Welcome!

Carolina Piedmont Division (CPD 13) members are dedicated to furthering the hobby of model railroading through public displays, community involvement and educational activities. The Division models all scales and railroads, and welcomes new members, especially newcomers to the hobby. There is always plenty to do and learn, so come and join the fun. Check below on this page for information on the next Division meeting...

Recent Announcements

  • New CPD Meeting Place
    From the June issue of the Herald:
    As stated in the board meeting notes, The Home-Owner’s Association (HOA) Clubhouse at the Preserve at Jordan Lake will be the new location of our CPD-13 meets. Because of Covid 19 restrictions, the meetings have not as yet been scheduled.
    Watch for announcements as to when our first meet
    is scheduled.

    Future Popular Vote Contests
    The Popular Vote voting sheets are planned for distribution to the members on the third of the
    following month (i.e. July 3.) Voting should be in by the 12th of that month (i.e. July 12). Voting should be emailed to Charlie Rausch.
    June—Favorite locomotive model of a railroad you don’t model.
    Posted Jun 22, 2020, 7:56 AM by Robert Rousseau
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CPD 13 is part of the National Model Railroad Association's Mid-Eastern Region (MER). The MER includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.


Train Shows:
Aug 29-30 Spencer Shops Train Show Cancelled

Mid-Eastern Region Conventions

2020 MER Convention in Charlotte has been postponed to 2022

2021 MER Convention
Hosted by Chesapeake Division 
Oct. 21-24, 2021
Delta by Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, MD
Baltimore/Eastern Maryland area

2022 MER Convention
Hosted by Carolina Southern Division 

2023 MER Convention
Hosted by Susquehanna Division 
Dates TBD
Location TBD

2024 MER Convention
TBD 
Dates TBD
Location TBD

2025 MER Convention
Hosted by New Jersey Division 
Dates TBD
Location TBD