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What's New!

Dec. 31st, 2014

The winter issue of the "Canadian" has been mailed out and the electronic version is available in the members section.

Be sure to check out the latest information in the newsletter and on the convention website. Have a good New Year in 2015 and we will presenting more news soon.

David King

Current Events

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


Doubleheaders Layout Tour

Date: Saturday March 28, 2015
Location: Hespeler Arena, 640 Ellis Road W, Cambridge, ON
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Mark Van Runt
Phone: 519-622-9555
Email: dhtour@gmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
32nd Annual DoubleHeaders Model Railroad Self-Guided Layout Tour

Over 40 Layouts in Kitchener - Waterloo - Cambridge - Guelph
Most Layouts Open 9 am - 9 pm
Tickets & Maps available at: Hespeler Arena, 640 Ellis Road West, Cambridge
Admission: $6 per person - Children MUST be supervised
For more information use the e-mail above.
Added Feature
Come see our Free-mo layout
Saturday March 28th and Sunday March 29th, Freemo Set-up at Hespeler Arena. Credit Valley Free-mo Group is sponsoring a Free-mo Setup.
If you have a free-mo module and would like to join, please contact Paul at ptaylor@ica.net
Directions:
Starting point for the Doubleheaders Layout Tour is at the Hespeler Arena, 640 Ellis Road W, Cambridge, ON.

Golden Horseshoe Chapter Meeting

This is a CARM event

Date: Saturday April 18, 2015
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King Street West, Dundas, Ontario
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Tom Allan
Phone: N/A
Email: thomaseallan@rogers.ca
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.

David King will continue with his electronic series of hands on workshops. This session we will be making a strobe light. Items needed for the workshop are located on the attached document.

We have also lined up two great layouts. Come out at 9:00 am and visit,
John Johnson's Grand Trunk Southern N Scale layout and
Steve Tuff's HO Scale layout in the era of 2000 Norfolk Southern in Central Ohio.
For more information on the layout download the attached document.
Meetings start at 12:00 pm. Admission $2.00. Guests welcome
Refreshments: Coffee, water and cookies homemade by Tom's wife
Attached Document (PDF)
Directions:
The next GHC meeting will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King Street West, Dundas, Ontario L9H 1W1 on Saturday April 18th. 2015

The Ontario Narrow Gauge Show

Date: Saturday April 18, 2015
Location: Community Hall, Schomberg, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Christopher Creighton
Phone: 905-939-0694
Email: christophercreighton@hotmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
This year is the tenth anniversary of Canada's only exclusively narrow gauge show, featuring layouts, modules, displays, vendors, model contests, clinics and demonstrations as well as a panel discussion this year and a lunch counter outside with hot burgers and dogs. It's not widely advertised to the general public, but represents a niche of committed fine model builders.
Additional setup time is available on the Friday night, and pints are to be had across the street.
We're officially sponsored by Fast Tracks and the Mt Albert Scale Lumber Co, and this year we'll have TrainMasters TV out for a three camera shoot.
For exhibitors, contact David Woodhead at woodway@sympatico.ca
Directions:
From the 400, take the Highway 9 ext Westbound. Continue past the Hwy 27 intersection and take Main Street South into Schomberg. The show is at the Community Hall, 325 Main Street, on the right.

Fenwick Model Railroad Open House, Day 1

Date: Sunday April 19, 2015
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, Ontario (Niagara Region)
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: dstremlaw@vaxxine.com
Website: N/A
Information:
A 25'x35' HO model railroad with dispatcher and yardmaster and four mainline throttles. Computer driven switch jobs. NOT wheelchair accessible. FREE.
Directions:
Queen Elizabeth Hwy-exit at Vineland-South on Regional 24-left on Regional 20-right on Maple Street-Clubhouse in village of Fenwick. Parking beside Clubhouse.

Fenwick Model Railroad Open House, Day 2

Date: Sunday April 26, 2015
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, Ontario (Niagara Region)
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: dstremlaw@vaxxine.com
Website: N/A
Information:
A 25'x35' HO model railroad with dispatcher and yardmaster and four mainline throttles. Computer driven switch jobs. NOT wheelchair accessible. FREE.
Directions:
Queen Elizabeth Hwy-exit at Vineland-South on Regional 24-left on Regional 20-right on Maple Street-Clubhouse in village of Fenwick. Parking beside Clubhouse.

Midland Train Show & Sale

Date: Saturday May 23, 2015 to Sunday May 24, 2015
Location: North Simcoe Sports & Rec Centre, Midland, Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Richard Small
Phone: 705-791-7968
Email: mdrc_rs@rogers.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Adults $6 / Seniors $5 / Children $2
Many Layouts in different scales, and lots of Vendors
Directions:
Follow maps of your choice to Midland, Ontario.

Montreal Model Train Exposition

Date: Saturday September 26, 2015 to Sunday September 27, 2015
Location: 4251 St Urbain Montreal
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact: Ivan Dow
Phone: 514-918-1501
Email: i.dow@videotron.ca
Website: N/A
Information:
Over 40 model railroads, 21,000 sq ft on 3 floors, established 1988.
Directions:
Downtown Montreal

The North Shore Train Show

Date: Saturday October 3, 2015 to Sunday October 4, 2015
Location: Complexe Multi-Sports, 955 rue Bois-de-Boulogne, Laval ,Quebec
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact: Eric Masoon
Phone: 613-870-1082
Email: info@salondutrainrivenord.org
Website: www.salondutrainrivenord.org
Information:
Adults - $ 8.00
11 to 18 years old - $ 4.00
10 years old or less - Free (accompanied by an adult)
Family Package - 2 adults, 2 children - $ 20.00
Directions:
Check your maps for
Complexe Multi-Sports
955 rue Bois-de-Boulogne
Laval ,Quebec

TH&B Flea Market, Fall

Date: Sunday November 8, 2015
Location: Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fair Grounds, Ancaster, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Henwood
Phone: 905-335-9112
Email: N/A
Website: N/A
Information:
Over 150 tables including vendors of new and used equipment, book, memorabilia, many special interest groups, and more.

Admission $5.00 Children under 12 Free
Directions:
Take Highway 403 between Hamilton and Woodstock to the exit for Highway 52/Trinity Road. Head south on Trinity Road to 630 Trinity Road.

TH&B Flea Market, Winter

Date: Sunday January 31, 2016
Location: Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fair Grounds, Ancaster, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Henwood
Phone: 905-335-9112
Email: N/A
Website: N/A
Information:
Over 150 tables including vendors of new and used equipment, book, memorabilia, many special interest groups, and more.

Admission $5.00 Children under 12 Free
Directions:
Take Highway 403 between Hamilton and Woodstock to the exit for Highway 52/Trinity Road. Head south on Trinity Road to 630 Trinity Road.

The 2016 Copetown Show

This is a CARM event

Date: Sunday February 7, 2016
Location: Copetown and District Community Centre, 1950 Governor's Road, Copetown, Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Johnston
Phone: N/A
Email: editor@caorm.org
Website: www.caorm.org/copetown/
Information:
Camada's Best Kept Model Railway Secret.
Layouts, Historical Societies, Scratchbuilding Supplies, Manufacturers, Craftsman Displays, Slide and Phot Collections, and much more for the serious modeller.
Admission: $6 (under 12 free)
Presented by The Bayview Junction Modular Group, Rapido Trains Inc., and The Canadian Association of Railway Modellers
Directions:
Copetown is just 15 minutes from Hamilton. See website for full directions and map.