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Gateway Division “Start With a Boxcar” Kitbash Contest Results

This year’s contest featured a very simple set of rules. The first rule required the entrant to start with a box car. Entries were divided into models and dioramas. The seven entries provided a nice variety of what can be accomplished with a box car....
Jeremy Janzen, 2014 Kitbash Contest First Place, Farm House

Gateway NMRA 2014 Kitbash Contest Results

The Gateway Division NMRA sponsored this contest to encourage member model building and skill improvement. Grandt Line Reese Street Row Houses kits were distributed at the June 21 Division meeting for this year's contest. Completed models were brought to the November 17 holiday party ...
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Annual Holiday Pot-Luck Dinner – Gateway NMRA Meeting November 17, 2014

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. We will have our annual pot-luck dinner and the display and judging of the "Kitbashing Contest" models that you built from kits distribu...
Gateway NMRA 2014 Kitbash Contest

Gateway NMRA 2014 Kitbash Contest: Kits Distributed at the June 21 Meeting

Our annual Kitbash Contest kit will be distributed, along with the contest instructions, at the Gateway Division NMRA monthly meeting on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Trinity Church. The kit is an ideal structure kit for kitbashing and is available in HO and N scales....
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Gateway Division Paper Diorama Contest Results

The first annual Gateway Division Paper Diorama Contest concluded at the January 21, 2014 division meeting. Tom Trotter, Tim Stout, and John Carty describe the construction of their contest winning models....
Fall 2013 RPO, Vol 21, No 3

The Fall 2013 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Fall 2013 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, The RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Ray Jones, 1st Place, Expert

Gateway NMRA 2013 Kitbashing Contest

The “Grandt Line Reese Street Row House” kit was the starting point for the 2013 kitbashing contest. The only restriction placed on the contest model was that the base could not be more than one square foot in area. Here are photos of all the models entered in the contest, and the con...
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Structure Kitbash Contest – Gateway NMRA Meeting Sept. 16, 2013

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. The model kits that were distributed to members in the May 20 meeting are to be returned and displayed and/or judged. Prizes will be awarde...
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Building A Paper Diorama Clinic – Gateway NMRA Meeting August 19, 2013

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars‎ Hall in O’Fallon, Illinois. Contest Instructions for building a paper diorama will be distributed to members with the completed diorama to be returned complet...
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Kits for Annual Kitbash Contest – Gateway NMRA Meeting May 20, 2013

The next monthly meeting of the Gateway Division will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in West St. Louis County. Model kits for our annual kitbash contest will be distributed to members to be returned completed for display and/or judging at the September...
Fall 2012 RPO, Vol 20, No 3

The Fall 2012 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Fall 2012 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
Fall 2010 RPO, Vol 18, No 3

The Fall 2010 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Fall 2010 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....