|Brad Trencamp's American Can factory from Baltimore. A wonderful model.
To top it off, he is using it on a layout from my book, 45 Track Plans
|Hal Miller, Editor of Model Railroader magazine,
shoots pictures of
Jack Keane's O Scale D&H layout. The layout is about 30 percent complete.
On Friday and Saturday we had a steady stream of clinics from 0800 to 2100 with only a hour and quarter break for dinner, that's right - no lunch break.
|Alicia and Kent did a great job helping staff the
|John Steitz and Scott Wahl listen intently as Lance Mindheim
gives some backdrop advice
The sales area had 27 tables of model railroad goodies from 10 different vendors. Hopefully our vendors did well. Several said they would consider coming back.
We held a raffle during the meet and it was a big success. There were lots of prizes for the lucky winners, all donated by our generous sponsors.
Shannon Crabtree posted a set of photos to his pbase website. You can find it here.
|Craig Bisgeier describes how to do home photo etching
and get remarkably good results
|Thom Radice presented a wonderful talk on his home layout, replete with visions of reincarnation
The venue received nice comments from the attendees. We are looking into using that same venue for next year's meet. We need to sort out possible dates and other details before we can announce a MARPM 2019.
A big shout out of thanks to all that attended and supported the event. If you want to attend next year there are three ways you can support the event.
- Register early
- Stay at the meet hotel (we did negotiate a good rate)
- Support the vendors at the show by buying supplies and models from them
|Shannon Crabtree managed the raffle. Thanks to our sponsors for their support
|(r to l) Bill Carl and Travars Stapac operate Don Marvel's layout
|Guest operators work PoLA during my open house.