Sunday, June 19, 2022

September 10th Meeting

We will have a meeting on September 10th at Rail Tales in Charlottesville, VA

Directions are in Crossties

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m. and we start promptly at 9:30 a.m. 

Clinic 1 & 2: Bret Jones - Self contained water features you can add to any layout - any donations to cover the anticipated $20 cost per person will be greatly appreciated. 

 Modeling Theme: Gondola with  or without a Load

 Other Activities: Door prizes (including the special Bill Pond structures), white elephant table, 50-50 raffle, coffee and donuts.  If we have a large crowd we may need to display the contest models in Rail Tales.  

 Layout Tours:  

  • Ron Garies' Layout 

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Hangout June 10th - This Friday

 Hangout this Friday June 10th

Our next event is our every other month Hangout.  We will convene at 7PM and go to 9PM.

Questions to think about for this meeting

1.    What's are you working on? workbench? layout?  
2.    Thoughts for future modeling events or hands on clinics
3.    General catching up

Next in person meeting is July 9th at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse.  Directions in Crossties.

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m. and we start at 9:30 a.m. 

 

Clinic 1: John Vogler – Signal Aspects & Indications for Modelers  

Clinic 2: Shannon Crabtree – Detailing RF&P Locomotives 

 

Modeling Theme: Pulpwood Car 

 

Special Display:  JRD members’ builds of the Accurail Boxcar Kit Challenge 

JRD members are encouraged to bring their boxcar kit builds to the meet for display, even if you’ve brought your boxcar to a previous JRD meet.  This is the final meet at which the display of boxcar builds is planned. 

 

Other Activities: Door prizes (including the special Bill Pond structures), white elephant table, 50-50 raffle, coffee and donuts. 

 

Layout Tours:  

  • John Vogler: Allegheny Lehigh & Eastern HO-scale layout 

  • Shannon Crabtree: Virginia Midland HO-scale layout 

Great Meeting in Warrenton

 The JRD and the Potomac Division had a great joint meeting in Warrenton today at Battlefield Baptist.  We appreciate the Church being so ge...