The Piedmont Division serves the greater metro Atlanta, Georgia area within the Southeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association. The National Model Railroad Association is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.

Voting Open - 2020 Board of Directors Election

Voting is now open for the 2020 Board of Directors Election.  Voting members with an email address on file with NMRA Headquarters were sent an online ballot through Electionbuddy October 21.  Voting members with no email address on file were sent a ballot via US Mail.  Voting closes November 3.

If you have not received a ballot, please check your email junk or spam folder.  If you are unable to find the ballot, contact the Elections team at

For more information about voting in this year's election, click here.

18th Annual Piedmont Pilgrimage

The Piedmont Division invites you to the 18th year of the Piedmont Pilgrimage, the hobby's premier model railroad "open house" tour program.  Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year we are going online with a "virtual" video program.

Up to fifty Atlanta-area layouts will be featured in videos posted on weekend mornings from Saturday, October 31, through Sunday, November 22nd.


Timetable Q4-2000


  • Virtual Piedmont Pilgrimage Schedule
  • Candidates for Piedmont Board
  • Achievement Program News
  • Pete Steinmetz--Dead Rail Society
  • Chuck Jenkins--Trees as Supporting Actors
  • Low Voltage Busses 
  • Gary Jarabek--A Gentle Giant
  • Gary Jarabek's Pennsylvania Railroad

Piedmont Division Achievement Program Update

Hey, all you model railroaders!  We’re guessing many of you have built some really nice models while sequestered at  home.  Well, if you’re interested in having them evaluated for Achievement Program Certificates or Merit Awards and assumed the AP program was shut down right now, the good news is it’s not!  

NMRA Partner Program

The NMRA has launched its newest member benefit,  the NMRA Partner Program.  Model railroad manufacturers are partnering with the NMRA to offer discounts to NMRA members.

Engelhard Covered Hopper Kit

The Southeastern Region of the NMRA is proud to announce the availability of a limited number of Accurail HO scale ACF 4650 cu. ft. kaolin service covered hopper kits.

Gift of NMRA Membership to Members of our Armed Forces

The Southeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association is offering  full introductory memberships to individuals serving in this country's Armed Forces and US military veterans.

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