Rocky Mountain Region Notes|
2010 RMR Convention Planning - Tracks to Alamosa
Alamosa Colorado, June 3-6, 2010.
Joint planning with Sunrise and South Suburban firming up plans.
Registration ready to publish.
Clinics are planned to be held Friday morning and evening. Afternoon shop/yard tour.
Saturday train ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, San Luis Express: Alamosa to La Veta and back. Stop in
La Veta for lunch and shopping. Saturday night dinner on your own. Saturday evening, model judging and videos.
BOD meeting to be Saturday night or Sunday morning.
Hobo breakfast Sunday morning at the historic Rio Grande depot on the mainline.
Layout tours along the route home Sunday.
Great Train Expo - Denver - November 7-8, 2009
Rich Flammini is coordinating the RMR NMRA Booth for the Great Train Expo.
|2009 RMR AP Certificate Awards|
(as listed in Scale Rails Jan - Dec 2009)
|Master Model Railroader
E. Sherman Storm
|Master Builder - Cars
|Model Railroad Engineer - Civil
|Master Builder - Structures
|Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical
|Master Builder - Scenery|
|* first certificate
Sunrise Division Notes|
General BusinessAttendees (17):Mike, Nate, Larry, Rich, Don, Tom, John, Dick, Albert, Bill, Stewart, Jim, Gary, Byron, Ernie,
Glenn, and Louis.
2010 Officers (No opposition to the candidates):
Superintendent: Gary Myers
Asst Superintendent: Don Francis
Secretary: Tom Frerichs
Treasurer: Bill Johnson
AP Chair: Don Francis
Program Chair: Open - Gary Myers (Acting)
Program Committee: Bill Johnson, Don Francis
Special thanks to our outgoing Superintendent Nate, for his 3 successive years of dedicated service.
Rocky Mountain Toy Train Show, Nov 28-29, Denver Merchandise Mart, Denver, CO
Foothills Society Model Railroad Swap Meet, Nov 21, 9-Noon, Christ on the Mountain Church, Lakewood, CO
For details and more events, check our home page
5 November 2009 Meeting Activities|
(Photo Credits: Tom Frerichs)
|November Show & Tell: Freight Cars: Closed Loads|
Caboose Hobbies Gift Certificate
Random Draw Participant Winner: Don Francis
Click on photo for enlargement!
||New Brighton Boxcars |
||CB&Q Covered Hoppers|
||Great Northern #171215|
||KaDee Frisco Boxcar|
||NMRA 75th Anniversary Car|
||Blackstone Stock & Boxcars|
Etching Circuit Boards
Clinic: Stewart Jones showed how to etch circuit boards, using simple and inexpensive methods, with
chemicals and materials readily available.
(Photo Credit: Gary Myers)
Video: Following the clinic, we watched the video "Golden Spike", which followed the making of the Jupiter
and Engine 119, the historic Golden Spike remake at the Promontory Point National Historic Park.
Dessert: The meeting adjourned about 9 PM, at which time most of us "reconvened" at the Village Inn at
Mississippi and Abilene for coffee & pie.
Program for next month: December 3rd
Business Meeting: None!
Food: Bring a holiday treat to share.
Show & Tell Theme: CD, photos or slides you would like to share, as we will take turns displaying any theme while we
enjoy some holiday fare.