2024 Fall Trip details AVAILABLE HERE
**Thursday, Sept 19 – Monday, Sept 23**
*Reservations requested as soon as possible*
seats still available

Day Trip – Age of Steam Roundhouse – Thursday, Sept 19th
Details here

We run trains in our gardens

The Columbus Garden Railway Society (CGRS) is a unique,  organization whose goals are to have fun with garden railroading and the sharing of information.  We have no formal organization, constitution or by-laws. We are simply an informal gathering of people interested in gardening and railroading. 

Our only rule is the 10-foot rule, which loosely translates to “If it looks good from 10 feet away, then it is good enough”. 

 Membership in the Columbus Garden Railway Society (CGRS) is open to anyone. While the name of our organization refers to garden railroading, ownership of a garden railroad is not necessary. Many of our members have a G-scale railroad in their garden or yard, others may have one in their basement or other room of their home, and yet others may choose to not have one at all. That is not important. What is important is that all of our members share a common interest in the hobby.

 Benefits of Columbus Garden Railway Society (CGRS) membership include an informative monthly newsletter (sample newsletter), monthly meetings at host railroads, the multi-club tour, and the fall foliage trip. Meetings may include presentations or clinics on various aspects of modeling, gardening, railroading, electronics, or controls. Guests are always welcome. For more information go to the membership page or contact the Columbus Garden Railway Society (CGRS) membership at membership@thecgrs.org

Large Scale Live

Sunday – June 30th   7:00 PM (eastern)
(next show  Sunday, July 28th)
PIKO America Current Offerings, New Products & More with Guest Jonathan Meador


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•Upcoming G Scale Events: Train Shows, Tours & Open Houses
•G Scale Product Announcements/updates

•Jonathan Meador: Who he is, what he does and how he got started in Model Trains
• PIKO America: New & existing G scale products. 
•Q&A with Jonathan Meador: Ask Jonathan your PIKO related questions 

Who’s who in CGRS

Newsletter related business,
articles and classified ads
JoAnne Hamblin

Principal Business Contact
Bill Logan

Bills and Invoices
Lisa Dove

Meeting hosts
Bob Duggan

Bob Collins

Address Changes
Bob Collins

Traveling / Display Layout
Doug Kruest

General Information
Kent Kloes

Kent Kloes


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