Charleston Area Model Railroad Club
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YouTube Model Railroaders
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National Model Railroad Association
The National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) is a non-profit organization for those involved in the hobby or business of model railroading. It was founded in the United States in 1935, and is also active in Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.

Railroad Museums & Scenic Railways

Fire Up 611
In 2013, the Virginia Museum of Transportation formed the Fire Up 611 Committee to begin restoration work on the Class J steam locomotive Norfolk and Western 611. In 2015, after two years and countless hours of work, the fire was lit and the 611 was returned to operation.

North Carolina Transportation Museum
The North Carolina Transportation Museum is located on the site of what was once Southern Railway Company's largest steam locomotive repair facility. The site features an authentic train depot, antique automobiles, & a 37-bay Roundhouse that includes 25 locomotives, dozens of rail cars & other exhibit areas. The museum offers seasonal train rides, tours, & special events throughout the year.

The Virginia Museum of Transportation
The Museum’s collection includes approximately 2,500 objects, including more than 50 pieces of rolling stock—locomotives and other rail cars—including the largest collection of diesel locomotives in the South. The Museum has expanded its collection to include automotive, aviation, transit, and other artifacts and frequently exhibits loaned objects.