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Photo: Gene Coffman's Mound City & Western Model Railroad by Dale DeWitt

The Great Plains Joint Line

The Thousand Lakes Region (TLR) is joining forces with the Mid-Continent Region (MCoR) for a combined convention in Ames, Iowa from May 18th through the 21st. The joint convention will allow both regions to see what other areas do and meet some new people.

For further information, click below

  • Facility
  • Timetable
  • Limestone mine tour
  • Boone Scenic Valley RR
  • Contests
  • Clinics
  • Train Show
  • Door Prizes
  • Layout Tours
  • Non Rail Events
  • Banquet
  • Registration


Quality Inn Ames
2601 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010
Phone: (515) 232-9260 or (800)-521-2121
Fax: (515) 232-9260

Situated on the East side of Ames, with easy access to Interstate 35 and Highway 30, the Quality Inn provides all meeting and lodging requirements under one roof.

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