Contact the BTO Club

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Inquiries regarding membership, renewals, or magazine back-issues:

David Snow, Membership Chair
68 Hacienda Circle
Plantsville, CT 06479-1912

Inquiries regarding or submissions to the Big Train Operator Magazine:

Send to:
Bob Somogyi, BTO Editor
117 W 55th Street 
Westmont, IL 60559-2215 
Cell: 630-642-3649

Inquiries regarding this web site: or

Inquiries regarding other club business should be directed to one of the following:

Charles Bartel Jr
80 Roycroft Drive
West Seneca, NY 14224

John Groot
4 Saslow Court 
Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone: 908-766-7955
Cell: 908-230-1367

Bill Harryman
725 Glacier Drive
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 1-217-824-8087

Scott Fowler
12191 S. Park Rd
Benton, IL 62812

Jon Molesworth
612 VT RTE 113 
West Fairlee, VT 05083 

Ralph S. Wilcox
320 North Summit St
Little Rock, AR 72205 


Teya Caple-Woods
1205 Windswept Circle
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757 436-7225
Cell: 757 639-3017

David Stachnik
4809 Yorkshire Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44134
Phone: 216-440-5181

Tim Stump
23830 Luckey Road
Perrysburg, OH  43551
Phone: 419-345-0232

Director Emeritus: 
Ralph E. Wilcox
8883 SW 94th Ln. Unit G
Ocala FL 34481

Train Master
Ulrich Fassbender
Robert-Schuman-Str. 26 
51469 Bergisch Gladbach 


The Board of Directors is composed of the elected officers: President, Vice-Presidents, Directors, Secretary and Treasurer. The BTO Editor, Convention Chair, Membership Chair and other Committees are appointed and approved by the Board of Directors.

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