NPRHA Butte MT Convention RPM (Modeling) Day July 21, 2012


Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association

2012 Annual Swap, Sale, and Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet

Saturday July 21, 2012 Butte Montana

All events in the restored NP depot, Butte Front Street Station, 800 E. Front Street, Butte

All Railroads—All Scales Saturday Admission Free to All

Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet and Display, 9am to 4pm. Come and look and talk, but we encourage all to bring railroad models to share, in progress or completed for display. Each model displayed will win a ticket to a 4pm raffle for prizes.
Model displays will be secure and closely monitored by NPRHA personnel

Swap Meet and Sale of models, books, and railway collectibles from 9am to Noon. In addition, the NPRHA Company Store will be open for sales of books, DVDs, and exclusive model kits in HO, N, and O scales.

Modeling Presentations from 11am through 4pm every hour, on the hour
Presenters Include Richard Yaremko, Aaron Gjermundson, Jim Ruffing, Bill Seifert, Chris Frissell, Dean O'Neill
• Modeling the NP's mechanical refrigerator cars
• Easy to model SP&S freight cars
• Butte and western MT railroads in the 1960s and early 1970s: Matt Herson photos
• Patternmaking techniques for cast resin models
• Cab roof and caboose model color interpretations
• Slide show of NP and Butte area modeling, layouts and dioramas

Questions: Chris Frissell, email leakinmywaders[at]yahoo[dot]com

Please consider attending all events at the NPRHA's Annual Convention on July 18-21, 2012 at the Butte depot. Registration and additional information at

Posted by Chris Frissell
Polson, MT

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