The Piedmont Division serves the Atlanta, Georgia area within the Southeastern Region of the National Model Railroad Association. The National Model Railroad Association is the largest organization devoted to the development, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of model railroading.

Train N' Camp - NMRA Achievement Program

Date: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

For those who are anxious to learn about the NMRA Achievement Program and the skills of Model Railroading, you are encouraged to attend and learn from some of the most experienced model railroaders including several Master Model Railroaders (MMR's), in the Division.

This session is free and open to all NMRA members.

For additional information, contact SER Achievement Program Chair Randall Watson at randallvwatson1@bellsouth.net

Timetable - Q3, 2014

  • 33 Scouts Earn Merit Badges
  • Our Piedmont Eagle Soars
  • Be a Pilgrimage Participant 
  • Division Elections coming in Nov. 5 
  • AP Recognitions 
  • PD members Elected to SER Board
  • Train’in Camp features Operations 
  • 10 Commandments for Freight Yards 
  • You Might be a Model Railroader
  • Diane Kittendorf wins Train Art Raffle
  • Tom Gordon’s Getting Wired "Turnout Wiring Standards" 
  • Scott Chatfield’s Back Shop "Quick upgrades to older freight cars" 

Atlanta Railroads Prototype Modelers Meet

Date: 
Fri, 09/19/2014 (All day) - Sat, 09/20/2014 (All day)

The Piedmont Division will be participating in the Atlanta Railroads Prototype Modelers (RPM) Meet, to be hosted by the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, September 19 & 20, 2014.  RPM meets welcome all model railroaders interested in replicating prototype railroad locomotive, rolling stock, structures and locations.  

At this time,  Piedmont Division members are scheduled to conduct clinics and open  prototype-based home layouts to RPM meet attendees.  Check back often for more details.

For additional information, visit the Southern Railway Historical Association.

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw, GA 30144
Museum website

 

 

Timetable - Q2, 2014

  • 2013 Pilgrimage Wrap-Up
  • Volunteers make “Trains, Trains, Trains” a Success
  • Members are “Achieving”
  • Three Earn Golden Spike Certificates
  • A Word To The Wise…Don’t let a disaster catch you unprepared
  • RPM Meet coming to Atlanta
  • Thoughts on the Peachtree Express Model Contest
  • Piedmont Members Highlight  SER Ballot
  • Tom Gordon’s Getting Wired:  “A Cup of Java”
  • New Product Review:  “Bluford Bay Window Caboose”
  • Scott Chattfield’s Back Shop:  “The Importance of being Flat”
  • Editor’s Dispatch: The Journey of Model Railroading
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