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July 1st, 2016

Happy Canada Day to all!
The latest issue of The Canadian has been added to the newsletter section in the members area. The CARM Mini-Convention taking place in Montreal, Quebec has been postponed until Spring of 2017. Watch here for more information when it becomes available.

David King

Current Events

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Note: Events indicated with the CARM logo are CARM EVENTS.


LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, January 2017

Date: Tuesday January 3, 2017
Location: 69 Holborn Ave., London Ont. Canada
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Contact: W. R. Thomson
Phone: 519-432-1491 Club # Tuesday or Thursday night
Email: contact@lmrg.org
Website: N/A
Information:
One of Canada's largest O Scale layouts with the club formed in 1938. The layout room size is 40ft. x 100ft. Approx. 1000ft. of main line track, 6 yards, complete 18 stall roundhouse with turntable large enough for an O Scale Big Boy. 3 scratch built operating bridges. The Bascule Bridge was built in 1938. The Vertical lift built in the early 1960's. The rolling lift built in the early 1980's. Numerous buildings model after London area prototypes. Also ON-3 and Traction under rebuild. 3 18 car scratch built circus trains, along with numerous scratch built cars and locomotives.
Directions:
Located at 69 Holborn Ave, London behind the A&W & Dairy Queen on Wharncliffee Rd. S. London, Ontario.

LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, February 2017

Date: Tuesday February 7, 2017
Location: 69 Holborn Ave., London Ont. Canada
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Contact: W. R. Thomson
Phone: 519-432-1491 Club # Tuesday or Thursday night
Email: contact@lmrg.org
Website: N/A
Information:
One of Canada's largest O Scale layouts with the club formed in 1938. The layout room size is 40ft. x 100ft. Approx. 1000ft. of main line track, 6 yards, complete 18 stall roundhouse with turntable large enough for an O Scale Big Boy. 3 scratch built operating bridges. The Bascule Bridge was built in 1938. The Vertical lift built in the early 1960's. The rolling lift built in the early 1980's. Numerous buildings model after London area prototypes. Also ON-3 and Traction under rebuild. 3 18 car scratch built circus trains, along with numerous scratch built cars and locomotives.
Directions:
Located at 69 Holborn Ave, London behind the A&W & Dairy Queen on Wharncliffee Rd. S. London, Ontario.

LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, March 2017

Date: Tuesday March 7, 2017
Location: 69 Holborn Ave., London Ont. Canada
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Contact: W. R. Thomson
Phone: 519-432-1491 Club # Tuesday or Thursday night
Email: contact@lmrg.org
Website: N/A
Information:
One of Canada's largest O Scale layouts with the club formed in 1938. The layout room size is 40ft. x 100ft. Approx. 1000ft. of main line track, 6 yards, complete 18 stall roundhouse with turntable large enough for an O Scale Big Boy. 3 scratch built operating bridges. The Bascule Bridge was built in 1938. The Vertical lift built in the early 1960's. The rolling lift built in the early 1980's. Numerous buildings model after London area prototypes. Also ON-3 and Traction under rebuild. 3 18 car scratch built circus trains, along with numerous scratch built cars and locomotives.
Directions:
Located at 69 Holborn Ave, London behind the A&W & Dairy Queen on Wharncliffee Rd. S. London, Ontario.

Rail O Rama Model Train Show

Date: Saturday March 11, 2017 to Sunday March 12, 2017
Location: Ambassador Hotel, 1550 Princess Street, Kingston K7M 9E3
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Graham Oberst
Phone: 613 542 9461
Email: graham.oberst@bell.net
Website: N/A
Information:
The 28th edition of Rail O Rama is designed to appeal to families as well as railroad and modelling enthusiasts. It features several operating model train layouts as well as a number of railroad related displays. A variety of vendors will be present offering for sale a range of products including model trains and modelling tools and supplies, suitable for newcomers to the hobby as well as experienced modellers, as well as books, DVDs and railroad memorabilia. A 'Thomas' activity table will keep small children occupied and a 'hands-on' Lionel layout will keep older children busy trying their hand at running trains. Visitors of all ages will find something of interest!
Directions:
From Hwy 401 take Exit 613 and head south on Sydenham Road. At the first light take a left onto Princess Street. At the next light go straight. The Ambassador Hotel is on the right past the CNR overpass.

8th Annual Bowmanville Model Train Flea Market

Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
Location: Clarington Central Seconday School 200 Clarington Blvd Bowamnville L1C5N8
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Contact: Bill Harford Jr
Phone: N/A
Email: sopervalley@gmail.com
Website: www.svmra.ca
Information:
Saturday March 11th 2017 8th Annual Bowmanville Model Train Flea Market. Sponsored by Soper Valley Model Railroad Association
Hours are from 10am to 2pm
General Admission $5 at the door, kids 12 and under free!
Vendor setup at 8am open to public at 10am sharp!
For Vendor and other inquiries please contact Bill Harford Jr through Email: sopervalley@gmail.com or facebook: Soper Valley Model Railroad Association www.svmra.ca
Directions:
Located at Clarington Central Seconday School, 200 Clarington Blvd L1C5N8
Easy to find just off hwy#2 Bowmanville behind Home depot
Free parking and fully wheelchair accessible!

