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3 Rivers Division
North Central Region/NMRA
NMRA - National Model Railroad Association
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The North Central Region of the NMRA
Division 3 is part of the North Central Region, which encompasses all of the lower peninsula of Michigan except Berrien County, the Eastern upper peninsula of Michigan, Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana. The North Central Region publishes a quarterly newsletter, called The HotBox, that is available online.
The National Model Railroad Association
The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA), an organization of model railroaders, advances the worldwide scale model railroading community through education and standards as well as advocacy and fellowship.
OPSIG - Operations Special Interest Group
CIRROPS (Central Indiana Railroad Operators) is a group of like-minded model railroaders in Central Indiana who share an interest in prototypical operations. Its purpose is to promote operations in the division and the model railroad hobby. It is sponsored by the Central Indiana Division, Midwest Region, NMRA.
The Operations Special Interest Group
The principal purpose of the Operations Special Interest Group (OPSIG) is to discuss, develop and disseminate ways of operating model railroads to realistically emulate practices of the prototype.
Fort Wayne Area
Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
Home of Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive #765.
Fort Wayne Railfan
Although somewhat dated, this site is a comprehensive guide to Fort Wayne and surrounding areas.
The Internet Railroad Directory - Guide to 19,000 rail-related websites including train travel, model railroading, railfan resources, train simulators, and railroad industry sites.