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...

November 2016 Meet Recap

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On Saturday, November 12, 2016, the Philadelphia Division once again held its late fall meet at the Brandywine Town Center Community Center in Wilmington, DE. The morning began with greetings from our superintendent, Joe Bergmaier.

The first order of business was the presenting of Achievement Program certificates by AP Coordinator Dave Messer, MMR. This round’s recipients were our two Earls, Paine and Hackett (coincidentally both newsletter editors, although Earl Hackett has just retired from editing MER’s The Local). Earl Paine earned his certificates in Master Builder: Scenery; and Model Railroad Engineer: Electrical, while Earl Hackett earned his Association Volunteer. … More...

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