Announcing RPM Conference at Indy Junction 2022

Announcing RPM Conference at Indy Junction 2022

There may not be an RPM Chicagoland this year, but planning is underway for an event that combines the best of the Chicagoland model, with a full blown regional convention. Make plans today to join us at Indy Junction 2022! This is a full RPM Conference, meaning 3...
2021 RPM Chicagoland Cancelled

2021 RPM Chicagoland Cancelled

From Frank Hodina at the Resin Car Works Blog: Resin Car Works honcho, Frank Hodina, had been working on the RPM Chicagoland event for several months. He had found a great new venue at a reasonable cost. But the site has not relaxed their COVID-19 policies. Sadly, we...

Virtual RPM: Hindsight 20/20 7.0 February 20, 2021

Ted Culotta, Hunter Hughson, and Ryan Mendell are hosting great virtual RPM events. Loads of fun and none of the travel costs! Ok, so we would love to see everyone in person again, but while in-person events take a hiatus, these are a great way to get inspired and...

Virtual RPM: Hindsight 20/20 6.0

Ted Culotta, Hunter Hughson, and Ryan Mendell are hosting great virtual RPM events. Loads of fun and none of the travel costs! Ok, so we would love to see everyone in person again, but while in-person events take a hiatus, these are a great way to get inspired and...

2020 Announcement

UPDATE AUGUST 2020: Due to COVID-19 restrictions in Illinois, large events cannot be held at this time. Frank has made the tough decision to cancel the 2020 event. Look for a return in 2021. For the past four years Katie and I, plus a dedicated group of volunteers,...
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....