Showing posts from May, 2015

Great Meeting in Richmond

The JRD had a great meeting last Saturday in Richmond at the old Southern Railway station on Hull Street.  It was a great venue full of atmosphere and history yet plenty of things to see and do.  Many fine exhibits, a gift shop where several good deals were found, and a large HO layout with many fine scenes taking shape every time you look around the corner. The Old Dominion Chapter of the NRHS were great hosts and the JRD wishes to say Thank You. The meeting consisted of four parts with two sections by Kurt Reisweber who is a noted author and photographer with an extensive collection bolstered by his extensive knowledge of the history of the Hampton Roads area.  He was gracious in sharing his knowledge while answering the many questions from the attendees.  We look forward to hopefully hearing from him again The annual meeting of the JRD did decide one major issue in deciding to dissolve the library. The upkeep and sheer size while having very little activity convinced the m

Reminder of this Saturday's Meeting May 9th

Just a reminder that the James River Division is having a meeting this Saturday the 9th of May.   May 9, 2015 - Richmond, VA Time: Doors open at 9 AM  with first clinic at 930 AM Location:  Hull Street Station  (Old Dominion Chapter NRHS hosts) Clinics: Clinic 1 & 2: Kurt Reisweber - Railfanning around Norfolk Annual Meeting Clinic 3: Larry Hudson - Railroading (RF&P/CSX) from and Engineer Instructors Perspective Layout Tours: Old Domion Club Contest: Super Detailed Steam Locomotive                Super Detailed Diesel Locomotive  Please park toward the rear of the building and enter through the front door Philip Taylor