Monthly Archives: April 2019

Upcoming Railroading Events

September 10­–11, 2021: Mid Atlantic Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet. Information and registration at: https://www.marpm.org/

October 2-3, 2021: The Great Berea Train Show. Sponsored by Division 4, MCR, NMRA. 10 AM-4 PM both days. https://thegreatbereatrainshow.org/

October 8–11, 2021: NER Regional Convention. Information at: http://www.millcity21.org/

October 17, 2021: Great Batavia Train Show. Batavia, NY., sponsored by the Genese Society of Model Engineers. 9:30 AM-3:30 PM http://gsme.org/More-Train-Show-Info

October 21–24, 2021: MER Regional Convention. Information at: https://mtclarejct.com/

October 23–24, 2021: WNY (Western New York) Layout Tours. Non-NMRA layout tours in    Niagara and Erie Counties in New York

November: Erie Train Show. Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Rainbow Gardens in Erie. Note: Division 12 will be staffing the concessions as before. We will also need volunteers to man the division table and to provide several hands-on clinics during the show. Look for an announcement regarding volunteer sign-up as the date draws closer.

November 20-21, 2021: WNYRHS Fall Train Show. Hamburg, NY Fairgrounds November 20th (10am-5pm) & 21st (10am-4pm), 2021. http://www.trainweb.org/wnyhdc/index.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting and Event Schedule 2019

  • February: Membership Meeting: 1:00 PM February 9, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Easy hard-shell and ground goop as well as wire tree armatures.
  • March: Erie Train Show: March 3, 2019 at Rainbow Gardens. Division 12 has its T-TRAK layout, consignment sales, and information table as well as clinic presentations.
  • March: Membership Meeting: 1:00 PM March 9, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Scratch building with wooden block cores.
  • March: Railfest: March 16 and 17. Division 12 members answer questions and demonstrate the T-TRAK layout.
  • April: Membership meeting: 1:00 PM April 13, 2019 at the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society located at 31 Wall Street, North East, PA 16428. Program: from museum staff and presentation on tank cars.
  • May: NMRA Mid Central Region Convention: May 2-5. Division 12 members are volunteering and some of our T-TRAK group will be participating in a large T-TRAK layout. As it is right next-door this year, we are hoping to have a significant Division 12 turnout at The Bullet 2019, our regional convention.
  • May: Membership Meeting: 10:00 AM May 11, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Overview of the NMRA website and introduction to Fast Track turnout jigs.
  • June: Between the Rails: Division 12 is hosting a picnic and train watching, joining with other railroad enthusiasts at the North Gale Street picnic area in Westfield, NY on June 8, 2019 starting at noon.
  • July: Membership Meeting: 10:00 AM July 13, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Three different weathering techniques with presentation, demonstrations, and an opportunity to try one out.
  • July: Jefferson Train Show: July 20, 2019 in Jefferson, Ohio. We will have our T-TRAK layout and information at this train show.
  • August: Membership Meeting: 10:00 AM August 10, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Modeling electrical equipment as large loads, and using DCC lighting decoders.
  • September: Alleghany Western Mini-Meet 2019: Details coming soon!
  • October: Membership Meeting: 10:00 AM October 12, 2019 at the Cambridge Springs Trolley Station. Program: Mini-Meet after action reflection and ongoing planning for 2021 regional convention.
  • November: Erie Train Show: November 3, 2019 at Rainbow Gardens. Division 12 will have its T-TRAK layout, consignment sales, and information table as well as clinic presentations.
  • November: Model Railroad Tours: November 10, 2019. Division 12 will showcase some of its members’ layouts. We are hoping for better weather this year!
  • December: Christmas Party: December 14, 2019 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House in Erie again this year.