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January Meet Recap

Merchantville Station

As a new twist to our Division’s traditional joint meet with the New Jersey Division on January 13th, we met in a new venue, the Grace Episcopal Church’s auditorium in Merchantville, NJ. While the venue was different, our gracious hosts, as usual, provided refreshments, coffee, and donuts, as well as swap tables, a model contest, and more.

Starting us out, Jersey member Pete Suhmann offered his clinic titled, “Off Layout Car Float Staging.” Pete developed his ideas for a flexible staging of rolling stock that you may find usable on your model railroad. He explained how and … More...

November 2017 Meet Recap

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Our celebration of National Model Railroading Month continued with approximately 40 members and guests venturing out to our Philadelphia Division Meet on Saturday, November 18, 2017, held at the Community Center that is part of the larger Brandywine Town Center in Wilmington, DE.

After a few opening remarks and announcements, Joe Walters presented the morning’s first clinic on flat casting using two-part resin. Joe demonstrated his methods of using flat molds with his mixture of resin to cast a variety of walls, autos, cars, and many items useful for creating a model railroad scene. He shared several examples of … More...

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