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Several times a year the OCSMR goes out into the community to share the hobby.  Depending on the size of the venue, the OCSMR will bring  large, medium, or small operating layouts for display. 

Additionally throughout the year, members of the OCSMR will loan their trains for static displays as well. 

To read and see how the OCSMR shares this hobby with the community, please read the links below.

Asbury Park Press: Train Show at the O.C. Historical Society

Abury Park Press: Photos from Historical Society

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Lakewood Historical Museum
500 Country Club Drive
Lakewood Pine Park
Lakewood, NJ 08701

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The Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders

Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders The Ocean County Society of Model Railroaders is looking to expand our “HO and “O” membership.  We have been around since 1987 and we have 2 large permanent layouts at our layouts at our location in Lakewood, New Jersey.

If you are new to model railroading or have been active in the past, please stop by and see how we operate.  Many of you have moved here from other areas and are looking for something to occupy your time.  Perhaps you had a layout in your former home, but no longer have the room in your new home.  By joining The OCSMR, you can stay active in the hobby without taking up room in your home.

We meet every Tuesday and Friday evenings at 6:30pm until 10:00pm.  Our location is in the basement of the Lakewood Historical Museum, 500 Country Club Drive, Lakewood Pine Park, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Follow the signs for the Lakewood Historical Museum once you turn into Pine Park. Dues are $20.00 per month with an initiation fee of $25.00 and includes a name tag. Also, you can pre-pay 6 month dues twice per year for $110, a savings of $20 which are due by Feb.28 and July 31.

 

 


Layouts Our club has is two operating layouts, an “HO” scale layout and an “O” gauge layout.  The “HO” is DCC controlled using NCE operating system. It is currently set up so that multiple trains can run continuously. The “O” gauge layout is a three rail operation using conventional transformer controls as well as the Lionel Legacy And Trainmaster Command Control Systems and MTH DCS- Digital Command System. The O gauge set up permits you to operate any 3 rail trains from 1900 to present with a transformer handle, a cab-1, a cab-2, a MTH remote commander and a DCS remote. Any of the 4 remotes enable you to have walk-around operation of your trains on our layout.

The layout is a work in progress - And we have need of individuals with various skills, from track work to scenery, carpentry to wiring.  If you have these skills, come on down!  If you do not have these skills, we will teach you! We have several hundred feet of main line as well as many siding and passing tracks. The club owns the layouts and power supplies.  You bring your own trains.  Or you can run one of the club trains.

Several of our members have operating “G” Gauge layouts in their yards and this is an area that the club is exploring as a future endeavor. We encourage folks to visit our layouts if you live in the area or are traveling through the New Jersey area.

Please call (732)363-7799 for club information or visit our website- www.oscmr.com.

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