Clinics

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Scratchbuilding Structures - Doug Wingfield

This clinic might better be titled 'Getting Started Scratchbuilding Structures'. It will outline the beginning points of scratchbuilding structures and how to avoid some of the traps we fall into when learning how.

If You Build it, They Will Come: Popularizing TT&TO Operations at the Edmonton Model Railway Association - Brian Stokes

Time Table and Train Order Operations is seen by many as an intimidating, complicated way of operating model railroads.  Implementing any type of train control, including TT&TO, can be a challenge on any model railroad - never mind a large, club layout where the vast majority of members and regular operators have no experience with prototypical operations.  The results of bringing TT&TO to the EMRA were surprising however...

Computer Generated Patterns for Scratch Building - Doug Burton

How I create templates, print them, glue them down and never have to measure. Applicable for any scale. Can be used for buildings, details, railway equipment etc.

The Calgary & Edmonton Railway and its Stations - Paul Pettypiece

How the C&E Railway developed in a relatively short time, who the principle stakeholders were, how it determined the location of sites for towns and the City of Red Deer, how the stations evolved, how and why the CPR took it over and how Red Deer became the distribution centre of Central Alberta. Several sections of the C&E would make good subjects for a layout.

The Railways of Central Alberta - Paul Pettypiece

6 Railways influenced the settlement and economic development of Central Alberta, especially Red Deer, as part of a boom and bust cycle. Most still survive in some form but not all. Red Deer at one time had 4 railway stations, 3 of which were unique, and infrastructure that could make for some interesting modelling subjects.

Layout Design Consultations - Cal Sexsmith, Secretary of the Layout Design Special Interest Group (LDSIG)

Cal will be available to provide four 30 minute layout design consultations for individuals.

Interested individuals should contact Cal (calsexsmith@sasktel.net) directly to set up a consultation time. This is limited to FOUR consultations and will be on a first emailed/first served basis. Other registrants are welcome to observe the consultation but are asked to refrain from commenting or interfering in any way.

On30 - Michael Kocot

What is On30?  Why On30?  How did it come to be?  Basic premise and protocol,  Demonstration of current product,  Future of On30,  Questions.

Modelling a Timetable - Mark Johnson

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