Here is an update on the Convention, which takes place on August 28 31 in Pasadena, CA.
An outstanding group of nationally recognized model railroad and narrow gauge clinicians has been assembled for the Convention, including Eric Bracher, Jack Burgess, Malcolm Furlow, Steve Harris and Burton Maxwell.
Bus tours have be arranged to the Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm steam operations and back shops plus the Fillmore and Western Railway.
There are seventy-two home, club and museum layouts on the tour.
And at the Convention hotel there will be a number of outstanding modular railroads such as On30 layouts from California South Coast Modular, California Central Valley Modular and California Central Coast Modular, North Coast Narrow Gauge (HOn3). The Pacific Northwest On30 Modules Group also may exhibit. Also exhibiting will be West Side Buffalo Landing (HOn3), Borracho Springs Railroad (G), Paper Creek Railroad (Nn3) and Jerry Eaton's Micro Layout featuring various scales.
And the list of exhibitors and vendors is huge. These include:
Accucraft Trains, Alpine Division Scale Models, American Heritage Railway, Anvil Mountain Models/McKenzie Iron & Steel,Archer Fine Transfers, Bachmann Trains, Backwoods Miniatures, Banta Modelworks, Bar Mills Scale Models, BB Trains, Bohica Ent, Bragdon Enterprises, Branching Out Model Trees, Built-Rite Models, Caboose Stop Hobbies, Cactus Junction Designs, Carstens Publications, Cimarron Works, Clover House, Coker Railroad Art, Company Name, Coronado Scale Models, Crystal River Products, Darryl Huffman, Denver South Park & Pacific Historical Society, Downtown Deco, Electric/Steam Modelworks, Fast Tracks Hobbyworks Inc., Foothill Model Works, Friends of 169, Fun & Games Missouri Locomotive CO, George Brancacio, Glacier Park Models, Goldline Products, Grandtline Products, Grizzly Mountain Engineering, Hartford Productions Inc, Heimburger House Publishing Co, Herb Deeks Models, Hunterline, International Hobbies, Ironhorse Gallery, McKenzie Brothers Timber Co., Micro Engineering, Model Logging Supply, Model Railroad Hobbyist, Monster Modelworks, MT Albert Scale Lumber Co., NMRA, Old Armchair Amateur, Orange Empire Museum, P-B-L, Phil's Narrow Gauge, Precision Vintage Classics, R/Robb LTD, Railway Baron, Red Cliff Miniatures, RGSRR Hobbies, Rio Grande Models, Rocky Mountain Trains, Rons Art Graphics, RSlaserkits, Salida Roundhouse/Loco Doc, San Juan Car Company Inc., Shortline NG Gazette, Sidetrack Laser, Sidetrack Scale Models, Sound Traxx / Blackstone Models, SP Historical & Technical Society, Star Hobby, Stoney Creek Designs, Tam Valley Depot, Tarheel Press, The Division Point, The Shay Fixer, Train Troll, Trout Creek Eng / Classic Miniatures, Waverly Junction, Western Scale Models,Wild West Scale Model Builders, Wolf Designs
While the website for the convention ( http://www.33rdnngc.com/
) is up, look for major additions in about three weeks, including clinic description, additional layout descriptions and photos and overall schedule details.
If you wish to register for the Convention now go this link:
NNGC Layout Tour Chairman
Model Railroads Of Southern California