Dedicated to sharing our great hobby with others, our members setup portable tracks at different events to run Small Scale Live Steam Locomotives.

Last Updated on November 3, 2015

Next Scheduled Steamups….

"A Train Show - 12th Anniversary"

See the future events page for further details.

2016 Event schedule coming soon!


Please visit our Steamup Report page for past event information.


The MSSLS is now 27 members strong.
We are very proud of the group we have formed and look forward to sharing our hobby with others for many years to come.

  We encourage out-of-town and other non-members to come and share any of the 10 to 12 Steamups we host each year.


We've made it, 10 years plus and counting!  MSSLS celebrates over 10 years of making steam.

See pictures of our first public appearance June 14, 2003 HERE.

Future Events



Steamup Reports & Photos

Past Events

Getting Started


MSSLS Membership

About Us



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Want to learn how you can get started in this great hobby?  Read our Getting Started pages for honest answers and references to other good sites on the Internet.

MSSLS Steamup Guidelines

Photographs by Jim Coplan. Used by permission.

News..... We're in the process of updating the look of our home page.  Changes will be incorporated in the next month or two.  Stay tuned for the new look, and new information.






Press Coverage

Bob Weltyk TV coverage from Shay Days 2014

Fritz Brohn press coverage from Huckleberry Railroad 2013

Fred Gandolfi press coverage from Huckleberry Railroad 2012

Tom Myers gets press coverage from the Troy Train Show and,

 Press coverage from the 2013 Mt. Pleasant Train Show

 and Flea Market  The Morning Sun Press Coverage

Best Photo Of



Submit your favorite photo from the last event.  One will be chosen for posting here.

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Latest Changes - Added 2016 Events Page.

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