About the Rock River Valley Division

The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) was organized in 1935. NMRA's purposes are to set technical standards for model trains and to foster fellowship among model railroaders. NMRA is split into 17 geographic regions. The Midwest Region (MWR), established in 1945, includes northern Illinois, western Indiana, western Kentucky, eastern and central Wisconsin, and upper and southeast Michigan. It has the largest membership of of any NMRA region. The MWR is divided into 11 geographic divisions, Rock River Valley Division being one of them.

The Rock River Valley Division was chartered in 1967, and consists of Green and Rock counties in Wisconsin, Boone, Jo Davies, Ogle, DeKalb, Stephenson, Lee, Whiteside, and Winnebago counties in Illinois. RRVD meets are usually held the first Sunday of the month, September through May. For more information on meets, see the Events page.

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