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November 10 @ 10:00 am

Scene Swapping

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 24 spots left

George Dutka, NMRA-Niagara Frontier Region, Adding variety with drop-in structures and mini-scenes to ones layout. My article was in Model Railroad Planning 2018 and my layout “White River Division” has been featured in both Model Railroader and Railroad Model Craftsman.

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Free
November 10 @ 10:00 am

Great Northern’s Western Fruit Express Company

Clinic Room #2 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 28 spots left

Tyrone Johnsen, Great Northern Railway Historical Society The Western Fruit Express Company was the Great Northern Railway’s refrigerator car company which operated in a pool with the Fruit Growers Express and the Burlington Refrigerator Express Companies. This presentation will briefly cover the origin and relationship of the three companies and their service; and it will look at the refrigerator car fleet and considerations for a model railroad.

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Free
November 10 @ 10:00 am

Prototypical Operations on Modular Layouts

Clinic Room #3 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 21 spots left

Brion Oakley, BSB N Scale Model Railroader This introduction to Prototypical Railroad operations on modular layouts will explore alternative to going around and around on your layout. With discussions about prototypical industry selection and operations, design considerations, supporting paperwork, with examples.

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Free
November 10 @ 10:00 am

Overview To Airbrushing and Airbrush Maintenance

Clinic Room #4 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214 United States
Free 14 spots left

Gerald Voigt, Grex, USA In this session we’ll cover the basic of airbrush types, application, routine maintenance, as well as paint mixing and thinning. We’ll also clear up misinformation about airbrushing, talk about different application techniques, discuss common user problems, what causes them and how to correct them. This seminar will be suitable for beginners as well as experienced models and airbrush users.

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Free
November 10 @ 11:00 am

Signs and Times

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 29 spots left

Les Kauffeldt, NMRA-Niagara Frontier Region Using signs and advertising to indicate location and time period on a model railroad.

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Free
November 10 @ 11:00 am

Model Railroading Great Northern’s Willmar Division

Clinic Room #2 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 30 spots left

Joel Weeks, Great Northern Railway Historical Society Joel Weeks will illustrate and describe his model railroad based upon the Great Northern’s Willmar Division in Minnesota during the late 1960s. Second generation diesels in both the Empire Builder orange and green and in the Big Sky power grain and merchandise trains.

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Free
November 10 @ 11:00 am

How to Build L-girder Benchwork

Clinic Room #3 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 25 spots left

Chuck Gevaert, Oconomowoc Historical Society Museum, In this presentation, the experienced model railroader will discuss how and why he built his latest layout using L-girder techniques. The advantage of L-girder benchwork include sturdy construction, flexible design, easier assembly and easier re-positioning. This technique does not require a master carpenter.

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Free
November 10 @ 11:00 am

Steel Mill Modeling

Clinic Room #4 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214 United States
Free 27 spots left

John Muntean, Steel Mill Modelers Interest Group (an NMRA SIG) Steel mills represent one of largest and diverse industries generating traffic on your layout. It is also one of the most technically challenging industries to model. The mission of the SMMSIG is education of model railroaders in the elements of successful steel mill modeling.

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Free
November 10 @ 1:00 pm

Economical Roofing From Scratch

Clinic Room #1 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 26 spots left

Neville Meads, NMRA-Niagara Frontier Region How to scratch build various types of roofs, both diamond pattern and square shingles with multiple coloring.

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Free
November 10 @ 1:00 pm

Glacier National Park and The Great Northern Railway

Clinic Room #2 Expo Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
Free 19 spots left

Bruce Goeser, Great Northern Railway Historical Society Glacier National Park was the only national park served by the mainline of a class one railroad and continues to be served by AMTRAK. We will look at the beautiful Glacier National Park, its origin and the role the Great Northern played in the development and service to the park.

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