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Kit #716 Lehigh Valley Osgood-Bradley Coach Kit


neral Train Presentation at Gladys Fox Museum, 231 E. 9th Street. A fea- ture program on the planned 2015 recreation of the historic Lincoln funeral train, and its travel from Washington, D.C to Springfield, Illinois in April and May of 1865. Hosted by Blackhawk Chapter, National Railway Historical So- ciety. Admission: Free admission - guests are always welcome! Contact Bill Molony at (815) 834-0835 or visit http://www.blackhawknrhs.org/ ATCHISON, KANSAS, October 6-7, 2012. Atchison Model Railroad


Show at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St. Hosted by Northeast Kansas Railroaders, Inc. this event includes model railroad displays from commu- nities in northeast Kansas and vendors. Coupled with a city wide celebra- tion for everyone to enjoy. Admission: $3.00. Contact Carl Kiehl at (913) 426-6325.


SEVERN BRIDGE, ONTARIO, CANADA, September 30, 2012. 8th


Annual Muskokian Model Layout Tour at 1190 Art Crisp Road. Includes layouts in and around Newmarket, Alliston, Tottenham, Beeton, Stroud, Orilla, Severn Bridge, Gravenhurst, Springwater, Waubaushene, Brace- bridge and Huntsville. 20 plus layouts from N to G. Guide books available after September 1st. Admission: TBA. Contact Al Crisp at (705) 330-1617 or visit http://www.model-railroad-infoguy.com


NMRA Events OXNARD, CA, September 5-9, 2012. “Ventura Flyer 2012” at Court-


yard by Marriott, 600 Esplanade Drive. Southwest Region NMRA con- vention. Clinics, prototype tours, layout tours, swap meet, hobo auction, banquet, and more. Scheduled guest speaker Michael Gross. Info: Carl Heimberg 7147766394. Admission: $105.00. Contact Carl Heimberger at (714) 776-6394 or visit http://www.psrnmra.org EVERLY, IOWA, October 13, 2012. Prairie Lakes Division Meet at Hap


Ketelson Community Center, 203 Main. Clinics, swap tables, vendors, an op- erating layout, door prizes, layout tour, and the opportunity to enjoy and en- ter the popular vote model and photo contest. Presented by Prairie Lakes Di- vision, Thousand Lakes Region, NMRA. Admission: 3.00. Contact John Davis at (712) 480-2278 or visit http://www.prairielakesdivision.org/ LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK, September 6-9, 2012. Empire Junction


2012: NMRA Northeastern Region Convention at Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liv- erpool, Electronics Parkway. Four days of activities include numerous clin- ics, more than 30 layouts to visit, Modeling with the Masters, OP-SIG oper- ating sessions with 86 slots available, model and photo contests, prototype tours of a giant quarrying operation and of Finger Lakes Railway facilities, and a Saturday night banquet. Admission: Convention fee. Contact Jim Hei- dt at (315) 697-6227 or visit http://www.empirejunction.org VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA, September 15-16, 2012. Tidewater Di-


vision’s 23rd Annual Train Show and Sale at Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street. Operating layouts in various gauges, Lego trains,train doctors on call to see patients, test tracks, train sets, train parts, scenery supplies, books, videos, track and tools for sale. Admission: Adults $8.00 Children under 12 free with adult. Contact leonard boucher at (757) 420-7879 or visit http://nmra-mer-tidewater.org BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN, September 16, 2012. NMRA Wisconsin


Southeastern (WISE) Division Monthly Meet. at Best Western Midway Ho- tel, 1005 S Moorland Rd. Clinics, contest, swap, and layout tours. Ad- mission: Free. Contact Joe Russ at (262) 408-1946 or visit http://www.wisedivision.org MADISON, WISCONSIN, September 9, Oct. 7 and Nov. 4: NMRA


South Central Wisconsin Division Meet at Knights of Columbus Hall, 5256 Verona Rd. Clinics, model & photo contests, door prizes, home layout viewing. Admission: Free. Contact SCWD at (608) 835-9577 or visit http://www.nmra-scwd.org


Club shows LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, October 27-28 and Nov. 3-4: Fall 2012


Open House at Pasadena Model Railroad Club, 5458 Alhambra Ave. Visit the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest HO model railroads in the world covering almost 5,000 square feet. Breathtaking scenery, and theatrical light- ing all combine to make this model railroad a unique experience. Admission: Donation: Adults $3, Children $1 (Under 7 free with adult). Contact Don Philpott at (323) 222-1718 or visit http://www.pmrrc.org KINGSTON, NEW YORK, November 3-4, 2012. Annual Open House


at Kingston Model Railroad Club, Susan Street, off Pine Avenue. Cele- brating 75 years! Come see our O scale two-rail layout featuring models from the by-gone days of steam to the most modern freights today. Circus and Thomas the Tank Engine, too. Visit us very weekend in November,


and first week in December. Admission: Adults $6.00, Children Under 12 $2.00. Contact Tom Scrivani at (570) 839-0907 or visit http://www.n3eyq.net/hvl/ VANDALIA, OHIO, November 10-11, 2012. Annual Open House at


