Posts

Showing posts from May, 2013

National Train Show in Atlanta this Summer

The NMRA National Train Show will be in Atlanta this July 14-20, 2013. This is one of the closer NMRA National meets in recent years and a good time for clinics, meeting vendors and seeing layouts.  Also, most SIG groups have their annual meetings at the NMRA National.  These include OPSIG, LDSIG, ACWSIG and many more.  Details at the NMRA2013 site.

Chesterfield Hobbies Staying Open

Chesterfield Hobbies is staying open.  This is good news for the JRD membership.  More details as they become available

Layout Tours for June 15th Meeting

5 home layouts open in Ford's Colony
Two (2) O scale two rail PRR layouts        Ed Rappe and Jim Taverna both PRR
Two  (2) HO scale layouts       Gale Trieber's Cement Belt based on the Reading        Jack Brown's Western Maryland
One (1)  N scale layout          Hans Schwartz based on the ACL
Pick up maps, write ups on the layouts and information on entering Ford's Colony at the security station at the meeting. We are planning to be open from 1-4PM. 

Next Meeting June 15th

The JRD will meet on June 15th at the Ft Eustis Army Transportation Museum.  Details are in the May Mini-Crossties