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                                                     UPCOMING 2018 MEETINGS


March:             Sunday Mar 11, 2018, 2 to 5 PM
                     Don Florwick, Fayetteville, PA
                     See Don's TT/TO NYC Pittsburgh & South Pennsylvania
                     Clinic TBD

April:                Saturday Apr 7, 2018, 9 to 4 PM
                     Mini-Con, Blue Ridge Summit, PA
                     More clinics, new layouts, well known presenters   
                     and a raffle for a Mainline Hobby Supply gift certificate.

May:                Sunday May 6, 2018, 2 to 5 PM
                     Jay Beckham, Berkeley Springs, WV
                     See Jay's 2-rail layout based on the Western Maryland
                     Railway and PRR in WV and Baltimore, MD
                     Clinic: Modeling Water






Please contact the superintendent for directions to the meetings.
You can also view the list of Train Shows and Meets in the latest issue
of the
Wheel Report
                                                       Spring 2018 Train Shows | Meets

• NMRA/MER Regional Convention
Convention: October 4-7, 2018.
Address: Rockville Hilton Hotel,
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
Web:
potomac-nmra.org/MER2018/Main/ index.html

• SMD Mini Convention Convention:
April 7, 2018. Time: 9 AM.
Address: Blue Ridge Mountain Fire Co.,
3063 Monterey Ln, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214.
Web:
smdnmra.org

• Roundhouse Model Train Show Show:
March 3 & 4, 2018. Times: Sat: 10 AM to 4 PM; Sun: 11 AM to 4 PM.
Address: B&O Railroad Museum, Baldwin Roundhouse,
901 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223.
Web:
trainshow.com

• Harrisburg Chapter NRHS RR Show and
Collectors Market
Show: March 10, 2018.
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM.
Address: I. W. Abel Union Hall
(Steelworkers Union), 200 Gibson Street,
Steelton, PA 17113.
Web: harrisburgnrhs.org

• Railroad Prototype Modelers (RPM) Valley Forge Meet:
March 23-25, 2018.
Address: The Desmond Hotel Malvern, 1 Liberty Blvd.,
Malvern, PA 19355.
Web:
rpmvalleyforge.com

• Bunker Hill Train Club Show
Show: April 7, 2018. Time: 10 AM to 3 PM.
Address: 431 W. Second Ave.,
Ranson, WV 25438.
Web:
bunkerhilltrainclub.org

• Great Scale Model Train Show
Shows: April 14 & 15, 2018.
Shows: June 9 & 10, 2018.
Times: Sat: 9 AM to 5 PM; Sun: 10 AM to 4 PM.
Address: Maryland State Fair Grounds, Cow Palace (April) / Exhibition Hall (June),
2200 York Rd. Timonium, MD 21093.
Web:
gsmts.com

• DCNRHS RR presentations
Presentations: April 20, May 18, & June 15, 2018.
Time: 8 PM.
Address: Various.
See website. Web:
dcnrhs.org

• O Scale National Convention
Convention: August 22-26, 2018.
Address: Rockville Hilton Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike,
Rockville, MD 20852.
Web:
2018oscalenational.com


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