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Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, July 8, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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CSD Monthly Meeting - Saturday, July 15, 2017 -- 10:30 am - 5:00 pm -- Neal Anderson's KK&L Railroad.
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This is our regular monthly meeting and features something different.

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Neal Anderson has invited us to come to an operating session on his KK&L Railroad. The operating session will begin at 1 PM, but we will gather at 10:30 AM for a short meeting and lunch at Randy's BBQ in Troutman. After lunch we will all proceed to Neal's house for the session. Check out the links below for more information about the railroad. Directions to Neal's house will be provided at the meeting/lunch, so you have to be at Randy's by 12:30 PM at the latest to get directions.

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This is a members-only event and we need a headcount for lunch, so please use this link to let us know that you will be joining us. Thank you.

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Click here for a video preview of the KK&L.

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Click here for information about Randy's BBQ in Troutman.

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Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, August 12, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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CSD Monthly Meeting - Saturday, August 19, 2017 -- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm -- Newton Depot, Newton, NC.
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This is our regular monthly meeting and features a special treat.

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The Southeastern Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum located at the Newton Depot in Newton, NC will host a special group tour of their collection. It will also include a tour of the workshop of the Alexander Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society which does all of the restoration work for the museum.

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We will top the day off with lunch at the Boxcar Grille located in Claremont, NC just off I-40.

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This will be a members-only event and headcount registration will be put online here after our July meeting.

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A map to the Newton Depot is at this link.

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More information on the museum is at this link.

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More information about the Boxcar Grille is at this link.

 

Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, September 9, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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CSD Monthly Meeting - Saturday, September 16, 2017 -- 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm -- Jack Parker's.
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This is our annual picnic hosted by Jack and the P&W Railroad.

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Mark your calendars now so you won't miss this special event. More details to be developed in the coming months, so stay tuned to this channel.

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Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, October 14, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house, our annual Swap Meet, and our regular monthly meeting all rolled into one.

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More information about our swap meet is at this link. We will open table reservation in the early fall.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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Wade's Train Town Open House - Saturday, December 9, 2017 -- 10 am - 2 pm -- Brookford Community Center, 1700 South Center Street, Hickory, NC.

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This is our regular monthly public open house.

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Read more about Wade's Train Town at this link.

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Click here for a Google map to the Brookford Community Center.

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World's Greatest Hobby Train Show - Sat/Sun, January 13-14, 2018 -- Park Expo & Conference Center, Charlotte, NC.

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Our division will have a presence at this show.

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Since RMU is two weeks later, we will have no regular monthly meeting in January.

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Also, our monthly open house for Wade's Train Town will not be held this month.

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More information about the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour is at this link.

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CSD's Annual Railroad Modeling University - Saturday, January 27, 2018 -- exact times and location TBD.
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This is advance notice so that you can mark your calendar. Details are in development and will be posted here in the fall.

 

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