* * * Meeting Date Change * * *

The June meeting has been postponed until June 17th, 2017

Next Meeting - Jun 10th, 2017: 9am-12, Sump Library, Papillion, NE

The new issue of the Caboose Kibitzer is now online. 2nd Quarter 2017 Caboose Kibitzer

The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society, Inc. (NKPHTS) has made its "Modeler's Notebook" available to the public.

- See our Resources Page

Observation Car

Jun 2017 Observation Car (Extra) * * * Special * * *

Jun 2017 Observation Car Note meeting date change!

May 2017 Observation Car

Apr 2017 Observation Car

Mar 2017 Observation Car

Feb 2017 Observation Car (Extra)

Feb 2017 Observation Car

Observation Car Archive List

Other items

2016 Division Elections

The results of the Division elections are as follows.
- Superintendent - Harvey Swanger
- Assistant Superintendent - Robert Albano
- Paymaster - Scott Crites
- Clerk - Bob Finkenbiner

Apr 2nd, 2016 - Thank you to Mike Klapp for hosting this meeting.

Election next month. Ryan is sending an electronic ballot to members that have provided an email address, paper ballot to those without.
Henry talked about convention. Registrations trickling in. 25 registered.
Clinics will be scheduled on Friday and Saturday.
No show and tell, but toured Mike's layout.

Mar 6th, 2016 - Thanks to

George Sinos presented some updates about the JMRI PanelPro system.
George has a presentation available through his web site. JMRI - Getting Started

Paul DeLuca shared slides of his visit to Train Mountain Railroad near Chiloquin, Oregon.

Bob Roegge showed the progress he has been making on his layout as well as a "dead rail" HO locomotive he has modified.

Ricky Keil brought his Farmers Coop Elevators he's building for a Free-mo module.

A short business meeting followed. By a majority vote of those present, it was decided that the HO module group's DCC be donated to the Nebraska Railroad Museum.

February 6th, 2016 - Thanks to

Bob Albano for a presentation some detailing and weathering he has done on his equipment.

George Sinos did a presentation about the JMRI PanelPro system and what he has been learning of late.
George has made the presentation available through his web site. JMRI - Getting Started

December 5th, 2015 - Thanks to

Dave Mrsny for a very nice presentation on soldering.

Rich Hulsey did a photo presentation from TrainFest at Milwaukee.

Rusty Westermeier presented some results he has had using printed sides for constructing buildings.

Bob Roegge showed one of his new creations at our Dec 5th meeting. Click on the picture to see the photo at higher resolution.