Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Winnipeg Model Railroad Club mourns passing of founding member Lloyd Franklin

Lloyd Franklin, one of the original founders of the Winnipeg Model Railroad Club,  passed away on July 26. He was 92 years old.

Lloyd was born in Winnipeg in 1929 and grew up in Weston. He worked for many years at CP Rail, then changed careers later in life to become a metals teacher. He graduated from the University of Winnipeg and Red River Community College. He retired after many years of teaching at College Sturgeon Creek Heights Collegiate

Lloyd loved every aspect of trains and had an impressive layout in his basement. He was an expert craftsman and built many projects in his workshop which continue to be admired and used to this day.

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