Photo of the Young Building during the 2011 Railroad Hobby Show.

The next Railroad Hobby Show is January 28 and 29, 2017 - Visit the official show website >

Model of New York Central Steam Locomotive on the Chengo Branch.

A New York Central freight passes the Chenango, NY, train station on the Central New York Modelers HO scale modular layout. | Photo by Jim Spavins.


Welcome to a Tribute to Springfield - a tribute to the northeast's largest model railroad show. This unofficial site is dedicated to preserving the show's history and sharing the stories of the people behind the show.  In addition, a 2-rail O scale layout is being constructed to celebrate a number of anniversaries occurring over the next several years.

Take a look around the site to learn more about the:

If you'd like to contribute, check out the materials we are still searching for on the contribute page.  Thanks for stopping by!

The next Railroad Hobby Show is:

January 28 and 29, 2017 - Eastern States Exposition

The O Scale Layout will be on display at:

National Train Show July 8-10, 2016, Indianapolis, IN

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