Summertime News

Sadly, Martin County Model Railroaders lost our fellow member, John Penicnak this summer.  John, an enthusiastic model train man, was an effective and dedicated leader of our organization.  He provided direction and he he helped introduce some innovative ideas, not the least of which was the concept of raising funds by procuring sponsorships from area businesses.  John Penicnak, President of MCMR, will be missed.

John Penicnak 1939-2015 Photo

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In the same month that MCMR suffered a setback from the loss of John, there has been continued progress in other areas of the organization.  Even though activity is slower at this time of year as some members escape to the north, a few members have been very busy.

While different members help at different times, some members like Larry Greenley and Bill Smet are often seen at the club.  The easiest way to report on these happenings is with photos.  Below are the latest pictures of G scale details.  Note the fellow fishing.

Next are the photos showing the incredible progress made on the West Side layout.  Note that Bill has had no time to go fishing.


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Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan

I maintain MCMR's website. I monitor MCMR's email. I enjoy computing, trains, drones and Colonial period fife and drum.

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