Many of the tracks and scenery on display were courtesy of longtime club member Andrew Bobis, 27. He became hooked on trains after a trip to Heritage Fest in Downers Grove when he was 13 and the club was displaying its trains inside the Metra train station. I love the trains, but I like the building aspects of the hobby, making a little world come to life, Bobis said. There is a lot of planning and building that goes into it. He bought building kits he puts together and then paints, he added. Keith Lipski, owner of Timberline Train Shop Limited, 5228 Main St. in Downers Grove, has become very familiar with the railroad club. As a member of the National Model Railroad Association, his group also meets at St.
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