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Sunrise Division Meeting Apr 09 Minutes
Volume II     Issue 3                             RMR Division 2                             Aurora, Colorado                             April 2009

NMRA Notes

No news.

Rocky Mountain Region Notes

Trains, Planes, Cars, & Boats 2009 RMR Convention

  • COSTS GO UP $10 MAY 1st !!
  • Convention dates: May 21 - 24, 2009
  • One tour includes the Cheyenne Shops, UP Challenger, and UP 4-8-4 #844
  • Convention Hotel: Greeley Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, (970) 353-8444. Mention Rocky Mountain Region National Model Railroad Association to get convention rate of $79.00/night.
  • Early Registration ends 4/30/09. Registrant & Family charged an extra $10 each after 4/30/09.
  • Several details on the convention are available at the Convention website (

  • Sunrise Division Notes

    General Business

  • Introductions
  • Convention reminder (see above).
  • Attendance

    March Meeting
    We had 20 attendees to participate in our second meeting of the year, another great turnout! Don Francis gave a clinic on modeling water. Show and Tell featured Diesels and Electrics. This was followed up by a second clinic from Tom Frerichs on modeling static grass. Two excellent clinics!

    Sunrise Modular Layout Group

  • No update.

    Upcoming Events
    For details and more events, check our home page calendar and on-line at: 2009 Calendar (

  • Monthly Meeting Show & Tell Themes
    Jan*HOLIDAY BREAK*JulBuildings
    FebPassenger CarsAugSteam Locomotives
    MarDiesels & ElectricsSepVehicles
    AprTrack StructuresOctMOW Cars
    MayCaboosesNovFreight Cars (Closed Loads)
    JunFreight Cars (Open Loads)DecPhotos/Slides/Videos

    2 April 2009 Meeting Activities

    April Clinic: Low Cost Integrated Signal System with Stewart Jones
    (Click here for PDF Clinic)

    April Show & Tell: Track Structures
    (Click on Image for Enlargements* Photos by Nate)
    Glenn Sponholtz's S Scale C&S Water Tank at Baker.
    Rich Flammini's HO GTW Handcar shed from his home layout.
    Don Francis' HO 70' manual turntable.
    Jim Laird's HO Scale Kemtron Blomberg brass trucks.

    Attendees: 12
    Nate, Rich, Don, Tom F, Dick, Albert, Stewart, Jim, Tom L, Mike, Ernie, & Glenn

    NEXT MEETING: May 7th
    Clinic: Painting Buildings (The Art of Model Railroading) with Jack Getz.
    Show & Tell Theme: Cabooses.

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    Last modified 26 April 2009