Division Meeting

Division Meeting and Model and Photo Contests

Date: 
Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:  John Travis presents "Building the Johnstown and Gerryville - An Inside Look"

Show and Tell:  Bring your favorite work crane or MOW train

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

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

Please bring models and photos, along with completed contest forms and other paperwork, to the contest room beginning at 7:00.

Required contest forms:

  • Contest Entry Form (#901)
  • Judged Model Contest (#902) - Not required for the Photo Contest

For questions about the model contest, contact AP Chair Randall Watson at randallvwatson1@bellsouth.net.  For questions about the photo contest, contact Photo Contest Chair Paul Voelker at voelkerpv@msn.com.

 

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Clinic:    Peter Youngblood, MMR presents "Modeling Details Along the Right-of-Way"

Theme:  Have a bridge modeling project?  Bring a completed bridge or one you are constructing. 

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

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Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

Division Meeting - New Location

Date: 
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Please note the Piedmont Division's new meeting location:

Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327

Directions and additional information

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Clinic:    Dan Masfield presents "Everything about Modeling a Rock Quarry"

Theme:  Bring your favorite Aggregate or Ballast Train.

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

 

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Clinic:    Walt Liles presents "Learn How to Lay and Install Flex Track Correctly"

Theme:  Bring your favorite passenger trains to display and share.

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

Old Hickory House, 2202 Northlake Parkway, Tucker, GA, 30084 ===================================================

We are moving!

Beginning in February 2014, the Piedmont Division Membership and Board of Directors meetings will be held at:

Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, 805 Mt Vernon Hwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 

See Map:  Google Maps

2014 Board of Directors Elections

Date: 
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Tucker

The Piedmont Division will hold 2014 Board of Directors Elections Tuesday, November 11, 2014 during the general meeting at The Elks Lodge, 1775 Montreal Road, Tucker, GA  30084.

Positions on the ballot, candidates and additional information.

Railroad Rendezvous

Date: 
Sat, 07/26/2014 (All day)

The Piedmont Division is proud to participate in Railroad Rendezvous at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. The Kids Operating Layout will be running and the membership table staffed for visitors to learn more about our organization.

Piedmont Division volunteers should contact Walt Liles at wliles.crrman@gmail.com.

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 427-2117

Museum Website  http://www.southernmuseum.org/

Division Meeting and Annual Holiday Dinner and Party

Date: 
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Don't miss the Piedmont Division's Annual Holiday Party!  Join friends for an evening of food, merriment and FUN in celebration of the holiday season.

Our theme is Christmas trains and special stories of Christmas trains.

Bring a favorite dish or appetizer for the party, enough to feed 10.  If you have not already done so, please contact Dottie Maiuro and tell her what you would like to bring.  Dottie may be reached at Joedottiem@aol.com

If you are able, bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.  Help bring toys to children and make their holiday season a bit brighter.

Please bring your spouse or friend.  The party begins at 6:00pm.

 

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

 

Strategic Planning Meeting

Date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

The 2014 Strategic Planning Meeting will be held Saturday,October 4, 2014.

11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church
189 Church St
Marietta, GA 30060

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Clinic:    Three Model Railroad Topics/Three Breakout Groups

We will be trying a new technique for September.  We will have three clinics going on at the same time as smaller breakout groups.  

The clinics will be on topics that modelers love and include a lot of new modeling tips and tricks. Come on out and give it try to see what you think. 

Theme:   Bring your favorite freight car or passenger car.

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

Old Hickory House, 2202 Northlake Parkway Tucker, GA 30084

 

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Theme:   Bring your favorite structure model or picture of it from your layout.

Clinic:     We are foregoing our regular clinic with a special presentation:

3D Printing Meets Model Railroading

The folks from CatzPaw Innovations, LLC will present an introduction to a relatively new technology. They will demonstrate 3D printing to show everyone how it allows anyone to design, create and produce items made from plastic.  They will show one way in which 3D printing has impacted the model railroading industry by showcasing CatzPaw’s line of 3D printed accessories, figures, animals and vehicles.

CatzPaw Innovations has a review appearing in the May/June issue of S Gaugian that may be of interest.

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