Pittsburgh Garden Railway
January 17, 2015
The regular meeting of the Pittsburgh Garden
Railway Society was called to order at 1:45 on January 17, 2015 in
Greensburg @ Saint Mathias Lutheran Church by Pres. Keith Baggus.
Donald & Debbie Goodwin, Alycefaye Stewart,
John & Tina Weimer, Gene & Caryll Linck, Jack Pyle & Sandy Hubert,
Dave Bodnar, Miller Adams, Ed Banks, Jan Vogt, Clark Kemmerer &
Alice Angelo, Keith Baggus.
Approval of Agenda
No agenda was submitted.
Approval of Minutes
No Minutes were read.
Member’s suggestions were discussed for the
good of the club.
National Garden Railroad Convention for 2015 is
in Denver Colorado, July 5-11 (John and Tina Weimer are going)
Cell Phone numbers are requested from all
members for contact information. Either call or email Alycefaye @
724-837-5449 &/or firstname.lastname@example.org
Signups are needed for Sat. Feb 14th
Greenburg Show. Contact Alycefaye.
The Greenburg Train Show:
Feb.14- 15 @ Expo Mart in Monroeville. Don Goodwin will bring the
trailer. Set up will be a 10’ X 20’ on the floor. Jan Vogt will plan
and print a simple layout. Jan was asked to bring her factory.
Alycefaye Stewart will be in charge of the set up “Willy Wonka’s
Chocolate Factory”. Three trains will run; 1. Chocolate train, 2.
Gumdrop train, 3. Thomas (run as a point to point.) A $50 budget was
stated. Set up will be Friday, Feb. 13 from 12:00 until finished.
Eight people volunteered to help set up. Show times are Sat. & Sun.
times 10 – 4.
In place of doing
modular( that had been discussed):
Each member has been asked to
voluntarily build a building that they will bring with them to each
show, the scale is 1:24
or ½ inch = 1 foot , each floor being
10 feet high or (5 inches high). These buildings will be in the
displays. Depending on which member help at a show, the display will
change each time.
Pins and Vests:
Alycefaye Stewart was asked to look into the cost of clip on and or
magnetic name pins. Polar fleece vest were discussed for the members
to buy and she will see about their price.
Calendar for 2015:
February -14-15 (
set up 13) Greenburg Show
March – Science
Center Pittsburgh (details yet to be completed)
April – 25-
(details yet to be completed)
May Mart (yet to be decided)
16 & 17- @
Beallsviille Masonic Lodge (set up Friday the 15th)
July- Train Ride -
Keith is looking into the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic R.R. in Ohio for a
day trip and also cost of an overnighter.
August- 15- Club
Picnic @ Miller Adam’s home
September –date? -
Frank and Jackie Magri’s home
Castle Shannon Train Show
Greenburg Show ( if we get in)
(Holiday) Party-(details yet to be completed)
Agenda for Next Meeting
Open date information (that is yet to be
completed) for the Club Calendar
Review of the Greenburg Show
Meeting was adjourned at 2:30 by Pres. Keith
Baggus. A nice Pizza and salad lunch was served by Tina Weimer and
Alycefaye and desserts were supplied by the members. Thanks to all
who attended and provided goodies.
Minutes submitted by: Club Secretary;