4681Re: [FJGRailroad] FJ&G Picnic & Tee Shirts
- Jun 28, 2001Glenn I can't answer most of the other questions we do need a coordinator
of sorts here for this one?? Walt?? I will certainly attend and bring
slides as well as other things?? as for the Tee shirts I will be glad to
buy one from you if you or ?? get them done?? sounds like a neat shirt! I
am just too busy to try and help with the plans !! I will make sure I have
the key's to the Box Car and have it opened so you all can see what it looks
like now !!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 3:52 PM
Subject: [FJGRailroad] FJ&G Picnic & Tee Shirts
> I plan on making the get-together in August. I'm currently doing two
> weeks of 24x7 on-call for others, so they owe me!
> Questions I should have raised before last night's meeting -
> Question 1: Any plans to hire a hall to show slid
> es/movies/videos/pictures on that Saturday nite? I'll kick in for
> the rent, as I'm sure others would. Those of you who have seen the
> stuff before will probably yawn a lot, but most of it will be new to
> someone. Me, at least.
> Question 1a: Anyone bringing a 35mm projector? If so, what kind of
> trays will it accept? I'm planning on bringing my slides, so I could
> bring my Kodak, which only takes Carousel trays.
> Question 2: Where and when do we meet intially on Saturday? The
> Rail Park in Gloversville? The Adirondack Park marker at Sacandaga
> Park? Randy's basement?
> Question 3: For the picnic: what about a special tee shirt
> commemorating the First Annual Meeting of the FJ&G Railroad Barbeque
> and Marching Society. The marching? Hey, we gotta walk part of the
> rail trail, don't we? My thought was to have a high-quality picture
> of #8 as the centerpiece, with appropriate lettering indicating
> its100th birthday, plus the date(s) for the First Annual Meeting. I
> wouldn't want to undertake this one without firm orders, though.
> Question 4: Wouldn't Gino's stylized Bullet Car design make a great
> limited-edition tee? Changing the heading to "FJ&G Bullet" makes the
> railroad name obvious. My stepson just had thee dozen done locally
> for his martial arts studio (3 colour) and selling them at $15
> each,his break even point was 19 shirts. The more colours, the
> higher the setup costs. We could do this on spec, offering it
> through the eGroup listing, Randy, Gino, and other outlets you can
> think of. Mail order would be an additional $4 or $5for P&H.
> Let me know what ya' think.
> Visit Gino's F.J.G.R.R. Page at
> Visit The Greater Capital District Railfan Assocation At
> Visit The Site For Existing Railroad Stations
> in New York State at
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