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Train 'feast'!

Sep
23

We know these Vancouver TraiNgang folks are mad about trains, but this really takes the cake...

25th Anniversary cake

The occasion? The Vancouver TraiNgang's annual barbeque, which this year also marked the club's 25th year.

These lads may be very good with trains, but fortunately the 'gang' has friends who can bake - thanks to Joanne Peterson for baking up a storm with this delicious train feast!

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TraiNgang in the news...

Sep
13

The Maple Ridge 7 Pitt Meadows Times of September 13th, 2011, carries an interview with Bob Berbeck and Patrick Schafli, talking about their interest in model trains, and about the club.

The article is also well illustrated and can be found online with the photos here:

www.mrtimes.com/PHOTOS+Riding+rails+sizes/5391423/story.html

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Logo change!

Jul
08

So, the Vancouver TraiNgang has a new logo, courtesy of member Dan Janelle. This is the club's 25th Anniversary year, so we've switched logos for the time being...

Traditionalists can rest assured that the old much cherished logo will re-appear in a few months, but until, thank to Dan for his efforts to help us mark the anniversary

25th Anniversary logo

For members, this logo is available on various items of club gear until the end of 2011.

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2011 AGM reminder !

Jan
10

When, where....

Date:       January 16, 2011
Time:       1:00 PM
Location:   Rainbow Station – Confederation Park

See you there...

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Merry Christmas!!!

Dec
20

On behalf of the Vancouver TraiNgang, I wish all of our viewers a happy and holy Christmas, and a successful and prosperous 2011!

Anyone remember the days of store displays with model trains running between the toys and other attractions...? Here's one of our members perusing a display layout in downtown Vancouver, and in November 2010 to boot!

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Vancouver TraiNgang wins another award!

Dec
20

Following on the heels of the third place club layout award at the 2010 Mt Cheam Lions show, the Vancouver TraiNgang scooped 2nd place in the popular vote contest at TRAINS 2010 in Burnaby in November 2010.

Award ribbon

(Photo courtesy of Emil Ferry)

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