locked [lnhs-newsletter] 2022 Convention Schedule of Events and Special Instructions

George Eichelberger


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

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Joint Convention Railroad Prototype Modelers Meeting
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 
Chattanooga, Tennessee
September 29-October 1, 2022

Schedule of Events & Special Instructions
(Revision 8/22/22; Subject to Change as Necessary)

Event Locations:

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

Special Events

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.