2017 Mini-Kit: CGW 1937 AAR Boxcar

2017 Mini-Kit: CGW 1937 AAR Boxcar

The 2017 rendition of the Mini-Kit was offered in four different scales! First, Jason Kliewer’s 3D cad model of a Pullman Standard “Carbuilders” end was the basis for new resin ends in each scale. The ends were 3D printed, and then combined with...
2016 Mini-Kit: B&O M-15k

2016 Mini-Kit: B&O M-15k

2016 marked the return of the Mini-Kit to RPM Chicagoland. The car was a conversion of the Fox Valley Models B&O M-53 wagon top boxcar into an earlier M-15k rebuild. The M-15k’s featured a notched side sill, while resin conversion parts were developed with...
2019 Mini-Kit: Illinois Central 16000-series Boxcar

2019 Mini-Kit: Illinois Central 16000-series Boxcar

At this year’s event, IC Mini-kits that were mastered by Frank Hodina, cast by Tom Madden, with decals drawn by Ken Soroos, were gifted to the first 100 early bird registrants. An N scale kit was also produced by Mike Skibbe for the first 25 N scale attendees....
2019 Attendee Program Posted

2019 Attendee Program Posted

Following another successful RPM Chicagoland, we’re pleased to share the Attendee Program digitally. We also have several presentations and handouts which were kindly shared by our presenters. Check it all out at: 2019 RPM Program Complete

Day 3: Saturday

Welcome to the third day of RPM Chicagoland. Today is a great day to visit for a one-day admission if you have been stuck at work and are local. $35 at the registration desk. Clinics kick off again at 9:00 AM. The door prize drawing will take place at 1:00 PM. The RPM...