The Albuquerque Society of HO Module Engineers (known as ASHOME) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that promotes the general interest in trains and the hobby of model railroading.  New members are welcomed.  We hold monthly business meetings which are open to the public.  Meetings are presided over by a club officer and are usually quite informal and unstructured.   ASHOME is entirely a volunteer organization.  All club activities, displays and train shows are arranged and coordinated by any individual member.  Four club officers (president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer) are yearly elected at large from the membership.
The ASHOME organization was started in 1982 in Albuquerque by a few inspired model railroaders who were interested in constructing modules that could be interconnected to form large operating layouts for the pleasure of displaying and operating prototypical model trains and scenery.  The ASHOME module standards pioneered module railroading and have been copied and imitated for nearly 30 years.  Club members have been involved in such diverse activities as volunteer work on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR, Preserving and restoring the Santa Fe 2926 steam engine, Digital Command Control (DCC) operation, collecting, railfaning, photographing and videotaping both scale and real trains, and (or course) building and displaying HO scale model railroads. 


Albuquerque Wheels Museum.
Organization and History
ATSF 2926