Sunday, August 10, 2014
The JRD goes to War
The JRD or at least our model railroads will be challenged to go to War on September 20th by Bernie Kempinski as the second talk. The development of modern warfare and railroads have an intertwined history from very early in the history of the railroading. Bernie has a well known American Civil War layout which I can personally attest to as worthy of a quality that brings Museum to mind as description for the level of detail, but this is a very smooth running layout. The American Civil War as recorded in history could never have come to pass without the railroad. Troops could not be moved so quickly or supplied in such numbers without railroads. Please take a look at Bernie's blog to gain an appreciation of Bernie's modeling. Below is the cover of Bernie's new book due from Kalmbach early next year.
Our next in person meeting is still on for September 11th. Please note we are asking everyone to where a mask and those who are not vaccin...
The James River Division maintains a Facebook page for those of you who Facebook. If you are an NMRA member even if you are not in the JRD ...
Rod and Richard have just published the April 2020 Crossties It is another great issue!
It was a good day today for a James River Division meeting. We started at 9AM with just a few socializing and by the time the meeting start...