Meets are one-day model railway events for members
of the CMRS and usually include clinics, displays (Show and Tell), related
activities, and sometimes lunch.
events, such as the following, are sometimes combined with a particular
- Annual General
Meeting of the CMRS -- go to
Fall 2021 AGM
- CMT's (Calgary
Model Trainmen's) Fleamarket
Meet Resources for Show and Tell Photos
and Clinic Materials from previous Mini Meets.
Fall Mini Meet and Annual
will be held
October 17, 2021
Inn, 2720 Glenmore Trail SE
(corner of Glenmore Trail & Odgen
TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
09:30 - 11:30
Price: "Is Anybody There?"
The presentation will show how the CPR pioneered a communication
system before it became a transportation system.
Clark: Silversmith Power Plant
The clinic is based on the Hydro/Diesel Power plant constructed by
Silversmith Mines in 1921 to supply compressed air and electrical
power to their mine and mill located in Sandon BC. The plant is still
in operation, suppling electrical power to the grid. It will cover
the intakes, wood stave piping and
equipment in the plant itself. I am slowly scratch building various
items for the plants interior equipment. Also, the clinic will
look at the Taylor Hydraulic air compressor which operated at Coffee
Creek located South of Ainsworth which supplied a number of mines'
(on your own)
Badmington: Rail From Mill to Main Line
Mill to Main Line Rail is the most fundamental component of railroads,
and this clinic will take you on a photographic journey through every
aspect the product. See how rail is made, transported, welded, installed,
maintained, cascaded, repurposed, and ultimately, recycled. The presenter
spent much of his career with both major Canadian railways in the
engineering and purchasing functions, dealing specifically with rail.
Some of his behind-the-scenes photos cannot be seen anywhere else.
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