2023 March “O” Scale Meet –  General Schedule

Thursday March 16 -Sunday March 19, 2023

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Last Updated: March 15, 2023

Thursday March 16, 2023

12 Noon – 5:00 pm Ted Schnepf FULL LENGTH Operating Session

Reservations Required:  EMAIL: railsunlimited2@gmail.com  

Day and Evening Layout Tours

Friday March 17, 2023

10:00 am – 4:00pm Illinois Railway Museum Self / Guided Tours

10:00 Illinois Railway Museum Open to our group. Select buildings will be open.

12:00 am For those interested in a group lunch, meet at the Office at or prior to noon. Depending on interest and group size, final lunch plans will be made.

1:00 pm Guided Tour of the Shop.

Enter the grounds at the normal entrance off the parking lot. Proceed past the entrance to the Office on Central Ave across from the refreshment stand. Nick Kallas will be your guide. If possible, please email us at ChicagoMeet@yahoo.com if you plan to attend and are not already on the list. It will be okay to show up off list, but we’d like to give Mr. Kallas a best guess as to who’s showing.

1:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dealer Setup: No Trading Allowed

Day and Evening Layout Tours

6:30 pm -8:00 pm General O Scale Discussion Meeting moderated by Dave Schultz and 

Dan Dawdy. 

8:00 pm -9:30 pm Proto:48 Discussion Meeting

Saturday March 18, 2023

8:00 am – 9:00 am Dealer Setup. No Trading Allowed

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Show

9:00 am – 11:00 am Model Contest Entries Accepted

11:00 am- 1:00 pm Model Contest Open for Viewing

11:00 pm Facebook Meet and Greet with Ken Burney

1:00 pm Model Contest Closed for Judging

1:00 pm Clinic: Designing and Building a traveling modular layout with Skyler Shippy.

2:00 pm O Scale Central Meeting (formerly O Scale Kings)  – Open to All

3:00 pm Clinic: 3d Printing with Shaydin Anthony

4:00 pm Awards announced and Models available for pickup

6:00 pm – 12:00 Midnight Cash Bar in Foyer sponsored by O Scale Central

(Donor Funded-no dues money used)

Evening Layout Tours

Sunday March 19, 2023

8:30 am – 12 Noon Show

Afternoon Layout Tours