Crossroads Railroad Club, 304 N. Dixie Drive. Two operating layouts; HO scale: 24x40 feet with over 400 feet of mainline track and two yards and N ccale: 12x40 feet with two mainline tracks and a long branch line. Both run multiple trains using Digitrax DCC. Admission: FREE. Contact Ralph Daniels at (937) 439-4083 or visit http://www.crossroadsrr.com PHOENIXVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, November 24-25, 2012. Annual


Model Railroad Open House at Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club, 400 S. Main St. See and hear steam and diesel trains! Four railroads depict- ed on 1,000+ sq. foot HO scale realistic model railroad layout. Numerous buttons allow visitors to bring scenes to life. Additional open house dates through Dec. and Jan., see web site for details. Admission: free; donations gratefully accepted. Contact Barbara Knight at (610) 935-1126 or visit http://www.svmrrc.com VIENNA, VIRGINIA, September 15, Oct. 13 and Nov. 17: Open House


and Display at Historic Vienna Depot of the former Washington & Old Do- minion Railroad, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Rail- roader’s permanent layout depicting the Western North Carolina Railroad during the transition period from steam to diesel. Display also includes a traction/trolley element, the Blue Ridge Traction Power & Light. Admission: Free (donations accepted). Contact Secretary at (703) 938-5157 or visit http://www.nvmr.org BURLINGTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, October 20, 2012. Internation-


al Division, Niagara Frontier Region, NMRA Fall 2012 Meet at Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street. Clinics, popular choice contest, show & tell models, layout visits after lunch. Admission: Members $3, non-mem- bers $5. Contact Mike Pearson at (905) 385-9500 or visit http://www.nfr- nmra.org/id/


Train Collector’s Meets PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, August 18, 2012. Beat the Heat Swap Meet


at Prescott Activity Center, 800 E. Gurley St. An all gauges swap meet. This is the largest swap meet in Northern Arizona. Admission: $4 adult, children under 12 free with an adult. Contact Brent Schnitzius at (928) 445- 6560 or visit http://trainweb.org/camrrc/ BROOKVILLE, FLORIDA, September 22, 2012. Regal Railways Pre-


sents Model Train Show & Swap Meet at Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd. Vendors, videos palying of trains, small train layout. Admission: $4.00. Contact Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit http://www.regalrailways.com ENGLEWOOD, FLORIDA, October 20, 2012. Regal Railways Presents


Model Train Show & Swap Meet at Elks Lodge, 401 N Indiana Avenue. Ven- dors, model train layout, videos of trains playing. Admission: $4.00. Contact Joe Smith at (727) 244-1341 or visit http://www.regalrailways.com FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, November 24-25, 2012. Scale Rails Holi-


day Train Show at Araba Temple, 2010 Hanson Street. Enjoy vendors, op- erating layouts, and more. Admission: $7.00 adults, $2.00 teens, children under 12 Free. Contact Jim Edmier at (239) 731-0520. KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, November 03, 2012. Regal Railways Presents


Train Show & Swap Meet at Knights of Columbus, 2000 Neptune Road. Vendors, model trains Small train layout. videos playing. Admission: $5.00. Contact Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit http://www.regalrailways.com LARGO, FLORIDA, September 15-16 and Dec. 8-9: Suncoast Mod-


el Railroad Club Train Show and Open House at Minnreg Hall, 6349 126th Ave No. More than 100 tables of all scales and memorabillia, snack bar, two large operating layouts, free parking. Admission: Adults $6.00, Under 18 $1.00, Under 12 free. Contact Dennis Eisenecker at (727) 743-6895 or visit http://wwwsuncoastmrrc.com PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA, August 25 and Dec. 1: Regal Railways


Presents Model Train Show & Swap Meet at Knights of Columbus, 7177 58th Street N. Vendor Tables, Small train Layout, videos playing. Admis- sion: 4.00. Contact Joe Schramm at (727) 244-1341 or visit http://www.re- galrailways.com HAMPTON, IOWA, October 28, 2012. North Central Iowa Model Rail-


road Club Model Railroad Show at Dealer tables, door prizes, operating layout, 1042 West Central Avenue, Box 442. Operating club layout in his- toric Rock Island depot, Cash door prizes. Early bird entry with add. ad- mission. Plenty of free parking at convention center. Admission: $5 at door, Earlybird $8. Contact Jim Hansen at (641) 425-2417 St. CHARLES, ILLINOIS, October 21, 2012. 21st Annual Chicago Railroadiana and Model Train Show at Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S


Model and photo by Blake Tatar


This is a modified Rapido Trains Osgood-Bradley car with correct roof and window band. It is a craftsman kit and comes with trucks and couplers


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