Join us at the 77th Annual NMRA National Convention:
Grand Rails 2012 …
Discover why the theme of Grand Rails 2012 is:
"Traditions and the Future: Sustaining, Applying, and Expanding Our Traditions to secure the future of Model Railroading."
In just one intensive week, you'll come away with necessary skills, resourceful connections, and solid ideas both tried & true and new & improved to help you build your dream model railroad.
At Grand Rails 2012, you'll find fascinating and valuable content such as:
More than 70 high quality layouts that will be open for your inspection, self-guided so you can visit them on your own schedule and stay as long as you like.
More than 120 experts will be presenting 200+ sessions on subjects ranging from the basics of benchwork construction to computerized operations and everything in between.
It’s a week full of clinics and work shops that will include three full days featuring experts from all over the world..
Experience and learn operations by Time Table and Train Order when you sign up for the Operations Road Show.
Attend special events all week including:
The Layout Design and Operations Special interest Group layout tour and clinics.
Enjoy prototype tours to a wide variety of venues, a welcome reception, an entertaining awards banquet, a long list of general interest activities and the National Train Show.
Grand Rails 2012 is the crossroads of all things Model Railroading where you can exchange ideas, renew old friendships and make new ones.
Join us in Grand Rapids, MI July 29-Aug. 4, 2012 as we redefine the present to secure the future of our wonderful hobby.
If you're not at Grand Rails 2012, you're missing a grand experience. Register today, at: http://www.gr2012.org