 - The Day/Entertainment This Week

Show Offs - Photo
October 17, 1995 - The Day

Avery Point Display - Photo
January 13-19, 1994 - The Day/Entertainment This Week

Model Railroad Show on Track - Article
Jan. 10-24, 1994 - The Resident

It's a Miniature World After All For Train Buff - Article
Dec 1993-Jan 1994 - The Resident

Rail Crossing - Photo
December 29, 1993 - The Day

Christmas Express - Feature Article
December 23-29, 1993 - The Day/Entertainment This Week

Railroad Buffs Believe in Mohegan & Pequot Line - Article
December 30, 1991 - Norwich Bulletin

Wishing - Photo
December 12, 1990 - Norwich Bulletin

Wide Eyed Wonder - Photo
December 21, 1989 - The Day

An Eye-Level View of Trains and a Model Community - Article
December 25, 1988 - New York Times

All Aboard - Photo
December 1986 - The Day