January 21st, 2017 Meet

Display Table Photos

Stan's latest painting attempt on a DPM storefront.

Stan built this farm house from a Atlas kit.

Grant equipped his railbus with a DCC receiver.

The reciever is loacated in the roof.

Santa present Grant with a couple of potties!

Stan's 7/8n2 railbus wheel sets.

Bill's N scale 3D printed N&W K-2 boiler.

Dave's HO scale CPR F1a 2911 Jubilee.

Bill's family pictures of Montreal West circa 1937.

Peter's O scale MTC 3512 street car.

Chris filled a 46ft gondola with weathered "junk".

First Clinic - Detailing Structures

Greg brought out an extensive collection of structures.

Notice the amount of stuff attached to the outside of the walls.

Details on the balconies bring the structure to life.

Machine shop has a fully detailed interior.

Notice all the details around the farm house.

Don't forget to weather your structures.

Second Clinic - Building A Live Steam Locomotive

Custom made parts by John.

Jigs & bell parts made by John.

Painting Clinic

Chris led the "Painting Detail Parts" afternoon workshop.

Fred Assisted Chris with coaching the membership.

Mike also demonstrating painting techniques.

Everyone busy painting their detailed parts.

You can never have enough paint brushes or . . .

. . . paint!

For the January meet, we'll be congregating at the Emmanual United Church on Smyth Road. The meet will take place in the hall on the upper floor.

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 program will consist of clinics in the morning followed by the Kit Busters work session in the afternoon.


The subject for the January Display table is What Santa Brought .
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

9:30 AM Doors open $7.00 Admission charge.

Registration, Membership, Raffle ticket sales, Coffee.

10:00 AM Introductions
Superintendent's welcome and any new business.
Morning Activities Clinic 1: Live Steam Shay
John Stewart

Clinic 2: Structure Details
Greg Stubbings

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 Kit Busters
Hands on clinic - Its All About The Details
Members are bring their details and imaginations regarding colouring and texturing.
Leader led with one on one assistance showing how you can make realistic details with castings.

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