Music City


A day of model railroading in metro Nashville!

Make plans to attend the 2022 Music City Mini-Meet!

When: Saturday October 8, 2022
Where: Auditorium in the Rutherford County Agricultural building of the Lane Agri-Park complex,
315 John R Rice Blvd # 101, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Doors open at 8:00 am (Central Time!) with presentations starting at 9:00 am!

The Fall 2022 SER-NMRA Board of Directors Meeting and the Membership Annual Meeting will be held at 9:00 AM Central, (10:00 AM Eastern).

The Mini-Meet is a model railroading event to spark your hobby efforts and meet local enthusiasts. Presentations will be given through the day.

Bring a recent project or two for the model display room. Download a model display card PDF to identify your work.

NMRA Achievement Program judging will be available.


Registration is only $5!

It's the best hobby deal in Tennessee!

Registration is cash only at the door. Please bring a fiver!

Register now to attend the Music City Mini-Meet, sponsored by the Cumberland Division, SER, NMRA.

Tentative Presentation Schedule:

9:00 am - Tom Schmidt - Northeastern Steam images of the 1930s and 40s (Room One)

9:30 am - Tim Humphrey - The URB Project: A modern (inexpensive) DC Railway Management solution (Room One)

9:00 am - SER BOD meeting (Room Two)

10:15 am - Ed Minnich - Arduino DCC system in a box for under $50 (Room One)

10:15 am - George Gilbert - NMRA Achievement Program review (Room Two)

11:30 am to 1:00 pm - Lunch Break

1:15 pm - Walt Liles - Georgia Port Authority Mason Mega Rail Project (Room One)

1:15 pm - Craig Laing and TN T-Trak - Prince, WV: Prototype Modeling using T-TRAK (Room Two)

2:30 pm - Larry Smith - Researching and Modeling the Strates Carnival Train (Room One)

2:30 pm - John Wark - NC&StL West of Nashville (Room Two)

3:45 pm - Charlie Vlk - What, Why, Who, Where, When, and How of Operations (Room One)

3:45 pm - Eric Hansmann - Weathering Tips (Room Two)

5:00 pm - Closing event


Doors open at 8:00 am (Central Time) and presentations begin at 9:00 am.



The Music City Mini-Meet is hosted by the Cumberland Division of the Southeastern Region, NMRA.

Page updated 10/07/2022