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Three Visit Policy

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At-Risk Policy

2023 Winter Meet

The Garden State Division will hold the winter meet on Saturday, February 25.  In addition to the morning meeting with clinics, there will be layout tours in the afternoon.

Date, Time, and Location

February 25, 2023

Oakland Public Library

2 Municipal Plaza 
Oakland, NJ 07436 
10 a.m.

Clinic 1: 
Scratch Building a Lumber Yard

By Richard Newmiller MMR

Once again we will be treated to a clinic on how Richard scratch built another quality structure.  This time it is a lumber yard and includes four structures- coal silos, lumber shed, building supplies and the office/main building with full interior.  See the photo showing the interior.

Clinic 2: 
Progress on the Mon Yough Southern: Planning and Early Construction

By Angela Sutton

Angela will introduce her ongoing N-scale model railroad project focusing on the Monongahela river valley near Pittsburgh in 1949. The presentation will highlight the historical inspiration for the layout, discuss the planning process, and show how it's coming together now that construction has started.

Layout Tours

Following the meeting, we will have the opportunity to visit some local model railroads.


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