January 21st, 2012 Meet

Display Table Photos

Bob Farquhar confirmed his fetish for food does not diminsh in HO scale. Here is a highly detailed A&W stand kit made by Twin Whistle.

How's this for added details, note the french fries and foam on the root beer!

This Texaco Gas Station was also built by Bob - from a Microscales Models kit.

The wooden structure rests on a plaster base.

The station bristles with details, both outside and inside.

Pul Anderson is building this "metal" kit from California Model Co. for Jeff Trew's RR empire..

Paul is having lots of fun soldering the pieces together.

This HO scale Trix PA A-A set was brought out by Michael Rozeboom.

Michael also had this E8A by BLI on display.

Michael's ALco switcher sports Stewart body on an Athearn chassis.

Lorne Munro assembled this 150' Howe truss bridge from a Juneco kit.

End view of Lorne's bridge.

Grant Knowles brought out a "stock" HOn3 C19 from Blackstone.

Al Craig had nice line up of Gauge 1 cars lettered with CDS for his railroad.

Doug Cushman brought out a fleet of steam power. Here is a CNR U-1-b 4-8-2 Mountain.

Here's Doug's CNR/GTW U-3-a 4-8-4 Northern.

Doug's CV T-3b 2-10-4 Texas.

Finally, Doug's CNR S-2-a 3552 Mikado.

Alex Binkley presented this scratch built S scale flat car.

Alex's hopper is from a Pacific Rim kit.

Alex's double door boxcar is from a Quality Craft kit.

Clinic Photos

Andreas presenting his clinic on DCC Layout Wiring.

We'll be meeting at the Emmanual United Church on Smyth Road. They have completed their extensive renovations and the space is now even better than ever!
We'll be meeting in the upper floor hall (as before).

Location: The Emmanuel United Church
691 Smyth Road, Ottawa

The church is located in the north corner of Smyth and Dauphin Roads, just east of the CHEO Hospital.

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The January program will consist of two clinics in the morning followed by the Kit Busters workshop in the afternon.


The subject for the January Display table is Motive Power
But don't let that limit you, feel free to bring in any railroad related item!


The entry fee is $7.00 at the door.
NMRA members can join the SLD / NMRA and enjoy all of its benefits for a nominal fee and guests are always welcome.

Please feel free to call any member of the Executive if you have any questions or ideas. We always appreciate your input.

Meet Timetable

9:00 AM Doors open $7.00 Admission charge.

Registration, Membership, Raffle ticket sales, Coffee.

9:30 AM Introductions
Superintendent's welcome and any new business.
Morning Activities Clinic 1: Programming Decoders
By: Peter Nesbitt

Clinic 2: Wiring For DCC
By: Andreas Mank

Display Table

12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch Break
Members are on their own to seek nourishment before the afternoon activities.
1:30 - 4:30 PM KitBusters
Will be hosted at the Emmanuel United Church.

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