Division Meeting

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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Division Meeting (Rescheduled)

Date: 
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

 

Clinic: Perry Lamb presents Modern Diesel Locomotives & Details.

Theme: Bring Your Modern Diesel Locomotives.

Elks Lodge, 775 Montreal Road Tucker, GA 30084

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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

Train N' Camp at HobbyTown USA "How to Operate Your Model Railroad"

Date: 
Sat, 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

On Saturday, May 24th, a Train N' Camp on "How to Operate Your Model Railroad" will be held at HobbyTown USA in Kennesaw. Hours are 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. In this session, your hosts will present ideas on Model Railroad Operating Schemes, Aids to Operation, Layout Design Considerations, and how to host an Operating Session.

Best of all, it's free! Please RSVP Perry Lamb at Perry_Lamb@mindspring.com.

Download the flyer for more information about "How to Operate Your Model Railroad.

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Clinic:    Dr. Joe Nichols, Sr., MMR presents "Functions of a Steam Locomotive"

Theme:  Bring Your favorite Steam Locomotives to Share

Elks Lodge, 775 Montreal Road Tucker, GA 30084

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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 Rescheduled for Feb 18th

Date: 
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Due to Dangerous Winter Conditions, the Division Meeting has been Rescheduled for February 18th.  

Please check the calendar for additional information.

 

Division Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Tucker

Clinic:     Ovidiu Trifanescu presents Model Railroading With Your Smart Phone.

Theme:   Bring Your Track Design Plans for Your Layout.

Elks Lodge, 775 Montreal Road Tucker, GA  30084

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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

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