Off Topic - NMRA - TLR Region Convention


Chris Shinn <cnshinn@...>
 

The Thousands Lakes Region of the NMRA is having their regional
convention in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada this coming May 26-28/2000.
It is hosted by the Winnipeg Model Railway Club, the CNSig, and the
CPSig.

Like usual, layout tours are available on the Friday night. A BBQ on Friday
and a banquet on Saturday are set up. There's a chance to check out some
live steam, some 1 1/2" scale, and the real thing - the Prairie Dog Central,
an
1880's 4-4-0 that makes a wonderful 2+ hour excursion run.

Seminar presentee's include Dave Shaw (photo techniques), Brian Pate
(modelling),
Joe Boreshie (new name to most of you, a historic railroad photographer with
lots
of unpublished steam photo's), Jim Little (CPR signalling), Al Lill (editor
of CN
Lines), Jim Kelly (from MR), John Morris (brass kitbashing), Jim Brock
(dispatching)
Clark Kooning (MMR - modeling techniques), Bonnie Durrenberger ("people"ing
layouts), Mike Barone (professional steam engineer), Ken Goslett (a frequent
RMC
contributor), Tom Mauszycki (track maintenance), ..... and the
incomparably...
.. Tony Koester.

More info available at the WMRC webpage:
http://www.winnipeg.freenet.mb.ca/wmrc/wmrc.html

Come on up and join us. For you Americans, remember...your $1 US is worth
about $1.48 CDN and that means buying power!

Chris Shinn
Winnipeg, Canada
Member, Renegade HO Modular Club
< http://members.xoom.com/renegade_MRC >
"If it ain't steam, it's a powered boxcar"

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