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O Scale National Convention
History

Year

Location and Details

1969

Indianapolis, Indiana

O Scale Railroading Magazine &
Vane Jones

1970

Indianapolis, Indiana
O Scale Railroading Magazine & Vane Jones

1971

Indianapolis, Indiana

O Scale Railroading Magazine &
Vane Jones

1972

Indianapolis, Indiana

O Scale Railroading Magazine &
Vane Jones

1973

Indianapolis, Indiana

O Scale Railroading Magazine &
Vane Jones

1974

Louisville, Kentucky

1975

Hudson, Ohio – June 6 – 8

1976

Alsip, Illinois – June 4 – 6

Rail City O Scale Convention

1977

St. Louis, Missouri – June 3 – 5
Big Bend Model Railroad Club

1978

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania – June 9 – 11
Philadelphia O Scalers, John T. Derr, (The Philadelphia
Model Railroad club)

1979

San Mateo, California – June 14 – 17
Golden Gate National O Scale Convention, Jerry White

1980

Cincinnati, Ohio – June 13 – 15
The Cincinnati Model Railroad Club, Charlie Schwam III

1981

New Carrollton, Maryland –June 12 – 13
Dan & Marilyn McAuliffe

1982

West Lafayette, Indiana – June 17 – 20
Doug & Arlene McGill, Tippecanoe O Scalers

1983

Cleveland, Ohio – June 9 – 12
Bob Boeddener & Al Staufer

1984

Chicago, Illinois – June 14 – 16
Mike Hill (Schaumburg, IL)

1985

Hershey, Pennsylvania – June 20 – 23
George Eshbach, Harrisburg O Scalers

1986

San Mateo, California – July 11 – 15
Bob Dupont & Jerry White, San Mateo O Scale Society,
(2nd Golden Gate National O Scale Convention)

1987

White Haven, Pennsylvania – June 18 – 21

Full Steam Ahead
’87

Bob Salerno

1988

San Antonio, Texas – June 29 – July 3

‘O” le’ 88 Lorrell Joiner

1989

Stamford, Connecticut – July 20 – 22
George Muller, Stanford Model Railroad Club

1990

Dearborn, Michigan – July 11 – 15
Pat Mucci/P&D Hobbies

1991

High Point, North Carolina – June 20 – 23
“Tar Heel”, Tom Smiak

1992

Rosemont, Illinois – Chicago 92

Des Plaines Hobbies – Ron Sebastian

1993

Indianapolis, Indiana – June 16 – 20
Corey & Ginger Jones, Indy O Scalers

1994

Denver, Colorado – June 22 – 26
“94 Denver O Scale National Convention”, Denver Society
of Model Engineers

1995

Teaneck, New Jersey – June 21
– 25
27th Annual O Scale Convention, New York Society of
Model Engineers

1996

San Antonio, Texas – July 30 – August t 3
“San Antonio 96 O Scale National€, Lorrell Joiner,
Great Southern Hobby Cartell

1997

St. Louis, Missouri – July 16 – 20
Big Bend Model Railroad Club

1998

Marlborough, Massachusetts – July 17 – 21
“The 1998 O Scale National Convention, Metrowest O
Scalers and The Southern New England O Scalers

1999

Atlanta, Georgia – July 14 – 18
“99 Atlanta, The O Scale National Convention€, John
Peppers, New Peachtree Railroad and Fathers Trains

2000

New Orleans, Louisiana – June 28 – July 1
“O Scale 2000  Inc., “32nd O Scale Convention, Baton
Rouge O Scalers and the Southeast Louisiana O Scale
Club

2001

Stanford, Connecticut – July 11 – 14
“33rd O Scale Convention”, Stamford Model Railroad Club

2002

Rosemont, Illinois – June 13 – 15
“The 2002 O Scale National Convention”, “Return of the
Century”, Des Plaines Hobbies

2003

Irving, Texas – June 8 – 11
“35th O Scale National Convention”, “Where the Eagle
Meets the Chief”, John Smith/Pecos River Brass

2004

Arlington, Virginia (Washington DC) – July 22 – 25
“2004” O Scale National Convention”, “Linking Quarter
Inch Scale Modelers”, Capital Area O Scalers

2005

Collinsville, Illinois (St. Louis, MO) – June 15 – 19
“2005 O Scale National Convention”, Bib Bend Model
Railroad Club, Paul Metzler

2006

Teaneck, New Jersey – July 19 – 22
“2006 O Scale National Convention”, New York Society of
Model Engineers

2007

Indianapolis, Indiana — September 20 – 22

OST Magazine & Indy O Scale Meet

2008

Worcester, Massachusetts –
July 23 – 27
“East Wind “™08 40th O Scale National Convention”,
Southern New England Model Railroad Club

2009

Baltimore, Maryland – June 18 – 20
“41st Annual O Scale National Convention”, Baltimore
Society of Model Engineers/Baltimore O Scale Society
LLC

2010

Santa Clara, California – June 30 – July 3
“42nd Annual O Scale National Convention / 20th O Scale
West”, Rod Miller and the O Scale West Committee

2011

Indianapolis, Indiana September 20 – 24
Ron Sabastian/Des Plaines Hobbies

2012

Parsippany, NJ July 18 – 21

New York Society of Model
Engineers

2013

Worcester, Massachusetts – June 25 – 29

Sothern New England Model Railroad
Club

2014

Indianapolis, Indiana September 19 – 20

2015

Indianapolis, Indiana September 18 – 19

2016

Indianapolis, Indiana September 23 – 24

2017

Enfield Connecticut Jun 22 – 25

The Yankee Clipper

Southern New England Model Railway
Club

2018

Rockville Maryland – August 22 – 26

A Fresh Look At O Scale

2019

San Jose, CA San Jose, CA

OSW / SONC