Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Larry Leavens and Richard Mikolayenko win revenue freight category in Winnipeg Model Railroad Club's annual model contest

 WMRC President Larry Leavens won first place in the WMRC's annual model contest in the revenue freight category for his model of a Sands of Iowa hopper. Richard Mikolayenko took second and third place for his N scale model of a Gotham Stock Express stock car (complete with miniature cattle) and an O gauge model of a B&O radio car with a WMRC 60th anniversary logo. Congratulations, guys! You both did a great job!



Sunday, April 24, 2016

More scenes from the Winnipeg Model railroad Club's 2016 open house

 Does this scene look familiar? It's where the CP tracks cross under the CN mainline at Rennie, Manitoba. It's been modelled by Morgan Turney and his crew on the Kildonan Short Lines.

WMRC Program Director Morgan Turney sent us several images from the club's 2016 spring open house. Some of them were so unique that we just had to post them! Enjoy!

 This is a model of a model railroad on a model railroad! The mind boggles at this creation!
 
 Check out the exquisite detail of this model of a corral!
 
The show wouldn't be complete without Paul Ullrich, "The Giraffe Car Man" and his layout!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Aaron Wolashyn and Paul Ullrich win Winnipeg Model Railroad Club's model contest locomotive awards

Aaron Wolashyn won first prize in the Winnipeg Model railroad Club's annual model contest in the locomotive division for his model of an HO gauge  CN C44-9 diesel. It is only one of seven awards this talented modeller won at this year's competition.

Paul Ullrich won second place for his model of an O gauge Via Rail F40PH Kool-Aid locomotive. There were no O gauge decals available for this model, so he had to make them himself from images captured on photoshop.