Kalamazoo Model Railroad Historical Society

Building Expansion and Layout Replacement

In 1999 the KMRHS began planning and fund raising for an expansion of our facilities at 9336 North Riverview Drive in Kalamazoo. In the Spring of 2014 we reached our funding goals and the membership authorized the construction of the addition to the existing building. Construction and exterior and interior final finishing was completed in the Fall of 2017. The expansion nearly doubled our current building space, allowing for expansion of our HO scale model train layout, improved meeting space, storage and repair space for our 10x30 foot and 4x8 foor modular portable layouts, office space and an ADA restroom. Destruction of the old permanent layout and construction of the new permanent layout began in 2018.

Photo Gallery
(Click on a thumbnail photo or underlined text to see the photo)

Note: Pre-Expansion photos were taken in 2009.
Exterior photos and the Memorabilia photo were taken in May of 2021.
All other interior photos were taken on January 2nd, 2023.



Building Exterior

Expansion of the
building is complete.

The new entrance.

Memorial Garden.

Building Plan
Original and Expansion
Meeting Room and Library

Memorabilia-South End of Meeting Room.

Library-North End of Meeting Room. Portable Children's Layout in Center.
Completed Portion
of New Layout

Muskegon Harbor

Muskegon Harbor and Lift Gate (to the right)


Incomplete Portion
of New Layout

Grand Haven (Upper), Kinner Industrial Park (Lower Rt)

Muskegon Heights and Spiral

Battle Creek Yard

Kellogg and return loop

Spiral- Back side

Not shown:
Incomplete Peninsula - Hastings
Layout drawings
(slightly outdated)

New Layout
Lower Deck.

New Layout
Upper Deck.

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