June Meet in Wyndmoor

 

On Saturday, June 9, 2018 the Philadelphia Division will meet at the Philadelphia First Church of the Brethren in Wyndmoor, PA.

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Pictured is SEPTA’s rail station in Wyndmoor on the Chestnut Hill East Line.  This was formerly the Reading Company’s Chestnut Hill Branch, originally part of the Philadelphia, Germantown, & Norristown Railroad.  This is one of the oldest lines in Philly.… More...

April Meet Recap

 

To the left is a photo of the Southampton Station originally located on the long-abandoned Newtown Branch of the Reading Company.  This structure, built in 1982 and slated for restoration, is located at the corner of Street Road and Second Street Pike, a few blocks from our meeting place.

 

 

 

 

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the Philadelphia Division returned to last year’s meeting room at the Southampton Community Center in Southampton PA, where Superintendent Charles Butsch greeted approximately 40 members and guests.
After a few announcements, Joe Walters presented the first clinic on “Scratch Building More...

April Meet in Southampton

 

On Saturday, April 7, 2017 the Philadelphia Division returns to the Southampton Community Center in Southampton, PA in Bucks County.

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To the left is a photo of the Southampton Station originally located on the long-abandoned Newtown Branch of the Reading Company.  This structure, built in 1982 and slated for restoration, is located at the corner of Street Road and Second Street Pike, a few blocks from our meeting place.… More...

September Meet Recap

 

On Saturday morning, September 9, 2017 the Philadelphia Division held its meet at a new venue, the West Whiteland Township Building in Exton, Pennsylvania.  The following is the meet report from Clerk Mark Wallace:

The end of summer marks an uptick in model railroading activity that included our recent September Meet held at a new venue, the West Whiteland Township building in Exton, PA. Located just south of the route 100 & 30 intersection, the building fronts the street that followed the old roadbed of the Reading’s Chester Valley Branch.
Starting off the morning our outgoing Super, Joe … More...

June Meet Recap

 

The outbound Conshohocken Station building located on what was the Schuylkill Branch of the PRR.  This structure is still standing a short distance north of the Schuylkill River Trail, and currently being used as a coffee shop.

On Saturday morning, June 10, 2017 the Philadelphia Division held its meet at a new venue, the Plymouth Fire Company #1 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The first agenda item was our annual business meeting and the election for Board of Directors. Superintendent Joe Bergmaier greeted the attendees and called the meeting to order. While the election committee was busy counting votes, Treasurer … More...

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