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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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Dundas Modular Railway Club Open House

Date: Saturday November 26, 2016
Location: Royal Canadian Legion (Br36), 280 King St. W. Dundas On. (2nd floor)
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Gerry Wilkinson
Phone: 905 628 8840
Email: wrgerry@aol.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Admission:$4.00, children under 12, free
-Model trains, books, photos and train memorabilia.
-Kits of model planes, cars, ships.
-Die cast cars, reference books.
-Dealers and individual vendors.
-Club 14'x14' HO scale layout Dundas and Mineral Springs will be operating.
-Snack bar (hamburgers and more).
-Wheelchair accessible, free parking
Directions:
From Hwy 403: Take Main W off ramp. Turn Left on Main. Turn right on Cootes Drive. Cootes Dr. turns into King St. in Dundas. Drive through downtown, Legion is on the left, three blocks past the community center near the intersection of King and Peel.

Scarborough Model Railroaders Train Show

Date: Sunday December 4, 2016
Location: 17 Jeavons Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Michael Marmoreo
Phone: N/A
Email: michaelmarmoreo@gmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Two floors of model railroads. 1500 square foot fifties era HO scale layout set in southern Ontario featuring:
- Authentic steam and diesel sound.
- Walkaround Digital Command Control.
- Passenger and freight train operation.
1300 square foot N scale layout with:
- 35 scale miles of double-tracked mainline, running through mountain scenery.
- 60 to 80 car freight trains and full length passenger trains.
- Walkaround Digital Command Control.
- The only permanent N scale club layout in the GTA.
Refreshments available.
Fare: Adults $5, seniors $3, children $2, family (2+2) $12.
Directions:
From 401 westbound: Exit at Kennedy, go left/south, turn right/southwest on Danforth Road, turn left/south on Birchmount, then follow "For all" directions. From 401 Eastbound:
Take DVP south, then follow "From DVP" instructions.
From DVP:
Exit at Eglinton, go east, turn right/south onto Birchmount, then follow "For all" directions.
For all:
From southern Birchmount, one block south of Danforth Road (not Danforth Ave) turn left/east on Parnell, then right/south on Jeavons.

LMRG's Monthly Public Viewing Night, December 2016

Date: Tuesday December 6, 2016
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, 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!

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.

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.