Month: August 2018

September Meet in Perkasie


Perkasie Train Station – Cropped from watercolor by James Mann. Click on photo for link to his website.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, the Philadelphia Division held its early fall meet at a new venue, the Perkasie Fire Company #1 in Perkasie, PA. It was originally planned to be held at the Quakertown Train Station, but a scheduling snafu forced us to change the venue at the last minute.

The morning session included two top-notch clinics that proved very interesting and entertaining. First up was Division member Glyn Thomas. Glyn modeled British and other foreign railroads for many years … More...

June Meet Recap


Wyndmoor Station on the former Reading Chestnut Hill Branch (now SEPTA Chestnut Hill East Line)

On Saturday June 9, 2018 the Philadelphia Division met at another new location, the Philadelphia First Church of the Brethren located on West Cheltenham Ave, in Wyndmoor, PA.  The morning session began with our Annual Business Meeting where various reports were presented and the votes counted for our Board of Directors election. This year Assistant Superintendent Rob Hinkle chaired the meeting for an ailing Superintendent Charles Butsch. While the election committee was busy counting votes, retiring Director and former Superintendent Joe Bergmaier was thanked … More...

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