2020CAROLINA SPECIAL Home Layout Tour 2020
                and Operating Session Listing

We are offering three special event tours in addition to the self-drive options for the area.

TOUR 201 -- This is a pre-convention 'Backstage' visit to the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC which will begin at the museum on Thursday at noontime. More information on this tour is at this link.

TOUR 202 -- This is the UNIFOUR SPECIAL which will include the Southeast Narrow Gauge and Shortline Museum in Newton, NC and six layouts in the Hickory, NC Metro Area. This is an all-day mini-bus tour and will leave the convention hotel on Friday morning and return about dinnertime. More information on this tour is at this link.

TOUR 203 -- This is a tour of Lionel Corporation's Headquarters. It is a self-drive tour on Friday, October 21, 2022 starting at 9 am at their location: 6301 Performance Drive in Concord, NC 28027More information on this tour is at this link.

 

The Operating Sessions require advance registration and an Extra Fare Fee of $5. If you have already registered, you can amend your registration following the instructions on the convention registration form at this link.




OPERATING SESSION SCHEDULE
Wednesday - October 19, 2022
TIME Scale DESCRIPTION OWNER
7 PM HO KK&L (The Plywood Lines): Crew of 8 required. Session #804. Click here for description. As of 9/20 - 5 slots available Neal Anderson, MMR
Thursday - October 21, 2022
7 PM HO NYC Piney Fork Branch: Crew of 6 required. Session #801. Click here for description. As of 8/21 full - wait list only Seth Gartner
7 PM HO P&W: Crew of 6 required. Session #802. Click here for description. As of 9/20 only 2 slots available Jack Parker, MMR
Friday - October 21, 2022
1 PM On30 ET&WNC: Crew of 4 required. Session #805. Click here for description. As of 8/21 full - wait list only Andrew Stitt
6 PM HOn3 Rio Grande Southern: Crew of 6 required. Session #807. Click here for description. As of 9/20 only 1 slot available John Short
7 PM HO P&W: Crew of 6 required. Session #803. Click here for description. As of 8/21 full - wait list only Jack Parker, MMR
Saturday - October 22, 2022
12 PM N CR&E: Crew of 6 required. Session #806. Click here for description. As of 9/20 full - wait list only Marcus Neubacher



SELF-DRIVE HOME LAYOUT TOUR SCHEDULE
Thursday - October 20, 2022
TIME Scale DESCRIPTION (Click on name for link) OWNER
3-5 PM N Charleston, Roanoke & Eastern Railway Marcus Neubacher
7-10 PM HO Appalachian Division Anthony Perkins
HO Baltimore & Ohio - Cumberland, MD Steven Mersch
Friday - October 21, 2022
TIME Scale DESCRIPTION (Click on name for link) INSTRUCTOR
1-4 PM N Southern Yankee Joe Burden
HO Baltimore & Ohio - Cumberland, MD Steven Mersch
HO NYC Piney Fork Branch Seth Gartner
HO Southern Pacific Joe Skorch
7-10 PM HOn3 Rio Grande Southern John Short
Saturday - October 22, 2022
TIME Scale DESCRIPTION (Click on name for link) OWNER
9-Noon N, HO, O, G Condo Shelf Layouts Fred Miller
N Charleston, Roanoke & Eastern Railway Marcus Neubacher
HO, HOn30 Southern David Myers
1-4 PM On30 ET&WNC Andrew Stitt
HO, HOn30 Southern David Myers
HO Pittsburg Northern Railroad - North Pittsburg Division Gordon Miller
Sunday - October 23, 2022
TIME Scale DESCRIPTION (Click on name for link) OWNER
1-4 PM 1/64 Greenville & Northern (Note: Located in Greenville, SC) Scott Lister
HOn30 Rio Grande Southern John Short