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GSoF Meetings and Events Schedule


For our GSoF Club

>>> August, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday August 9th. Returning speaker Ron Sifen will come and talk about the new transit tax proposal and other transportation issues. Ron has served on the GDOT Citizens Advisory Committee, Cobb County Civic Coalition, and other civic organizations. His opinions on transit and tax issues appear frequently in the Marietta Daily Journal. He also spoke to us on the TSPLOST about 5 years ago.

    >>> September, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday September 13th. Dr. Al Churella will be the speaker for the September 13th meeting. His topic is a "History and Modeling of two-foot Narrow Gauge". Al is a Piedmont Division NMRA member and a Professor of History at Kennesaw State University. He gave this presentation in January 2019 at the Piedmont meeting, which was thoroughly enjoyable.

    >>> October, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday October 11th. Charlie Crawford, MMR, will return and talk about Railroad Post Offices.

    >>> November, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday November 8th. John Stevens, Piedmont Division NMRA member, will give a presentation on Fred Harvey and the Harvey Houses. A bit of Santa Fe history?

    >>> December, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday December 13th.

    >>> We need activities and programs for 2020. Anyone?? Please ??? Contact Bob Lacheen! How about someone volunteering to do a presentation on World Peace ???

    Maybe we will finally hear Walt Beamer present the video "Big Power" about large power diesels.

    >>> January 2020 happenings:
  • Friday January 10th. Our own Bob Lacheen will do one of his great presentations, this time it takes place in Oklahoma. Be there !

    >>> Some 2020 happenings:
  • Friday Something-someth. Someone may give a great talk. Step up! Volunteer! Or if you know someone with a rail topic, tell Bob L.

    >>> Ongoing/yearly Atlanta area events:
  • Weekends: The NRHS and Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia is open and offers caboose rides. (In December Santa is on many of the trains!)
  • Every November is National Model Railroading month. About 70 Piedmont Division NMRA member layouts host open houses at various times every November Saturday and Sunday. Please visit the "Piedmont Pilgrimage" (see web page for link.)

    GSoF Schedules, Outing Announcements & Maps

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    Map to GSoF Meetings at the Covenant Presbyterian Church (MS Word 97)
    "The [last] Ferroequinologist April 2008"
    Map to Misty Mountain RR in Blairsville

    Art Train in pencil by Anna Veccelio, 4th Grade