Membership

The Washington, Baltimore, & Annapolis (WB&A) Chapter represents TCA members residing in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. We invite you to join us and participate in the fun, excitement, and growth of the chapter and to buy and sell items.


Here are a few of the fantastic events and items we offer our members.


Two (2) regular meets (March and September) that include:

  • FREE admission
  • Our "Train Doctor" is available to make repairs at the regular meets (minor repairs FREE)  Nominal charge for parts, as needed)
  • Themed train displays
  • A 50/50 Drawing
  • Door prizes
  • Layout for young and old alike
  • Parts dealers - new and old trains
  • Great food that includes piping hot and icy cold entrees at reasonable prices
  • Starting at 9:00 AM until closing
  • Train appraisals and evaluations
  • Operators and collectors available to share their wealth of information to assist you with your train collecting/operating; providing educational seminars throughout the meet


Two (2) Mini-Meets (June and November) that include:

  • Free table at our mini-meets to sell your trains/train related items
  • General business meetings open to all WB&A members
  • Free coffee and donuts and lunch served
  • Occasional mini auction


An informative newsletter published and mailed to every member quarterly. The newsletter contains events, articles from the "Overheard in the Parts Department", advertising to help you find what you are looking for, minutes of our meetings, and treasurer's report.


A video tape library of TCA members layouts