Welcome to the official website of Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew! The Sandhouse crew is an HO Scale model railroad club with it's membership centered in the Madison, Wisconsin area. The club formed in 2005 with the idea of being a modular railroad group. We have no permanent layout, but instead put together a portable layout made up of member- and club-owned modules. These modules can be configured in a variety of ways to make up layouts that we display at local train shows.
More on the club and our layout can be found on the pages in the menu bar above.
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Best of Show!
At the February 2015 Mad City Model Railroad Show and Sale the SWSC took home the "Best of Show" award for the layout! This is our third Best of Show award in the 10 years that we have been displaying the layout at the Mad City show.
Joining the Sandhouse Crew
Members in the Sandhouse Crew come from all over Southern Wisconsin, and we welcome anyone interested in the SWSC to check out this website for more information about our club and our layout. If you would like more information on how you can become a member of the Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew, check out the information on the Membership Information and Contacts page and send us an email.
The Crew's Next Appearance
Feburary 18th and 19th, 2023 - Madison, WI: Mad City Model Railroad Show and Sale
Once again in 2023 the Sandhouse Crew is planning to return to our "home show" - the Mad City Model Railroad Show and Sale at the Alliant Energy Center's Exhibition Hall. Come check out the SWSC layout as well as dozens of other Model Railroad displays and vendors.