Bill Chappell, General Superintendent, has built this whimsical caboose. Bill intends to enter his scratchbuilt, lighted, and detailed "caboose" in the upcoming PSR Convention in Culver City at the end of the month.
The LA Junction, PSR Convention runs from September 21–25, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel Los Angeles–Westside. For details information on convention facilities, visit the website 2016 PSR/NMRA Regional Convention on the web. Our own James Keena is a member of the convention planning committee.
Speaking of which, James will be giving two clinics at the convention on Friday, September 23rd. The first clinic at 4 PM is where he will present tips and techniques on Weathering Flat Cars and Gondolas (Part 1). And if you haven't gotten your fill of flat cars by then, James will offer Part 2 of the clinic, Building Loads for Flat Cars and Gondolas (Part 2), this time at 6:30 p.m. That could turn out to be a nice way to spend a Friday evening. Compare that to watching reruns of Lockup on TV.
You can register for the convention online this year. Registration can be mailed (forms are at the club) or you can register onsite. See you there.