September 28th, 2019 Meet

Meet Photos Photos

For the September SLD Meet, we met at the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario's Canadian Northern station.

The SLD Display Table was set up in the vestibule betweeen the station and baggage buildings.

RMEO's Alco S2 Switcher which is used regularly for train rides.

You can also rent a caboose for over night stays.

View down the Canadian Northern station platform.

Members gathered in the vestibule enjoying coffee & cookies out of the rain before the meeting.

Display Table Photos

We had the unique opportunity to host the Display Table in the great outdoors!

Bob brought out his extensively detailed HO scale 2ft x 4ft Lumber Mill diorama.

Tom (L) discusses the diorama with Bob (R).

The O scale mechanism Bill is currently working on.

Sn3 DSP&P Boxcar kit manufactured by Bill.

Another kit frm Bill - O scale Colorado Midland boxcar.

On3 D&RG gondola kit from Bill.

Doug's Traintown Grain Elevator and Annex.

Closer view of the vehicle exit.

Steve' Fn3 Bachmann Heisler.

Revolution R/C & batteries fit in the coal bunker.

First Clinic - Smith Falls Layout

The forth coming RMEO Model diorama in housed in renovated CNR coach.

Bruce, Gilbert and a team of modelbuilders are building a replica of Smith Falls railway heritage.

Looking towards the CPR over pass.

View towards the Rideau Canal.

View from the car towards the station.

The interior of the car with the layout on the right.

We'll be moving out of town for the September meeting - to the lovely town of Smith Falls, Ont.
The Sept Meet will be held in the baggage room of the Smith Falls Railway Museum's Canadian Northern station.

Directions: Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario, Smith Falls Railway Museum (Just south of Highway 43 at the west end of town),

It is suggested you park on Church street and come in through the back (staff) entrance.


The program will consist of clinics in the morning followed by an afternoon program.


The subject for the Septembeer Display table is Your Summer Project .
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: TBD

Clinic 2: Kit Busters Project - By Normand Levert

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 Afternoon Program

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