September 30th, 2017 Meet

Meet Photos

There was a strong turnout for the September meet.

Display Table Photos

Bill's P48 gear box, On3 gearbox, brass parts.

52" driver centres, tires and nickel silver castings.

N scale N&W K2 3d printed boiler & tender.

1/24 scale Gilpin Tramway ore cars.

Grant brought out three different scale versions of the Tiffany Reefer - HOn3, On3 and Gn3.

Bill purchased this coffee mug from the Como Colorado Hotel were he stayed at earlier in the month.

Here is Bob's recent project - a Sierra West kit bashed kit.

More views.

Bill has (finaly) completed his Silver Plume Bakery kit for his railroad.

John's 1/16 scale Bobber.

Chris's free lanced Ship Repair barge.

Lorne's scratch built Kinmount road bridge.

Greg's new SD40-2F from Bowser.

David had a really neat scratch built N scale three colour signal.

Stan scratch built this turnout for an earlier (much earlier) SLD clinic.

Grant brought out these Fast Tracks jigs & Quicksticks ties.

Paul brought out his Fast Tracks curved turnout jig.

Fred's Fast Traks pieces.

A curved switch ladder Fred is working on.

For the September 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 Handling Of Agricultural Goods (e.g. reefers, freight houses, stock cars, 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

9:30 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 2017/18 KitBusters Program Introduction
Grant Knowles

Clinic 1: Scratch Building a Turnout
Fred Adams

Clinic 2: Computers in Model Railroading
Ron Newby

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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