Van Arnem, Bob


Clinics Presented:

Building a Pegram truss bridge


Modeling an HO scale 216' railroad bridge with abutments based on a Pegram Truss design using CAD drawings, Central Valley bridge parts, and scratchbuilt styrene and brass components. In progress photos will be presented as the construction steps are discussed.

Day Time Room
Tuesday, Aug 25 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Three Sisters
Wednesday, Aug 26 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Three Sisters

Scratchbuilding a trestle based on the prototype


Modeling a 207' long, 73' high frame trestle in HO scale. Cutting stock basswood on a table saw and detail photos of bent and stringer construction are included. Slides of the second and fourth subdivisions of the Camas Prairie Railroad, taken on a Hi-Rail trip in August of 1993, will be featured.

Day Time Room
Tuesday, Aug 25 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Weidler
Wednesday, Aug 26 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Three Sisters