Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Next Meeting

Next Meet: January 14, 2023

Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church

1100 Mt. Pisgah Drive

Midlothian, VA 23113 

Details about the Meet

Time: Doors open at 9AM and starts at 930AM


·       Keith Pritchard and Mike Bonner – JMRI PanelPro Switch Lists

Looking for an alternative to car cards? Mike Bonner and Keith Pritchard will show how to create a JMRI PanelPro program that can route cars, build trains, and prepare switch lists for you and your crews.


Chris Chapin will give a clinic about upgrading a Rapido E8 speaker with one from Scale Sound Systems.  A live demo will be presented comparing both the stock E8 and the upgraded E8.  


Modeling Theme: Boxcar

Other Activities: Door prizes, white elephant table, 50-50 raffle, coffee and donuts. 

Lunch: On your own with lots of restaurants nearby.  Directions will be provided.

Layout Tours  (See the layout descriptions that follow)

·       Bob Stringer – Ashley and Atlantic Railroad

·       Keith Pritchard – Great Plains Railroad


Future Modeling Themes:

·       March 2023 – Diesel locomotive

·       May 2023 – Caboose

·       July 2023 – Coal hopper


Friday, December 2, 2022

December 9th Virtual Hangout

Our next JRD Virtual Hangout will be on Friday December 9th at 7pm. Members and those from other divisions on the list will receive an invitation via email with the Zoom credentials.  Look for this by Sunday the 4th with a reminder later in the week.

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