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GSoF Meetings and Events Schedule


For our GSoF Club

>>> October/November, 2018 happenings:
  • Several of our members will participate in the NMRA Piedmont Division's "Piedmont Pilgrimage." Please verify the dates/times on the NMRA Piedmont Pilgrimage website.
    This member will have an open house (layouts) on this day:
    Dan Berman - Sunday November 18th

    >>> December, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday December 14th. The annual Christmas/Holiday Party had to be moved to a new location, as Betty Cole is still recouperating from her injuries. At the November 9th meeting the Membership decided that we would invoke "Plan B" and have the gathering at the church room (where we meet the other 11 months of the year.) Come! Bring a dish of finger-food (or as Dan's wife said: HEAVY Hors d'oeuvres) to share. Your Club will provide ice, soft drinks, plates, knives & forks and cups.

    >>> January, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday January 11th. Bob Lacheen will again do another of his great presentations, this time on "Philadelphia, PA area Railroads and Rail Transportation".

    >>> February, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday February 8th. Allan Sayle will (hopefully) do his several-time(s) postponed talk about "Seeing different things and seeing things differently when railfanning." The talk will be liberally illustrated with photographs taken during my domestic and international railfanning trips.

    >>> March, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday March 8th. Del Kittendorf and Regan Rickson will join forces this evening and do a presentation on "An update on Brightline Intercity Rail".

    >>> April, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday April 12. Lloyd Neal from the Southeastern Railway Museum will present "History of the Railroads in Atlanta", and also discuss his book "When Atlanta took the Train".

    >>> May, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday May 14th. Member Doug Munnell will bring a speaker to present the excavating work being done from downtown Atlanta to the Chattahootchie River, that involves an underground railroad of sorts.

    >>> We need activities and programs for later in 2019. Anyone?? Please ??? Contact Bob Lacheen! How about someone volunteering to do a presentation on World Peace ???

    >>> Some 2019 happenings:
  • Friday Something-someth. Someone may give a great talk. If not, Bob Lacheen will bring more photos from his many trips!

    >>> Ongoing/yearly Atlanta area events:
  • Weekends: The NRHS and Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia is open and offers caboose rides. (In December Santa is on many of the trains!)
  • Every November is National Model Railroading month. About 70 Piedmont Division NMRA member layouts host open houses at various times every November Saturday and Sunday. Please visit the "Piedmont Pilgrimage" (see web page for link.)

    GSoF Schedules, Outing Announcements & Maps

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    Map to GSoF Meetings at the Covenant Presbyterian Church (MS Word 97)
    "The [last] Ferroequinologist April 2008"
    Map to Misty Mountain RR in Blairsville

    Art Train in pencil by Anna Veccelio, 4th Grade