Clinician: Bernie Kempinski

CLINIC:  USMRR Aquia Line: A High-Tech Approach to a 19th Century Railroad
DAY: Saturday TIME9:30-10:30a
ROOM:  Auditorium
DESCRIPTION:  How do you model an ancient steam railroad when little commercial product is available? This talk will describe how I used some of the latest technology and techniques to build my 19th Century Civil War O scale railroad. I’ll cover laser cutting, photo etching, 3D printing, spin casting, battery powered locomotives, and a microprocessor controlled telegraph system.


About the Clinician...

     Bernard Kempinski is a freelance writer who has written dozens of magazine articles and several books on model railroading. He is an active model railroader and has built models on commission for museums and individuals. A former U.S. Army captain, Bernard is retired defense analyst. He is also the proprietor of Alkem Scale Models, specializing in fine scale kits and detail parts.


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