November 29th, 2014 Meet

Meet Photos

We enjoyed two clinics in the morning - How to author an article an How to create a clinic presentation.

Display Table Photos

The display table was over flowing with models of all types and scales.

James built this Canadian Pacific Observation car kit w/o the instructions!

Grant's 1/2 inch scale mine is slowly coming together.

Grant used this home made jig to form ribbed roofing out of flashing metal.

At the other end of the scale Grant is completing this Colorado Central HOn box car from a Mount Blue Model laser kit.

Peter is building this MOW facility in O scale.

Peter started with the three car garage kit from a past Kibusters project.

Detail parts for Peter's MOW facility.

Articles by Mike Hamer and Howard Scodras appeared in the recent copy of MR's Small Model Railroads..

Peter built this O scale yardmaster office from a kit.

Mike also buiilt these two New Haven towers.

Mike built Pete's Boat & Bait Shop from a Rusty Stumps kit.

Mike will be installing this on a diorama.

Lorne will be guiding us through scrtach building this loading dock at the January 2015 meet.

Lorne has assembled the plans for the Peace River highway brodge for Greg. The green arched structure.

Greg will need to scratch build three of these!

ALex's S scale S4 switcher.

David brought out two SNCF Mikados - 2 and four cylinders.

Here is the underside view of the 4 cylinder Mikado.

Books regarding the SNCF Mikados.

Books regarding the SNCF Mikados.

Bill's nickel silver etchings for Class 60 Baldwin - made with Corel Draw.

RGS #19 prototype photo.

Faulhaber motors with NWSL 36:1 gear boxes.

Bill's mostly assembled Sn3 Baldwin built from his custom brass castings and etchings.

Stan has completed a 1950's era HO scale Central Valley kit of a vegetable box car.

Bob is building this Sierra West Logging & tractor repair shed.

Another view of the shed.

Stan is also building a Funaro and Camerlengo kit of a Jones & Laughlin Coal Tar tank car.

Always a prankster, here is Bob's stool samples for the doctor.

Site plan for Chris's Locomotive Servicing Facility.

Chris built this Locomotive Servicing Facility for Joel.

The railraod stored anti freeze for the Alcos here.

Final view.

Gilbert "milled" this HO trolley track roadbed on his Subtractive 3D printer.

For the November 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 two clinics in the morning followed by an exciting afternoon program - details pending.


The subject for the September Display table is Around The Yard .
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: Writing Articles For The Hobby
Doug Matheson

Clinic 2: Creating Presentations
Dave Primeau

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 Tours

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