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Entries Tagged as 'Events'

Smoky Mountain Trains Museum Tour

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

We had the opportunity to tour the museum just prior to our departure on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad excursion the morning of Friday, November 28, 2008, which is the day after Thanksgiving 2008. This is my second video installment using editing techniques that I have newly employeed for use in post-production with added audio both music and oral commentary as well as transition frames, titles, and credits at the end.

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Category: Details · Events · Fun · Informational

Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Excursion Video

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

I cobbled together some audio sound bites and added them to the original video based on some initial reviews of the first iteration of this video from the nice folks at the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine including Joe Fugate and others.

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Category: Events · History · Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine · Prototype · Rail Fan

Great Train Expo

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

We went to the Great Train Expo on Sunday here in Raleigh and they had a good many booths this time around, but one thing that really got me was the number of vendors who seem to price their items at twice the amount most people can afford to pay. Now my LTS Train Buddy […]

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Category: Events

Great Train Expo ~ Winston-Salem, NC Report

January 14th, 2008 · No Comments

We attended the GTE show on Saturday and spent about 2 hours, which is good for me. It was a smaller than average sized show, but still we had a great time. Quality vs. quantity is my motto! First thing I stopped at was the Central Carolina NScalers club, they had a clinic table set […]

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Category: Events · Model Railroading

23rd Annual Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club Train Show

November 6th, 2007 · No Comments

We attended the annual train show at the NC State Fair Grounds located in the Exhibition Hall and it was another fun railroad event.  Actually got to stick around a bit longer than usual, about 3 hours and took many photos and a few movies too. We arrived at around noon and started making our […]

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Category: Events · Model Railroading