Mini 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.

Other events, such as the following, are sometimes combined with a particular mini meet:

  • Annual General Meeting of the CMRS
  • CMT's (Calgary Model Trainmen's) Flea Market

See Mini Meet Resources for Show and Tell Photos and Clinic Materials from Mini Meets.

CMRS Spring Mini Meet and CMT Flea Market
was held
Sunday, March 3, 2024
Glenmore Inn, 2720 Glenmore Trail SE

(corner of Glenmore Trail & Odgen Road, SE)

08:00 - 09:00 Glenmore East Setup for Flea Market (Howard Nason CMT)


09:00 - 11:00 CMT Flea Market - See Feb.15 OrderBoard for details.


09:00- 15:00 Heritage 1 - David Bedard - BedaRail business display of his models.
Show and Tell - CMRS members show Models, Diorama's, Projects.


11:00- 12:00

Heritage 2 - Bernhard Gielau- Using printed textures to make inexpensive model buildings. Two-part presentation:

First is a PowerPoint slide show demonstrating the tools, adhesives and pdf format files of various building materials followed by a show of how to build a 200-foot-long steel fabrication shop.

The second part is a live presentation building a small house. Will also have some model buildings for attendees to inspect.


12:00- 13:30 Lunch for CMRS members


13:00 - 14:00 Heritage 2 - Scotty Beaton- Pond startups and the joy of pond Model Railroading.

14:00 - 15:00 Heritage 2 - Al Matchett - Building and installing your own DCC decoder keep alive. It is based on the article he wrote for the NMRA PNW 6th division December 2023 newsletter.


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