The Piedmont Division serves the Atlanta, Georgia area within the Southeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association. The National Model Railroad Association is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.

Visit to the Georgia Northeastern Railroad Headquarters

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

A tour of the Georgia Northeastern RR headquarters in Marietta has been arranged for interested Piedmont Division members.  The tour includes a visit to the dispatcher's area and a photo shoot in the GNRR yard.

The tour begins at 10:30 AM, Thursday, October 9.   GNRR requires a list of names of those attending prior to entering the property.  Those interested in attending must contact Joe Gelmini before the tour date to be added to the list.

Due to limited parking at GNRR, we will be restricted to about 6 cars, so car pooling is recommended.   

Joe's contact information and tour details are available in the tour schedule.


Fall Model and Photo Contests

The Fall 2014 Model and Photo contests will be held during the October 2014 meeting at the Elk's Lodge in Tucker. 

Please bring models and photos, along with contest forms and other paperwork, to the contest room beginning at 7:00.

For questions about the Model Contest, contact AP Chair Randall Watson at  For questions about the Photo Contest, contact Photo Contest Chair Paul Voelker at

Download a copy of the NMRA contest form.

Strategic Planning Meeting

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

The 2014 Strategic Planning Meeting will be held Saturday,October 4, 2014.

11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church
189 Church St
Marietta, GA 30060

Notice of Elections

The Piedmont Division will hold 2014 Board of Directors elections Tuesday, November 11, 2014 during the general meeting at The Elks Lodge, 1775 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA  30084.

Click for the list of candidates and additional information.  

Timetable - Q3, 2014

  • 33 Scouts Earn Merit Badges
  • Our Piedmont Eagle Soars
  • Be a Pilgrimage Participant 
  • Division Elections coming in Nov. 5 
  • AP Recognitions 
  • PD members Elected to SER Board
  • Train’in Camp features Operations 
  • 10 Commandments for Freight Yards 
  • You Might be a Model Railroader
  • Diane Kittendorf wins Train Art Raffle
  • Tom Gordon’s Getting Wired "Turnout Wiring Standards" 
  • Scott Chatfield’s Back Shop "Quick upgrades to older freight cars" 
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