Toronto Railway Prototype Modellers Meet

Date: Saturday March 18, 2017
Location: Humber College, 205 Humber College Blvd, Toronto, ON M9W 5L7 - North Campus
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Brian Gauer
Phone: N/A
Email: bdgauer@yahoo.ca
Website: torontoprototypemodellers.wordpress.com/
Information:
Located at Humber College, 205 Humber College Blvd, Toronto, ON M9W 5L7 - North Campus, Building B, rooms B201& B202.
The annual Toronto Railway Prototype Modellers Meet will be held on Saturday, March 18th from 8:30 am to 4:00pm. The day consists of clinics by prototype modellers and the unique "show and tell" component, an open forum for modellers to discuss the display models. Each attendee is urged to bring a model, whether completed or not, for this, although this is not mandatory. The Meet's location is the same as last year: Humber College, 205 Humber College Blvd, Toronto, ON M9W 5L7 - North Campus, Building B, rooms B201& B202. The admission is $15 and parking is free.
Directions:
Hwy 27 north from Hwy 401 to Humber College Blvd. Go west on Humber College Blvd. The campus will be on your left. The building we use is at the north end of the campus.

LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, April 2017

Date: Tuesday April 4, 2017
Location: 69 Holborn Ave., London Ont. Canada
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Contact: W. R. Thomson
Phone: 519-432-1491 Club # Tuesday or Thursday night
Email: contact@lmrg.org
Website: N/A
Information:
One of Canada's largest O Scale layouts with the club formed in 1938. The layout room size is 40ft. x 100ft. Approx. 1000ft. of main line track, 6 yards, complete 18 stall roundhouse with turntable large enough for an O Scale Big Boy. 3 scratch built operating bridges. The Bascule Bridge was built in 1938. The Vertical lift built in the early 1960's. The rolling lift built in the early 1980's. Numerous buildings model after London area prototypes. Also ON-3 and Traction under rebuild. 3 18 car scratch built circus trains, along with numerous scratch built cars and locomotives.
Directions:
Located at 69 Holborn Ave, London behind the A&W & Dairy Queen on Wharncliffee Rd. S. London, Ontario.

The Lindsay & District 43rd Annual train Show

Date: Saturday April 8, 2017 to Sunday April 9, 2017
Location: Victoria Park Armoury 210 Kent St. West Lindsay Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Wayne Lamb
Phone: 705-324-5316
Email: waynelamb@sympatico.ca
Website: N/A
Information:
We Have HO, N and O27 Scale Layouts and new and used Trains and books and more. The Armouries is wheelchair accessible.
Directions:
Hwy 35 North into Lindsay turn Left on to Kent St. West Is our main street Down town go west past 3 sets of lights it is on the right side of the street across from Tim Hortons and Home Hardware.

Golden Horseshoe Chapter Meeting

This is a CARM event

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King Street West, Dundas, Ontario L9H 1W1
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Tom Allan
Phone: N/A
Email: tom.allan@bell.net
Website: N/A
Information:
This will be our annual General Meeting and election of Officers will take place. If you are interested in holding office as Chair of the GHC or Secretary/Treasurer, please submit your name to Tom Allan and position(s) for which you wish to run. PLEASE NOTE THAT TONY IS STEPPING DOWN AS CHAIR AND TOM IS STEPPING DOWN AS SECRETARY/TREASURER

Mert Hambly will do a hands on clinic on making culverts for your layout.
A list of what you will need will follow later.
Meetings start at 12:00 pm. Admission $2.00. Guests welcome
Refreshments: Coffee, water and cookies homemade by Tom's wife
Check back here for for a link to the list of material.
Directions:
The next GHC meeting will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King Street West, Dundas, Ontario L9H 1W1 on Saturday April 22nd 2017.
To get there from highway 403 from Toronto exit on Main St West, turn left at the traffic light. Turn right on Cootes Drive and follow this into Dundas. The legion will be on the left just after the Dundas downtown core.
To get there from highway 403 from Brantford exit on Aberdeen, turn left at the traffic light onto Longwood Avenue. Turn left on Mains Street West. Turn right on Cootes Drive and follow this into Dundas. The legion will be on the left just after the Dundas downtown core.

LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, May 2017

Date: Tuesday May 2, 2017
Location: 69 Holborn Ave., London Ont. Canada
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Contact: W. R. Thomson
Phone: 519-432-1491 Club # Tuesday or Thursday night
Email: contact@lmrg.org
Website: N/A
Information:
One of Canada's largest O Scale layouts with the club formed in 1938. The layout room size is 40ft. x 100ft. Approx. 1000ft. of main line track, 6 yards, complete 18 stall roundhouse with turntable large enough for an O Scale Big Boy. 3 scratch built operating bridges. The Bascule Bridge was built in 1938. The Vertical lift built in the early 1960's. The rolling lift built in the early 1980's. Numerous buildings model after London area prototypes. Also ON-3 and Traction under rebuild. 3 18 car scratch built circus trains, along with numerous scratch built cars and locomotives.
Directions:
Located at 69 Holborn Ave, London behind the A&W & Dairy Queen on Wharncliffee Rd. S. London, Ontario.