locked [lnhs-newsletter] 2022 Convention Schedule of Events and Special Instructions
Planning for the joint SRHA/L&NHS/RPM at TVRM in Chattanooga is moving ahead. The Saturday dinner train is sold out but everything else will be available.
Join us if you can….and bring your Southern, Central of Georgia and L&N models!
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From: "Jeffrey Carlyle" <jeffrey@...>
Subject: [lnhs-newsletter] 2022 Convention Schedule of Events and Special Instructions
Date: August 30, 2022 at 5:35:45 PM EDT
Joint Convention Railroad Prototype Modelers Meeting
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
September 29-October 1, 2022
Schedule of Events & Special Instructions
(Revision 8/22/22; Subject to Change as Necessary)
Exhibit Building Main Floor: Model displays, Vendors, Swap meet, Modular O Scale Layout, Photo Displays; Space to be locked each night at closing.
Exhibit Building Upstairs Meeting Room: Guest Speaker, Clinics.
Exhibit Building Office/Classroom: Clinics.
Note: Upstairs events will be live streamed at foot of the stairway for accommodation of physical limitations.
Archive Building: L&NHS & SRHA Archives; Special Guided tours for groups up to 10.
HQ Building Main Floor: Clinics.
HQ Building Basement: TVRM Model Railroad.
Grand Junction Depot: Lunch, Friday Evening Dinner, Ladies Tea, Missionary Ridge Local Departures & Arrivals.
Soule Shop: Special Guided Tour on Friday; Take 1:30 pm Missionary Ridge Local from Depot.
Transportation & Parking
All activities are on the TVRM campus except for railfanning & layout tour. A railfan guide will be available at registration as well as a map to layout open for visitation. Walking between events on the campus is encouraged and 15 minutes are generally allotted for that. A golf cart will be available if needed. Attendees may also park personal cars for free at any one of four parking areas near each campus event location as shown on the map available at registration. Cars may be moved between lots as needed.
TVRM operates the Missionary Ridge Local from the Grand Junction Depot following a regular published schedule. Convention registrants may ride this local as often as desired Thursday-Saturday using their identification badge as a ticket. TVRM offers other train rides not included in the convention schedule; consult the TVRM website for schedules, departure locations, and ticket costs.
In the event of inclement weather, announcements will be made at the registration desk.
Tentative Speakers & Topics
Consult the detailed daily schedule for times & locations.
Doug Alexander Southern PS-4’s
Mark Brainard Refrigerator Car Overview; with Hands-on Tour
Steve Cawood History of Middlesboro, KY & Cumberland Gap Railroads
Rusty Evans Modeling Southern Railway Cabooses
Ron Flanary The Art of Railroad Photography
David Godwin Photographing Railroad Models
Tom Knowles NC&StL Cowan Tunnel
Jeff Kuebler Modeling the L&N Eastern Kentucky Subdivision
Dave Queener Early Southern Freight Cars
Bill Schaffer Operations Around Selma, AL; Southern & L&N
Josh Singletary Modeling a L&N GP-35
Lee Singletary L&NHS Modeling Committee Update; Train Show Activities
Paul Spillman Southern Saluda Mountain
Stuart Thayer L&N Unit Coal Train Operations
George Walker NC&StL/L&N Sequatchie Valley Branch; History & Modeling
Robert West Life of a Pullman Porter
John Wilkes Modeling Appalachian Coal Tipples; Kentucky & Southwest Virginia
Special Guest Speaker
Davidson Ward: President, FMW Solutions LLC; Steam Locomotive Restoration Update
Dedication of L&NHS Archives; Dedication of the SRHA Jim Wrinn Photo Archive
Ladies “Railroad Tea”
“Up Close & Personal” with Southern 4501
Swap Meet Sale and Vendor Tables
Tour of TVRM Model Railroad
Advanced registration available through TVRM & society websites: www.tvrail.com, www.lnrr.org, www.srha.net
Note that the dinner train has sold out.