Chelsea Milling Company Home of Jiffy Mix

Looking for a prototype industry straddling a main line, try Chelsea Milling Company. Located in Chelsea Michigan, the company produces Jiffy brand mixes since the 1930s. Jiffy was created as the first prepared baking mix in the United States. The company has been family owned and operated since it was…

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Layout Spotlight – Will County Model Railroad Association (WCMRRA)

On a recent trip to Chicago for business, I managed to get time to visit the Will County Model Railroad Association (WCMRRA). I knew of the club from meeting Chris Herzog at the 2012 National Train Show in Grand Rapids Michigan. The WCMRRA has recently acquired new space in downtown…

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Back in the NMRA

I joined the NMRA on a trial membership back in 2012. The experience was uneventful. Because of where I live, I was placed in a division which met in another state and was not close to my home orĀ work. I never attended a meeting and too much my surprise, I…

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