Clinic Category: Misc
Clinic Type: Model
Clinic Time: 2022-09-15 09:47
Clinician: Mike Wheeler
Clinic Title: Experimenting with On30

How a diversion into On30 helped Mike learn new skills and to approach modeling more creatively.  Mike will cover why and how he started in On30, how his approach to modeling evolved because of it, and what he (re)learned.

Clinic Category: 03 - Cars
Clinic Type: Model
Clinic Time: 2022-09-17 14:30
Clinician: Mike Wheeler
Clinic Title: Protolancing an HO-Scale Wreck Train

This clinic uses photo references to build, paint, and weather a wreck train to fit a late 1980s’ timeframe. The focus is on utilizing models and parts from your junk box and what you find at the flea market to build a wreck train the way the real railroads do—from what is laying around! Mike shares information about building cranes, boom cars, tool cars, and other elements to add visual interest to the whole wreck outfit.

Clinic Category: 06 - Prototype Models
Clinic Type: Prototype
Clinic Time: 2022-09-17 13:00
Clinician: Mike Wheeler
Clinic Title: Burlington Northern Grain Cars circa 1988

Mike uses photo references to build, paint, and weather BN grain cars to fit a late 1980s’ timeframe. This clinic discusses identifying suitable photos for reference, locating appropriate models to work from, and capturing the look of the entire train.

Clinic Category: 06 - Prototype Models
Clinic Type: Media
Clinic Time: 2022-09-17 14:30
Clinician: Robert Welk
Clinic Title: The MTA Hudson Line 2019-2022

This clinic explores the MTA Hudson Line that runs between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and Poughkeepsie, NY. This 75-mile route along the Hudson River is probably the most scenic commuter ride in this country. Photos will be shown of most of the stations along the line. Besides Metro North an occasional Amtrak train is seen. While this is primarily a railfan show, Robert also includes photos of structures and industries along the railroad that are of interest to modelers.

Clinic Category: 06 - Prototype Models
Clinic Type: Model
Clinic Time: 2022-09-16 16:00
Clinician: Jeff Hanke
Clinic Title: Modeling the Pulpwood Industry

This clinic is an overview of the pulpwood industry. It uses the Westvaco Yard in Berkeley Springs, WV as a specific example. Jeff provides information on the industry as a whole, including data on prototype and model pulpwood cars, scratchbuilt loads from individual twigs, prototype and model pulpwood vehicles, how the yard operated, and how the cars were loaded.