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- Next meeting - Oct. 1rd, 2016: 9a-12 Sump Library, Papillion, NE

September Observation Car

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

Other items

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

- - See our Resources Page

The new issue of the Caboose Kibitzer is now online. 2nd Quarter 2016 Caboose Kibitzer

August Observation Car

July Observation Car

Mid June Observation Car

June Observation Car

Observation Car Archive List

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.

News

It is my sad duty to report that Rich Hulsey passed away yesterday morning, April 11th.

He will be missed greatly.

Richard Hulsey, May 27, 1947 - April 11, 2016

I've added links to various prototype historical/interest societies on the Resources page.
NEW The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society, Inc. (NKPHTS) has made its "Modeler's Notebook" available to the public.

I'm attempting to maintain a list of events within the local area (days drive).
-- If you know of an event that should be included please email me the information.