Wednesday, July 17
Another early morning start brought us to the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club for a look at their fabulous layout. From left to right: model of Portland Union Station; short train on a high bridge; huge wooden trestle on the logging portion of the layout.
Next up was a walking tour of the Steel Bridge and Portland Union Station.
Finally, we concluded with our convention banquet on board the Port of Tillamook Bay dinner train. From left to right: POTB train pulling in at Banks, OR depot; crossing high trestle; crowd at awards site; President Jim Larson presenting the first Casey Adams photo award; prize "runner", GNRHS member Christopher Tanner.
Awards from the Model/Display contest:
Diesel Locomotive - Rick Piper (O-scale F-7 A&B units).
Freight Car - (tie) - Robert Showers (HO 12-panel boxcars and HO refrigerator cars).
Railroadiana - Scott Tanner
Best of Show - Rick Piper (O-scale F-7 A&B units)