May 30th, 2015 Meet

Meet Photos

Opening remarks by our hosts at the Carleton Place Arena.

Display Table Photos

Grant's awards from the recent NFR Convention.

Grant's C&S Bunk & Cook car won Best In Show.

David's On3 DSP&P Stock Car.

David's stock car also won an award at the NFR convention.

Stan had entered his Halton County Radial Railway into the convention photo contest.

Gilbert's mobile loading ramp, CN rail stops & tie plates.

Debbie's "under construction" BR52 Kriegslok.

The tender half of the live steamer.

And the running mechanism.

Bob's Dora's Delicatessen built from a FOS scale kit.

Bob's new hand hel 3D printer.

Doug's Kanamodels Sectioin House.

Another structure from Doug.

Pump House / Coal Bin by Doug.

Another coal bin.

Bill's Sn3 C16's.

Bill installed a new boiler on 206.

Both engines will receive DCC.

THe "old" boiler from 206.

Bill's custom built 2-8-0 frame.

Pair of D&RG 30' laser cut boxcars

Bill L's kit bashed On30 Excusioni Car.

Bill has completed his scratch bult snow plow.

The business end of the plow.

We'll be moving out of town for the May meeting - to the lovely town of Carleton Place Ont.

Location: Carleton Place Arena
75 Neelin Street
Carleton Place, ON
K7C 2V8


From Ottawa, head west on Highway 7.
Turn right (north bound) on County Road 29 (just after CTC).
Turn left onto Lake Avenue E
Turn right (north) on Neelin Street.
The Arena is one block up on the right.

We'll be meeting in the arena board room across the hall from the concession stand.


The program will consist of clinics in the morning followed by a Garden Layout tour in Manotick.


The subject for the May Display table is models from the NFR convention contest room .
So feel free to bring out something that is related to the topic.
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: What not to do when planning your layout
Peter Gray

Clinic 2: Prototypical Layout Planning

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 Layout Tour

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