Division Meeting

2019 Holiday Party

Date: 
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Speaker:  TBA

There will not be a meeting of the Board of Directors prior to the December meeting.

Division Meeting, Railroad Diorama Contest, and 2019 Board of Directors Elections

Date: 
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  TBA

Bring and Brag:  TBA 

Board of Directors elections will be held during the meeting. 

Railroad Diorama Contest.  This a popular vote contest with prizes for the top 3 dioramas.  Not an NMRA-judged Event.  Check back for more information.

It's NATIONAL MODEL RAILROAD MONTH: Reach out and get someone acquainted with model railroading.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

Division Meeting and Model and Photo Contests

Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  TBA

Bring and Brag:  TBA.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

Fall Model and Photo Contests will be held during the meeting.

Model contest entries do not have to be scratch-built models.  Super-detailed kits are welcome entries.  There are a number of categories, including motive power, revenue cars, non-revenue cars, passenger cars, cabooses, and structures.  Models may take first, second, or third place awards without earning merit awards.  Merit awards are given to those models which receive a score of 87.5 points or better.

Photo contests are held in conjunction with the model contests.  There are four categories -- B&W model, color model, B&W prototype, and color prototype.  Photos should be mounted on matte material.  Minimum print size is 5" x 7".  Minimum mount size is 8" x 10". A contest entry sheet must accompany each entry.

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 09/10/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  TBA

Bring and Brag:  TBA

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 08/13/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  TBA

Bring and Brag:  TBA

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  TBA

Bring and Brag:  TBA

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m

Train N' Camp "PanPastels"

Date: 
Sat, 03/30/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Covenant Presbyterian Church
2881 Canton Rd,
Marietta, GA 30066

 This Camp will provide the attendee with an opportunity to learn how to weather rolling stock utilizing PanPastels.  This will be a hands-on class and the participant should plan on bringing two or three pieces of their own rolling stock to the class.  Materials and tools will be provided.   This Camp would be a good way to get a head start for the Weathered Car contest that will be held at the May 2019 Piedmont Division meeting. 

There is a nominal fee of $15.00 to cover the cost of the materials and space.  Registration is required and limited to 8 participants.  Contact Perry Lamb at Perry_Lamb@mindspring.com

2019 Piedmont Division Train Show

Date: 
Sat, 03/16/2019 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:00pm

The Southeast's Premier Train Show, Sponsored by the Piedmont Division

March 16th and 17th, 2019
Saturday: 10 - 5 & Sunday: 10 - 4
Cobb Galleria Centre (Hall A), 2 Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339 (I-75 & I-285). See map

Parking at the Cobb Galleria Centre is $5 per day (Credit/Debit only. No cash for parking)

Adults $10.00   Kids 8 & under and Scouts in uniform get free admission!!

Purchase Tickets Online!

Operating layouts, model railroad vendors, Raffle layout, white elephant table (sell your stuff), door prizes.

To purchase tickets online or for additional information, visit themodeltrainshow.com

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 06/11/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  Gerry Leone, MMR.  Topic to be Announced.

Gerry is the NMRA Vice President-Special Projects and editor of the NMRA eBulletin.  He is an NMRA Honorary Life Member and recipient of the President's Award.

Gerry has authored over 50 articles for the hobby press, and his Bona Vista Railroad has appeared in Great Model Railroads 2008 and 2015.  In addition, he’s the on-camera “how-to” spokesperson for Model Railroader magazine’s “Dream/Plan/Build” series of DVDs. 

Bring and Brag:  TBA

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

Division meeting and Model and Photo Contests

Date: 
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Clinic:  John Stevens presents Harvey Houses. A look at some of the hotels and restaurants built by Fred Harvey along the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

Bring and Brag:  Harvey House related, including locomotives.

The Board of Directors meets prior to the Division meeting.  The BOD meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.
 

Spring Model and Photo Contests will be held during the meeting.

Model contest entries do not have to be scratch-built models.  Super-detailed kits are welcome entries.  There are a number of categories, including motive power, revenue cars, non-revenue cars, passenger cars, cabooses, and structures.  Models may take first, second, or third place awards without earning merit awards.  Merit awards are given to those models which receive a score of 87.5 points or better.  


Photo contests are held in conjunction with the model contests.  There are four categories -- B&W model, color model, B&W prototype, and color prototype.  Photos should be mounted on matte material.  Minimum print size is 5" x 7".  Minimum mount size is 8" x 10". A contest entry sheet must accompany each entry.

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