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The Hintz Atlantic & Pacific Railway ("HAPY Rails") is an HO scale (1:87) modular model railroad group based in southeastern Wisconsin.  The layout currently sets up as a loop as large as 16x38', with a yard peninsula.  We meet monthly "ish" to work on the layout and/or our trains, as shown below.   

"getting on track"
Youth Group Coordinator Mark Hintz consults with member Jaden on getting a freight car on the track.

Meetings / Work Sessions
2024
January
14th WISE Div Model Train School @VFW Post New Berlin 1PM
 

March
17th equipment day @Gathering Place 2PM
 

April
28th work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

May
19th work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

June
16th work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

July
21st work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

August
11th work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
25th work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

September
6th FHD setup @Racine County Fairgrounds 9AM
7th-8th Fall Harvest Days 9AM–5PM
15th meeting day @TBD 2PM
22nd work day @Burlington Storage 2PM
 

everybody pitches in
The kids all help out setting up the modules at FHD 2023.

getting a new module ready
Youth Group member Reece and his mom paint the surface of his new module.