January - February
After some 33years the Australian Model Engineering magazine will cease production. The final issue being at the printers will the final issue to be done. Webmaker has been associated with AME for quite some time and we wish Brian and David well with their future endeavours.
Orange Society of Model Engineers (OSME) welcome AALS affiliated members to our All Comers Day. The event will be mainly a one day event but if visitors want to run on the Sunday morning (the 28th) there will be members in attendance. Coal is available as is 12 volt power and compressed air at the steaming bay. 5 inch gauge only, invite is for Steam, Electric, Petrol locomotives also steam traction (trucks and engines), for those with scale rolling stock feel free to bring them along, Morning and afternoon tea will be provided, there are a number of takeaway food outlets within walking distance of the park for lunch. OSME's Matthews Park Railway is on the corner of Anson and Moulder Streets Orange.
12 – 14 March
Covid-19 restrictions permitting, LMLSLS will hold our annual Birthday Run on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of March 2021. All AALS club members are invited to come along and enjoy our 3 ½”, 5” and 7 ¼” gauge facilities. Bring your current Boiler Certificates and all trains must have effective brakes. Night running ceases at 10.00pm, front and rear lights required. Limited on site powered camp sites and unlimited un-powered available from Friday. Canteen will be operating for light lunches and refreshments Saturday and Sunday. We will have an endless supply of tea and coffee for visitors, coal and char for locos. Air and 12v DC and kindling available for lighting up. Our garden railway (45mm gauge) is operational for live steam or battery powered equipment so bring your small gauge along to try it out. We have lots of room for your miniature traction engines to amble about the property so you are more than welcome to bring them along too. For more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org