January 20th, 2018 Meet

Meet Photos

Superintendent Chris introducing the first clinic of the meet.

Bill Scobie presents his clinic on scratch building stub turnouts.

Display Table Photos

Peter's HO scale Athearn passenger car "Strathcona".

Doug's collection of CNR 6 coupled motive power.

Up front a 0-18-a switcher from Van Hobbies

Centre loco is a K-5-a Hudson from Broadway.

Three e-10-a moguls from Van hobbies.

Grant's HOn3 C&S 537 in front of Bill's S scale version.

Bill's Sn3 scratch built Colorado & Southern (CB&Q) #537.

The two 537's side by side.

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

Here is a brass test shot of the K-2 boiler.

Bill's working Stephanson valve gear in O scale.

Another view.

Bill's home made press and quarter.

Chris's scratch built O scale water tank.

Grant's scratch built Timber City Station.

Normand's flats and gons.

Athearn bulk head gondola.

Kit bashed depressed centre flat.

Kit bashed dozer tank.

Dave's scrtach built N scale operating signals.

And their controller.

Setting models out on the dispaly table.

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 Makes Your Heart Throb .
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: Hand Laying a Stub Turnout - Bill Scobie

Clinic 2: Java Model Railroad Interface (JMRI) and Blocks - Dave Bullis

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 - Scratch Building Turnouts
Continuation of this season's project - Scratch Building a Turnout using Fast Tracks jigs.
Remember to bring your turnout parts & tools, once again the jigs will be provided.

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