North Central Region

The North Central Region encompasses all of the lower peninsula of Michigan except Berrien and Cass Counties. It also encompasses the Eastern upper peninsula of Michigan, Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana. Our region has nine active divisions, serving members throughout the region. If you know your local division and are looking for their website, you can get there using the quick links at the bottom of this page, or click here to find your local division.

The North Central Region publishes a quarterly newsletter, called The HotBox, that is available online. The most recent issues are listed below.

 
The HotBox—Summer 2018 (Vol. 59, No. 2)
  • Railfanning the Santa Fe of John Bussard
  • Up in Smoke
  • Double Slips Made Easy
  • NCR Board Report and NCR Elections!!
  • Make a Stone Viaduct
The HotBox—Spring 2018 (Vol. 59, No. 1)
  • RAILFANNING the MICHIGAN LINES RAILROAD of Jay and Brook Qualman
  • NCR 2018 CONVENTION - LANSING LASHUP
  • FASCIA MOUNTED TOGGLE SWITCHES
  • TOWER SAVED
  • LIGHTING WITH SURFACE MOUNT LED'S
  • PLUS- RR History, Timetable, NMRA-NCR-Division News & more!