Robinson, Gary


Gary Robinson was a lone wolf model railroader for nearly 50 years and in many scales at one time or another. Since 2000 Gary has been sharing
with and learning from other modelers. Currently working primarily in HO, Gary is a member of the Poway Station (HO) modular club and Short Track (N) Railroad.
He also serves as the Vice President of the PacificSouthwest Region (PSR) where he frequently leads workshops. Gary is looking forward to sharing his knowledge at the national convention level.

Clinics Presented:

Detailing a transition era gas station


This clinic gives a brief introduction to the development of service stations, then describes the equipment and details that would be found in such a service station in the 1940-1960 time frame. The difference between 'service stations' and 'filling stations' will be discussed, along with detail changes appropriate to the type modeled.

Day Time Room
Wednesday, Aug 26 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM Mt. Bachelor
Saturday, Aug 29 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Mt. Hood

Truck to rail pulpwood transfer yard


This clinic describes the layout, purpose, and operation of a truck-to-rail pulpwood transfer yard operated by International Paper during the 1990s in the US Southeast. This yard was one of many such yards in operation. Structures, machinery, trucks, and special-purpose railcars will be examined, and modeling suggestions will be presented.

Day Time Room
Wednesday, Aug 26 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Bachelor
Friday, Aug 28 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Mt. Bachelor