November 25th, 2017 Meet

Meet Photos

Chris introduces the November Meet program.

Normand led us through a lively clinic outlining how he scratch builds turnouts.

Display Table Photos

Stan had a number of interesting books on display.

Book on a Ontario railroad.

Stan is building a Labelle boxcar for Chris.

Grant's Forks Creek Bridge.

Grant's Hermosa Creek Bridge.

Grant's skewed Platte Canyon bridge.

Grant's On3 Straining Truss Bridge.

Gilbert's HO scale working derail.

ALex is looking for ideas on how to convert the O scale boxcar to S scale.

Bill found this RR lattern in closed old bar in Leadville.

It is a genuine C&S railroad lattern.

Bill is also building a S scale C&S537 from a PBL C-21 loco.

Closer view of the air pumps.

Here's the plumbing inside the the cab.

Here is what a stock C21 looks like.

Greg built this Canadian RR trestle at the first KitBuster's workshop many years ago.

Normand built this curved yard ladder from flext track.

Closer view of the scratch built turnouts.

Fred's switch ladder built as one assembly.

Some CN memmorabalia brough out by Ken.

Railroad manuals.

Retirement message for Lou.

Lou's retirement train order.

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 clinics in the morning followed by layout tours in the afternoon.


The subject for the September Display table is Bridging The Gap (bridges, culverts, wakways, conveyers, etc) .
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: Turnout Scratch Building Techniques
Normand Levert

Clinic 2: CN Edson Subdivision
Ken Broten

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
Maps to be handed out at the meet.

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