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March 2024 Newsletter

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10 Feb.  1:10
Yearly scheduling meeting
  Keith talked about the new trolley museum and our upcoming display on 7-8-9 June with set up on 5 June. John Tina and Keith will go down and check out the new museum and see what size our set up will be. Set up time will be in the May newsletter. Make plans to come down for the set up on 5 June. 

  Also talked about and agreed on to do a simple layout for the TCA meet. Date is 6 Apr. with set up 5 Apr. at 3:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon. This will be at the Washington County Fair Grounds. All help is welcome please let Keith know if you plan to show up so he can have your paycheck ready for you.

  Some talk about trips but no dates set up. Also talked about Lenzner Bus Lines trips. Nothing planned with the club but you can call Lenzner and get their flier with all of this years trips.

   May 18th will be Fayette county train days. and Brownsville train museum will be open from 10:00 to 3:00. with a informal club meeting at 10:00 which will leave plenty of time to visit Fayette County fine train displays.  Come down and see the clubs layout then go visit some of Fayette's fine train display's. It's all free and locations are within short driving distances. Well worth time spent.  
  Bruce and Reggie Watkins meeting will be on 11 Apr. from 12:00 to 3:00. This will be a weekday meeting which will leave ample parking on the street.

   Your train Spring Fair will be15-17 Apr. at York Pa. Free

  Maryland West Virginia Model RR Assoc. open house will be on 4 May from 9:00 to 4:00. I have not been their but I am led to believe it is one of the finest layouts around. That is located in Cumberland Maryland.
   Brownsville Museum 10:00 to 4:00.  The national pike and steam show will be 18-19 May  Not sure on the steam show times but it runs most of the two days.

  Les and Melody Dodds will host a meeting later this summer at their home in Carrolton Ohio. It is close to several interesting tourist destinations. You might want to make an over night trip. Candlewoods Suites is close.
 Warren Ohio G Scale Meet will be on 1 June 10:00 to 4:00    They have a good layout set up on a table and is very interesting.  Their are a number of venders that day so bring your credit cards. Kitchen available with Burgers and Dogs.

  We may get involved with a Christmas Holiday's layout in Indiana Pa.  That will be in Nov. so more info. to follow.

    Millcreek Central RR was mentioned as a day trip this summer. Go to Millcreek Central Railroad on your computer and see what they have to offer. It is located in Coshocton Ohio it is a two hour and 15 minute drive form Pittsburgh. More on that later.
  John will try to get some info. in the TCA news letter about the Brownsville Museum.

   Meeting adjourned at 3:15     Lunch was Pizza, Potato Salad, Cheese, Cookies, Coffee. Tea, Jello cups and the famous Bill's Donut's. So if you weren't there you missed it.