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—Winter 2017 (Vol. 58, No. 4)
  • RAILFANNING TRIBUTE - LARRY WRIGHT'S BEAVER VALLEY RAILROAD
  • NCR 2018 CONVENTION - LANSING LASH-UP
  • NEW LAYOUT for JACK WATSON PART 2
  • EASY OPS AND CAR LOAD HOTBOX PROJECTS
  • GRAND RAILS 2017 Wrap-up
  • PLUS- RR History, Timetable, NMRA-NCR-Division News & more!
The HotBox—Autumn 2017 (Vol. 58, No. 3)
  • RAILFANNING DIV 4 LAYOUTS FOR RUNNIN' THE RAILS - GRAND RAILS 2017
  • LAST NEWS! NCR 2017 CONVENTION GRAND RAILS 2017
  • NEW LAYOUT for JACK WATSON
  • NEW MODEL PAINT CODES
  • DT&I Basic History
  • PLUS- RR History, Timetable, NMRA-NCR-Division News & more!