The Best N-Scale Model Railroad Club In Utah!
Last updated: 7-5-2017
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The next show the club will attend will be in August at the Roundhouse festival in Evanston August 4th, 5th, and 6th.
We will be doing work sessions at the Gale Center Museum on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 P.M. and Saturdays from 1 to 3 P.M. throughout the month of June. We will be doing track and scenery work with the occasional track cleaning.
June's meeting on the 26th will be at Cameron LaFleur's grandparents house. July 13st's meeting will be at Jason Boulton's house and August 28th's meeting will be at the Gale Center Museum. Go to the Upcoming Meetings tab for place and time.
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2017 Show Schedule
August 4th 4 P.M. to 8 P.M.
August 5th 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
August 6th 10 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.
2015: In the Machine Shop
2017 Show Schedule
2016: On the third floor
2017 Show Schedule:
November 11th 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
November 12th 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
2016: In Room 200D
2017 Show Schedule:
2017: Behind the stage, Big Layout
2018 Show Schedule:
2015: Up in the Old Timers Room
PHOTOS FROM MOST RECENT SHOW'S AND EVENTS
"This is the Place" train day event. Wednesday May 10, 2017
In the Reed Smoot Building.
We had the whole first floor to ourselves. This is the first year they've had this event.
The whole layout.
This is the same setup that Bob and Karen used at the Hurricane show in 2013. It's their two modules and two special end loops.
The old setup track.
The two end loops connect to a setup track hidden behind the layout. Trains dissapear on one side and reappear on the other. Only the red line is used.
End loop 1.
This end loop has a railroad museum scene on it.
End loop 2.
There's a rural scene on this end.
Bobs modules and special
There was plenty of room for the layout. Maybe next year we'll try something larger.
Lots of people.
People are always amazed at how much detail you can get in N-Scale.
It's so hard not to touch
With no stancheons and rope, we had to constantly be on guard.
Gale Center Museum 44 tonner
Normally these are run with DC power on the museum layout. Here I try it out wih DCC. It ran great, but kept getting stuck on the switch frog (unpowered).
Uh Oh - Derailment
Sometimes long consists can be problematic. This time however it was a pair of small hands that caused the derailment.
PHOTOS FROM MOST RECENT CLUB MEETING
Monday May 22, 2017
Monday, May 22nd 2017.
Bob voluteered to host May's meeting.
Bob explains how his custom bridge tool works.
1920 oil lamp.
Robert shows off his newly restored 1920 Adams and Westlake oil lamp.
Progress on the layout.
After the meeting, we all went downstairs to see what progess Bob's made on his layout.
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Jason shows Robert some photos.
From start to finish.
Karen shows the stages of how she makes her own trees.
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Come visit the museum! Fun and activities for the whole family. Come check out the new Bingham mine railroad layout!
Members can sell here for free!
Items should be railroad related.
Here's some stuff from Dave
Here are some links to some interesting sites
XTrkCAD is a pretty decent railroad modeling tool. It's not as fancy as some, but it's an absolute free-be!
SCARM or Simple Computer Aided Railway Modeller is
another free railroad modeling tool. It has more than 125 libraries and can display your design in 3D.
Here's the UTA Website
The NMRA's National
Everything you ever wanted to know about diesel locomotives
A site dedicated to all the
US signage past and
present. LOTS of pictures
and dimentions. A must if
you want to create that
This is a website for those
who are into large scale
models. Lots of info!
Guide to 17,000 rail-related websites including train travel, model railroading, railfan resources, train simulators, and railroad industry sites
Our Local NMRA guys
OTHER CLUBS AND
THAT CLUB MEMBERS
The Sterling Singers Choir
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Utah Rocket Club
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