MSSLS LLC

Dedicated to sharing our great hobby with others, our members setup portable tracks at different events to run Small Scale Live Steam Locomotives.

Last Updated on October 25, 2014


 

Next Scheduled Steamupů.

"Gratiot Valley Train Show"

November 1 - 2, 2014

Gibraltar Trade Center North

Mt. Clemens, Michigan

See the future events page for further details.

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Please visit our Steamup Report page for past event information.

 


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The MSSLS is now 28 members strong.
We are very proud of the group we have formed and look forward to sharing our hobby with others for many years to come.

  We encourage out-of-town and other non-members to come and share any of the 10 to 12 Steamups we host each year.

 

We've made it, 10 years plus and counting!  MSSLS celebrates over 10 years of making steam.

See pictures of our first public appearance June 14, 2003 HERE.

Future Events

 2014

2015

Steamup Reports & Photos

Past Events

Getting Started

FAQ's

MSSLS Membership

About Us

 

 

Members Only

 

Want to learn how you can get started in this great hobby?  Read our Getting Started pages for honest answers and references to other good sites on the Internet.

MSSLS Steamup Guidelines


Photographs by Jim Coplan. Used by permission.

Founding Fathers Updates

Founders Trivia: Did you know:

Club web master Fred Gandolfi played music professionally from 1970 to 1976.  He played bass guitar, alto and tenor saxophone as well as some keyboards.

High School         College Band

    

Crosswinds Band

1974              1975

    

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That all seven founding fathers were once members of the Lakeshore Garden Railway Club?  We were known as "The Dark Side" because we were all live steamers!

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Press Coverage

Bob Weltyk TV coverage from Shay Days 2014

Fritz Brohn press coverage from Huckleberry Railroad 2013

Fred Gandolfi press coverage from Huckleberry Railroad 2012

Tom Myers gets press coverage from the Troy Train Show and,

 Press coverage from the 2013 Mt. Pleasant Train Show

 and Flea Market  The Morning Sun Press Coverage

Best Photo Of

 "Roscommon Train Fest"

Bob Winkels Beam Locomotive

Submit your favorite photo from the last event.  One will be chosen for posting here.

The MSSLS is a 100% NMRA Club and we are proud to be affiliated with such a great organization that promotes our hobby. 

Visit the NMRA at:
http://www.nmra.org

The MSSLS is affiliated with and a supporter of the World's Greatest Hobby organization.

Visit them at:
http://www.greatesthobby.com

Latest Changes - Added 2015 tentative schedule.

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