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Sunrise Division Meeting Nov 09 Minutes
Volume II     Issue 8                             RMR Division 2                             Aurora, Colorado                             November 2009

NMRA Notes

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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
    Irving Johnson
    Richard Sons
    Golden Spike

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

    Don Bailey
    Association Volunteer

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

    Richard Sons
    Master Builder - Structures

    Irving Johnson
    Chief Dispatcher

    Bill Sedivec
    Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical

    Irving Johnson
    Bill Sedivec
    Jerald Hanz
    Master Builder - Scenery

    Bill Sedivec*
    * first certificate

  • Sunrise Division Notes

    General Business

  • Attendees (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.

  • Upcoming Events 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 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

    5 November 2009 Meeting Activities

    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
    (HO Scale)
    Rich Flammini
    CB&Q Covered Hoppers
    (HO Scale)
    Don Francis
    Great Northern #171215
    Covered Hopper
    (HO Scale)
    Don Francis
    KaDee Frisco Boxcar
    SLSF #18194
    (HO Scale)
    Bill Johnson
    NMRA 75th Anniversary Car
    (HO Scale)
    Jim Laird
    WP Boxcars
    (HO Scale)
    Gary Myers
    Blackstone Stock & Boxcars
    (HOn3 Scale)
    Gary Myers
    (Photo Credits: Tom Frerichs)

    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.

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    Last modified 26 November 2009