Prototype Rails at Cocoa Beach 2009
Mike Brock <brockm@...>
Here is a reminder of Prototype Rails 2009 at Cocoa Beach, FL. The new Prototype Rails website is available at:
This site contains photos of the 2008 event plus a list of clinics for 2009. This list will be updated as clinic presentations are finalized.
Here is the current flyer:
COCOA BEACH, FL, JAN 8-11, 2009
AN NMRA SANCTIONED EVENT
A PROTOTYPE MODELING MEET FEATURING
MODULAR LAYOUTS IN O, HO AND N SCALE
OVER 400 MODELS ON DISPLAY, PROTOTYPE BASED LAYOUTS
PLEASE BRING MODELS
Larry Kline Richard Hendrickson Tony Thompson Bill Darnaby Mike Rose Roger Hinman
Mont Switzer Bruce Smith Ted Culotta Tony Koester Andy Sperandeo Bob Webber John Roberts
Bill Schaumburg Al Westerfield Lance Mindheim Calvin Winter Alex Conta Brian Carlson
John Golden Ted Pamperin Bob Karig Andy Harman Jim Singer Greg Martin Tom Bissett
George Eichelberger Joe Oates Greg Komar Barret Johnson Harold McGee Gene Trescot John Wilkes
Tom Wilson Jim Murrie Steve Orth Frank Peacock Dave Nelson Scott Mason Mike Brock
Manufacturers/Dealers: Walthers, Branchline, Intermountain, Broadway Limited, Southern Car & Foundry, Speedwitch Models, Tangent Scale Models, Westerfield, 5th Avenue Shops, Dave Hoffman, F & C, Trolleys N' Dollies, Bob's Photos, John C. La Rue Photos, Jay Williams Photos, Mainline Photos, ACL/SAL HS,
HILTON HOTEL, 1550 N. Atlantic Ave. [ highway A1a ], COCOA BEACH, FL, 1-800-526-2609 or 321-799-0003. $99 Room Rate. Refer to Prototype Rails. Preregistration $35, payable to Prototype Rails, to Marty Megregian, 480 Gails Way, Merritt Island, FL 32953.
There will be op sessions available on Thursday Jan 8 at John Wilkes [ 863-967-7318 ] and Mike Brock's [ 321-453-4140 ] layouts. Those wishing to join in a session should indicate their choices in preregistration and make direct contact with the layout owner. Selection will be on a first come basis. Layouts will be available for visitation on Sunday. For early arrivals, there will be a dinner at Durango's in Cocoa Beach Thursday evening Jan 8, at 7 PM. We will meet in the Hilton lobby at 6:30. Following the dinner we will return to the hotel for slide shows and mini clinics.
A special dinner on Saturday, Jan 10, for Prototype Rails attendees only will be available for $ 20/person. Tickets are required and must be purchased no later than Saturday morning. Tickets may be purchased and reserved in advance and included with the cost of registration. Registration plus dinner is $55/person. Spouses not attending presentations do not have to register.
There will be a bulletin board available just for listing items that an attendee might wish to sell. The name and room number of the seller must be included. Potential buyers can list their name and/or contact the seller. Selling in the ballroom will not be permitted except for approved dealers.
FOR INFORMATION: Contact Mike Brock at: brockm@... or 321-453-4140.