Announcing our First Open House!

The Rockledge Model Railroad Museum proudly announces its first open house in our Rockledge home. Our sister group AWL is bringing their modules to our building on Sunday September 13 from 2 to 8 PM. We will have trains running and for the first time we will no longer have to imagine what trains look like in our future museum. The annual Rockledge Car Show starts at 4 PM, so plan to attend both.

Our physical address is 323 Montgomery Av Rockledge PA 19046. Parking is on the street. Be kind to our neighbors and keep their driveways clear. Along with plenty of railroad action, we will have some displays and added attractions. Our Gatsme members will be glad to show you the improvements we have made over the last year. Admission is free. A donation to our building fund would be most welcome and can be tax deductible if you get a receipt from us.

Some Samples of what you will see:

For directions, go to the Directions Page.



The Fourth of July in Rockledge

 

 

 

After the parade, we had an open house and hosted over 50 people to see our progress. We received many compliments
on the building looking better than it ever has. One lady said that the outside looked like a train station. THAT was what we
were going for!!!

In September, Rockledge has a car show. We hope to have another open house then with trains running! Stay tuned for updates.


Celebrating our first year in Rockledge!

 

P.O. Box 154
Rockledge, PA 19046


Night time view with the new lights over the 'windows'.
 
In April of 2014, Gatsme took possession of our building in Rockledge. With thanks to our many friends that donated tools, materials and funds, we have restored the building to good order. At the end of the year we received approval to build two modern ADA bathrooms. That construction project is underway. Our friends and members donated wood, electrical components, pipe and fittings. We need additional dollars to buy the plumbing fixtures, tile and a water fountain (required by code). Please consider making a donation on our PayPal page. We are a 501 (c) (3) charity and your donation may be tax deductible. All of us thank you for your help and support.

See the News Page for Year 1 accomplishments 2014

See the Renovation page for latest Pics.

See GATSME IV RR Design page for current design proposals.


Please visit the Rockledge Model Railroad Museum Web site and page on Facebook.

Also visit the GATSME Facebook Page.


We have created a DVD with movies and still photos of the Railroad from a perspective that you will never see standing in the aisles. The DVD sells for $15.

Go to the Sales page to order.

GATSME on YouTube

GATSME Operations Invitational 2010
GATSME Great Lakes and Eastern reefer 50001 getting switched in Hartford, CT
Ops Till You Drop 2010 In Hi-Def
American Freedom Train on GATSME III

We are a group of railroad historians who are building a museum-quality representation of railroads in the 1950’s. Our members have studied architecture, geology, engineering, history and prototype railroads. The result is an incredible miniature world, to which our photo gallery can not do justice.

Since 1975, GATSME has been located in the basement of the Old Fort Washington Elementary School on Madison Avenue.  Over the years, GATSME has upgraded our space many times. We take great pride in the building and its history. May 30, 2013 we held our last meeting in this location. See History page for photos.


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August 12, 2015

Rockledge Model Railroad Museum
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P. O. Box 154, Rockledge, PA 19046

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