THIS SATURDAY WPM in La Habra, California
Western Prototype Modelers Meet (WPM)
17th Annual Meet, Saturday October 7, 2006
The west coast's largest gathering for prototype modelers, now on
Model Display: WPM will have 6000 sq. ft. of display space for
layouts, dioramas and models! Last year over 130 modelers
participated in WPM, displaying over 700 models. See our website for
photos from past WPM events. WPM 2006 will feature an HO scale
operating "Free-mo" modular layout.
Bring your modeling projects, finished, or "in the works". Share
ideas & techniques with fellow modelers; see old friends, meet new
WPM welcomes modelers of all roads, all scales and eras!
Clinics/Seminars, in order of presentation:
10:00 Mike Rose: Rebuilding & Modernizing a Layout Section; Trials
11:15 Tim Frederick: Overview of 20K gal Non-Insulated Tank Cars,
(1960s to Present)
2:00 Gene Fusco: (of Railyard Models), Building Modern Urethane
3:15 Chad Hewitt: Prototype Digital Photography
4:30 Ken Edmier: Modeling Cement and Concrete Industries
Exhibitors: Manufacturers, photographers and publishers will
participate in WPM.
Scheduled to appear: Athearn, Atlas, Details West, BLMA, Rail Yard
Models, Don Sims Photos, Red Cap Line
(Exhibitors: pre-registration is required, contact WPM at the phone
La Habra Community Center: 101 W. La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA.
WPM Meet admission: $15.00, or $12.00 if you bring models to display.
Admission desk opens at 8:30am, model display area opens 9:00am, and
seminars run from 10:00am - 5:30pm. Raffle drawings at 12:15 and
5:45pm. This year's event has been extended and runs through 7pm!
Updated info on speakers, program & schedule:
or call Tim Costello at 714-
Raffle prizes donated by hobby retailers, publishers & model
Images from last years meet:
Hope you can make it.