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Sunrise Division Meeting Aug 09 Minutes
Volume II     Issue 5                             RMR Division 2                             Aurora, Colorado                             August 2009

NMRA Notes

No news.

Rocky Mountain Region Notes

No news.

Gary running the "Glow Worm" at the Greeley Freight Station Museum
2009 Rocky Mountain Regional Convention

Photo Credit: Don Meeker

2009 RMR AP Certificate Awards
(as listed in Scale Rails Jan - Dec 2009)
Golden Spike

Robert Charles
James Harper
E. Sherman Storm
Master Builder - Cars

Don Bailey
Association Volunteer

Jerald Hanz*
Fred Morton*
Gary Myers*
Model Railroad Engineer - Civil

Richard Sons
Master Builder - Structures

Irving Johnson
Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical

Irving Johnson
Bill Sedivec
Master Builder - Scenery

Bill Sedivec*
* first certificate

Sunrise Division Notes

General Business

  • Attendees (15):Larry, Albert, Dick, Jim, Alex, Gary, Glenn, Gerry, Byron, Nate, Mike, Tom, John, Don, Bill
  • Upcoming Events Nate covered the latest upcoming events, including the TECO4 - Train Expo Colorado, Sept 12th at the Crown Plaza Hotel

    For details and more events, check our home page 2009 Calendar

  • Other Items of Interest New C-19s are shown on Blackstone's website

    Jim displayed his mock-up of his layout room with his layout plan checking aisle width:

  • (Photo Credit: Gary Myers)

    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

    6 August 2009 Meeting Activities

    "The Brake Shop!"

    Clinic: Dick Hunter presented a video show of construction of his 2009 RMR Convention diorama: "The Brake Shop!".

    Dick covered construction techniques, modeling and presentation ideas. He also had a few layout photos of examples of how to improve RR scenes on the layout.

    August Show & Tell: Steam Locomotives
    HO D&RGW #1508
    Gary Myers
    HO D&RGW #827
    Gary Myers
    HO D&RGW #828
    Gary Myers

    On3 D&RGW #488
    Michael O'Neill
    HO #X5044
    Bill Johnson
    HO Flying Scotsman
    Bill Johnson
    HO D&RGW #1209 & CN #3708
    Alex Myers
    HO White Metal Heaven
    Don Francis

    NEXT MEETING: September 3rd
    Clinic: TBD.
    Show & Tell Theme: Vehicles

    (Photo Credits: Gary Myers)

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    Last modified 29 August 2009