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What's New!

February 17th, 2017

The latest issue of The Canadian has been added to the newsletter section in the members area.
The CARM Super Meet taking place in Montreal, Quebec has now been set for August 5th and 6th.
The Copetown Show is coming fast on March 5th. Watch here for more information when it becomes available.

David King

Current Events

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Lakeshore Model Railroad Flea Market

Date: Sunday April 2, 2017
Location: John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre 4300 Cawthra Road, Mississauga, Ontario.
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Steve McCoy
Phone: 416.817.4015 (please no calls after 10pm)
Email: supertraindude@yahoo.ca
Website: www.lmra.ca/flea_market.html
Information:
Admission
Adult $7.00
Youth $3.00
Children under 6 Free
Directions:
John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre 4300 Cawthra Road, just south of Hwy 403 in Mississauga

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.

London & District Model Railway Layout Tour

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017
Location: London & St. Thomas, Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact: Don Wesley
Phone: 519 673-1695
Email: dgwesley46@gmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Over twenty model railroad layout available for viewing in the London/St. Thomas area. There is something to see for everyone from gauges N to G and garden! Come view beautiful historically based layouts of Woodstock and west Toronto in the 1950's, to present day railways, to freelanced roads!
A tour not to be missed!
Directions:
Tour Pass Booklets are $5.00 per family and are on sale from April 1st until April 22nd 2017 at:
Broughdale Hobby, London
Pete's Trains, London
Railway City Hobbies, St. Thomas
Elgin County Railway Museum, St. Thomas

Woodtock Model Train Show

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017
Location: Oxford Auditorium & Mutual/Market Buildings, Woodstock Fairgrounds, 875 Nellis St., Woodstock, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Ian Ward
Phone: 519-426-8875
Email: toyshow@kwic.com
Website: www.collectorshows.ca/EN/toy.php
Information:
Two buildings packed full of Model Trains. Featuring over 170 vendor tables full of Model Trains of all Scales, plus Railroad Books, Memorabilia, DVD's, and hobby supplies. Also featuring at least six Operating Layouts. Lunch Counter. Plenty of Free Parking. Fully handicapped accessible.
Admission $5.00 per person; Children under age 12 will be admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.
Directions:
For Directions please go to our website for a map.

Fenwick Central (Model) Railroad Open House Day 1

Date: Sunday April 23, 2017
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, Ontario
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: info@gnmre.ca
Website: www.gnmre.ca/
Information:
Open House--Operating a 35'x25' HO layout with up to six trains running along with Dispatcher and Yardmaster.
Admission is FREE. Sorry, not wheelchair accessible.
Our Club is The Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers.
Directions:
Map is located on the club website. Located in the Niagara Peninsula.

Fenwick Central (Model) Railroad Open House Day 2

Date: Sunday April 30, 2017
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, Ontario
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: info@gnmre.ca
Website: www.gnmre.ca/
Information:
Open House--Operating a 35'x25' HO layout with up to six trains running along with Dispatcher and Yardmaster.
Admission is FREE. Sorry, not wheelchair accessible.
Our Club is The Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers.
Directions:
Map is located on the club website. Located in the Niagara Peninsula.

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.