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Railtunes posted a topic in Club and Show NewsWe're setting up the AsiaNRail modular layout at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos, California (on the Peninsula south of San Francisco) for a FULL WEEK show. The museum's annual "Planes and Trains" show will open on Saturday, March 30 and run every day through Sunday, April 7th, 10 am to 4 pm. Besides our local crew, we again welcome Sam Antell from southern California with his Japanese and Chinese trains. We'll also welcome a guest from Vancouver, Canada, Wei Chou, of Gung-Ho! Miniatures, manufacturer of N scale Taiwan model structures, accessories and rolling stock, who will join us for the first couple of show days, so come along and see what's coming down the pike from Taiwan. Alongside us will be our local Freemo-N group with a large layout, and a European Swiss HOm layout. There will also by Lionel and G scale layouts running. If you come on Wednesday morning, you can enjoy a gourmet food truck lunch as well, And then there are all the airplanes to see! Come join us for a fun week of international railway modeling! Paul Ingraham, Coordinator, AsiaNRail
As part of the Hiller Aviation Museum's "Trains and Planes" exhibit, there will be a combined Ntrak / AsiaNrail layout set up for the week between April 12th and 19th. For this layout the AsiaNrail layout height will be lowered from 51" to 43" to match Ntrak's Mountain Division track and my new Hot Springs Junction module will make it debut as the connection between the two layouts. With adjustable legs, in the future this new module can also be used as an AsiaNrail only or Ntrak only module. Scenery on the module is rudimentary at this point but a week long setup is a great way to test track work, etc. The AsiaNrail part of the layout will also feature several new or rebuilt modules. The Hiller Aviation Museum is located next to the San Carlos Airport and can be seen from US Highway 101. The hours for the exhibit are 11:00am to 3:00pm. More details are on the Hiller web site: http://www.hiller.org/index.shtml Either Paul Ingraham or myself or both of us will be there every day along with several members of Peninsula Ntrak. If you are in the Bay Area, it would be great to see you. I'll be sure to post some photos from the exhibit afterwards.