Archive for October, 2013

Virtual RPM Meet 1

Monday, October 14th, 2013
New box cars on Harold's layout.

New box cars on Harold’s layout.

It’s time to share the work of another pre-Depression era railroad modeler. Harold Oakhill has been here before with some wonderful Pennsylvania Railroad XL class box cars. He just wrapped up building several New York Central box cars. Harold takes over the blog to discuss his latest works. Click on any image here to review a larger version.

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Upcoming New Jersey Model Railroad meet

Monday, October 7th, 2013
New Jersey Model Railroad Layout Design and Operations Event

New Jersey Model Railroad Layout Design and Operations Event

Summer is rapidly disappearing as the days shorten and the leaves begin to fall. A fabulous model railroad meet is taking shape that will inspire you to design, build, and/or operate your model railroad. The New Jersey Model Railroad Layout Design and Operations Event will take place November 2 & 3, 2013 at the Union County VoTech School in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. So far, this meet includes:

  • Eight Presentations
  • Model Railroad Design Panel Discussion
  • A Model Railroad Design and Operations Help Desk
  • Many tables of railroad models on display
  • Eleven open layouts to visit!

It’s quite a bundle for a registration of $10 (until October 26th).

Yup, only Ten Dollars. Can you believe it?!?! This is one of the best hobby bargains around so make your plans to join in on the fun. More detail and a registration form can be found at the website.

Come on out and join the discussions on model railroad layout design and layout operations. Bring along some completed models or works in progress to display with other railroad prototype modelers. You will come home with new ideas for your layout and models. Don’t miss it!