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GSoF Meetings and Events Schedule

PROGRAMS and EVENTS

For our GSoF Club


>>> June, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday June 8th. Past president John Hollner will be the presenter this evening. His topic will be "NY Central Steam in the 50's".

  • Saturday June 16th. Past president Jerry Mitch will hold an open house of his fantastic HO NYC-themed model railroad this afternoon. Check the Piedmint-Division website for times and his exact location in East Cobb County, Georgia.

    >>> July, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday July 13th. Presentation of a model railroad layout by Walt Beamer.


    >>> August, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday August 10th. Member Doug Munnell will bring a speaker to present the excavating work being done from downtown Atlanta to the Chattahootchie River, that involves an underground railroad of sorts.


    >>> September, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday September 14th. Jim Glover, a long time O.M. and heir to the Glover Machine Works will present information on his family's former business.


    >>> October, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday October 12th. "Trains in Israel (among other Mid-East topics)" by member Bob Hoenes.


    >>> November, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday November 9th. Long ago member and past president Charlie Mason will return and talk on "Travelling Switzerland by Rail" [B-O-B, Rhaetian Bahn or RhB, Glacier Express, Furka Oberalp, SBB/CFF/FFS, Bernina Express, W.A.B., meter and standard gauges, and many, many more!].


    >>> December, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday December 14th. A Christmas Party somewhere ???


    >>> We need activities and programs for 2018. Anyone?? Please ??? Contact Bob Lacheen! How about someone volunteering to do a presentation on World Peace ???

    >>> Some 2019 happenings:
  • Friday Something-someth. Allan Sayle may give a great talk about "Seeing different things and seeing things differently when railfanning." The talk will be liberally illustrated with photographs taken during my domestic and international railfanning trips.


    >>> 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