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All American Railroad Show
Schedule of Events - 2013/2014
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
5729 Dunham Road
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(All Meetings start at 1:30)
|Date||Program or Activity||Contest|
|September 8, 2013||"Through the Artist's Eye – Part 2" by Patrick Golden
BOD meeting and Presentation of Division Kitbash Contest.
|Flat Cars: This time, no loads. Use your skills to give personality to this ubiquitous piece of railroad equipment|
|October 6, 2013||"Weathering Roundtable Q&A"
with Bill Drzal and Wayne Pelke
|Weathered Freight Cars: Any type, any era.|
|November 3, 2013||"Programming a DCC Decoder"
|National Model Railroad Month: Celebrate with your favorite train. Steam, diesel or electric with freight or passenger cars from any era.|
|December 1, 2013||Division Christmas Party||Holiday Season Photo Spectacular: Model or Prototype in any color or B&W print, slide, or digital formats|
|January 5, 2014||"Scenery Techniques" by Fred Henize||All Things Intermodal: From the earliest TOFC equipment to this new century's variety of containers and railroad cars that carry them.|
|February 3, 2014||"Show & Tell" – Tell us about what you have been working on related to your hobby.
|Division Kit Bash Contest Results: Details to be presented at the September meeting.|
|February 22, 2014||MR101 – Learn the basics of layout construction. 1-5 pm at St. Paul's UCC. See separate SIGN UP FORM for additional details||MR101 is designed for the new to the hobby modeler or those who received a trainset for Christmas and want to do more with it.|
|March 3, 2014||"Minneapolis & Rainy River Railroad"
by Tim Schubert
|Annual All Categories contest: includes locomotives, freight and passenger cars, buildings, scenic vistas and photos|
|March 29, 2014||All American Railroad Show at Lyons Township High School Field house – 33rd Annual!||9am to 5pm Admission $4 (under age 5 are free) Located at the corner of Brainerd and Cossitt in LaGrange IL. A short walk from the BNSF West Lines Stone Avenue Metra Station|
|April 7, 2014||Division Layout Tours||No contest this month||May 15-18, 2014||RAILFUN 2014 Midwest Region Convention -- Schaumburg, IL
Note: No Division meeting this month due to the Region convention
|Enter the Region Meet Contest!|
|June 2014||TBA||No contest this month|
For more information on these meets, contact:
Tim Schubert, (630) 690-9757
DuPage Division Officers (2811)
Term expires 5/31/2014
Terms expire 5/31/2014
|Division Membership & promotions Chairman||
|All American Train Show Chairman||
|Division Achievement Chairman||
|Division Contests Chairman||
|Other Division Information|
|DIVISION SERVICE AREA||
Includes the following counties in the State of Illinois: Cook not otherwise included in the Fox Valley Division, DuPage, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Kane (south of the westward extension of the Cook-DuPage county line), Kendall, and Will.
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