In General
Getting Here


In General

Location / Name:
the Mid-Michigan Railroad Club, Marshall MI

What's Here:
"Live Steam" 1/8 Scale Model Railroad
Camping available, call the Turkeyville campgrounds for cost and availability: 269-781-4293

18935 15-1/2 Mile Rd
GPS Coordinates: 42.348355, -84.997398
Phone A/C: 269
ZIP: 49068

Access by train/transit:

The Scoop:

Dating back to 1985, the group got it's start on the grounds of Aluminum Extrusions in nearby Charlotte MI.  That only lasted a year before the plant closed down.  One of the members, Wayne Karn, approached the folks at Turkeyville, and they were excited at the prospect and signed a contract.  They now have over a mile of track, with several sidings so they can run mixed freight and passenger service at the same time, and are working at enlarging the operations so that they may have card order meets.  More info is here:

none yet.....

Websites and other additional information sources of interest for the area:

Aerial shots were taken from either Google Maps or as noted.  Screen captures are made with Snagit, a Techsmith product... a great tool if you have never used it! 

Getting Here

The railroad and campgrounds is at exit 42 off of I-69, north of the junction with I-94, east of Battle Creek MI.






I love trains, and I love signals.  I am not an expert.  My webpages reflect what I find on the topic of the page.  This is something I have fun with while trying to help others. 

Please Note:  Since the main focus of my two websites is railroad signals, the railfan guides are oriented towards the signal fan being able to locate them.  For those of you into the modeling aspect of our hobby, my indexa page has a list of almost everything railroad oriented I can think of to provide you with at least a few pictures to help you detail your pike.

If this is a railfan page, every effort has been made to make sure that the information contained on this map and in this railfan guide is correct.  Once in a while, an error may creep in, :-)

My philosophy: Pictures and maps are worth a thousand words, especially for railfanning.  Text descriptions only get you so far, especially if you get lost or disoriented.  Take along good maps.... a GPS is OK to get somewhere, but maps are still better if you get lost!  I belong to AAA, which allows you to get local maps for free when you visit the local branches.  ADC puts out a nice series of county maps for the Washington DC area, but their state maps do not have the railroads on them.  If you can find em, I like the National Geographic map book of the U.S..... good, clear, and concise graphics, and they do a really good job of showing you where tourist type attractions are, although they too lack the railroads.  Other notes about specific areas will show up on that page if known.

By the way, floobydust is a term I picked up 30-40 years ago from a National Semiconductor data book, and means miscellaneous and/or other stuff.

Pictures and additional information is always needed if anyone feels inclined to take 'em, send 'em, and share 'em, or if you have something to add or correct.... credit is always given! BE NICE!!! Contact info is here

Beware: If used as a source, ANYTHING from Wikipedia must be treated as being possibly being inaccurate, wrong, or not true.


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