Austin Steam Train Association to Host 2007 Railfair

Austin Steam Train Association to Host 2007 Railfair

Be sure to take a trip down to Burnet Texas on June 23 and 24th for the 2007 Texas Hill Country Railfair and Festival. Hours & Admission Saturday 9-5, Sunday 10-4. Adults $3, children under 10 free with each adult admission. Train ride tickets are sold separately at the fair. This show has something for everyone: Railroadiana and model railroad vendors Railroad memorabilia museum Displays of rail cars and equipment Transportation,...

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LSR NMRA Annual Convention Starts Next Week

The Lone Star Region (Texas and Louisiana) of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) annual convention is just around the corner. Several CentraMod club members are on the planning committee, led by chairman Bob Alston. Other club members include Dan Ladd, Gordon Locke, Mike Cleveland, and Kennedy Gauger. Richard Zamudio’s layout is part of the layout tour and will be available for operating sessions. If you are already an NMRA...

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The Club Shirts Are Here and Look Great

Kennedy Gauger had club shirts for those that had purchased them and showed a ball cap with the club logo on it. These caps are available for $12 if anyone is interested. Denim buttoned shirts cost $21-27 depending on size. Gray polo shirts cost $17-23 depending on size. If you didn’t get a shirt this last time or want another one, names are being taken for a second order. Thanks again to Kennedy for all of his work to get this done for...

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Club Shirts Have Been Ordered

The meeting for March 2007 was called to order March 3rd by Club President Earl Blanchette at 10:31. The minutes for February 2007 were presented; a motion was made by Mike Ross and seconded by Trace Bowen to accept the minutes as read. The motion passed. The Treasurer’s report for January 2007 was submitted, read, and accepted. 53 members have paid their dues and there are five unpaid. The membership roster by scale was handed out and the...

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End of Track for Model Railroading Magazine

A longtime stalwart of the hobby, Model Railroading Magazine ceased publication effective with the August 2006 issue. This is really unfortunate since just last year the magazine had launched an initiative towards and electronic version of the magazine. PDF versions of the magazine featuring every article, Sandhouse, Trek Plan and other regular features and advertisements were linked together so the reader could jump from one place in the...

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It’s Pork Tenderloin for the Christmas Party

The meeting for November 2006 was called to order on November 4th by Bill Lancaster at 1PM. The minutes for October 2006 were presented; a motion was made by Troy Wolff and seconded by Ed Underwood to accept the minutes as read. The motion passed. The Treasurer’s report was submitted, read, and accepted. Betty reported there were already 109 tables sold for next year’s show. Old Business Kennedy reported on the club shirts; he presented two...

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