Month: February 2016
January Meet Recap
As has become customary, the Philadelphia and New Jersey Divisions joined forces to cohost their mid-winter meet at the Haddon Township High School cafeteria in Westmont, New Jersey on Saturday, January 9, 2016.
The program began with Jersey member Ed Sproles presenting a clinic titled: “Build Your Own Resistance Wheelsets.” Ed described the process of building resistance wheelsets via PowerPoint presentation, including examples of his work as well as a live demonstration of the process.… More...
April Meet Returns to Elkins Park
Our April 9, 2016 division meet returns us to the Elkins Park train station. The exterior station platform is still used as a station stop along SEPTA’s former Reading Line just below Jenkintown. It is still served by the Warminster and West Trenton Lines although the Lansdale/Doylestown trains pass by as well. There was a periodic variety of commuter passenger trains every few minutes either stopping or running by.
The station was constructed in 1898 … More...