Welcome to the Tri-State Model Railroaders serving Model Railroaders in southeast Tennessee, western North Carolina and north central Georgia.
We host festivals and events during the year for our community, as well as support model railroad enthusiasts in our region with meetings and events.
Come Ride the Rails 2021
Friday and Saturday. November 26 & 27, 2021
Trips continuously scheduled from 10am through 3pm
2021 Ride The Rails Location
Historic L&N Depot
150 Railroad Avenue
Mineral Bluff, Georgia 30559
Railroad Motor Car Trip
Enjoy a scenic 5-mile round-trip ride by Railroad Motor Car. You’ll journey across the Iron Bridge over the beautiful Toccoa River enroute to Murphy Junction. Then you’ll return over the bridge back to the Historic Mineral Bluff Depot.
$15.00 Adults 18+
$5.00 Youths 2 thru 17
Authentic Railroad Hand Car
Next, have you ever navigated an authentic Railroad Hand Car? This is your chance. Real fun for all ages.
$2.00 Per person per trip
Miniature 7 ½ gauge hand car
Great for children!
Rare Access to the Historic Mineral Bluff Depot
Visit inside the Depot and see the large “HO Scale” model railroad based on the L&N Railroad’s “Old Line” from Atlanta, Georgia to Etowah, Tennessee with its branch line through Mineral Bluff to Murphy, North Carolina
Board of Directors
Director/Secretary and Programs
Director/Immediate Past President