Trainfest is everything trains but not all trains are “operating” – some are shown in “still life.” That’s what we call a “Display.” It’s also the category to learn more about the hobby.

Trainfest Displays

(Displays confirmed for 2017 marked with *)

All Aboard Wisconsin *

Bedell Memorial Layout & Display *

Blomberg Circus Display * (NEW for 2017!)

Chicago Area Garden RR Society *

Trainfest Celebrate-a-Railroad: Soo Line *

Dave Evans Display (NEW for 2017!)

Depots by John *

East Troy Railroad Museum *

Great Circus Trains Display *

Gutzmer Demo

Illinois Railway Museum

Iowa Pacific RR

John Drescher * (NEW for 2017!)

Jansen Display

Kiekhofer’s Vintage Trains & Toys *

Lake Superior Railroad Museum *

Mid Continent RR Museum

Milwaukee Electric RR & Transit Hist

Model RR Club of Milwaukee *

Motorcycle & Model RR Museum *

National Railroad Museum *

North American Prototype Modelers *

Operation Lifesaver *

Rodbro Locomotive Simulator (NEW for 2017!)

Society of SE WI Land Surveyors *

SS Edmund Fitzgerald *

Steel Mill Modeling SIG

Stonefield Historic Site * (NEW for 2017!)

Syverson Display (NEW for 2017!)

Timm Demonstrations

Wisconsin Great Northern RR *

WISE Division NMRA * (This is the organization responsible for bringing Trainfest to life.)

World of Model Trains and Industry