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Train Show 2002

Model Contest

October 12, 2002 - Photos and text by Terry Davis

 

This Northern Pacific passenger car set entered by LLRC member Dennis Moore of Bloomington took first place in the passenger category. It was a popular vote contest.

 

Jon Bratt, a member of LLRC and the Minnesota River Valley Division, entered this Northern Pacific business car that took second place in the popular vote model contest.

 

This Northern Pacific F-unit entered by LLRC/MRVD's Jon Bratt of Bird Island tied for first place in the diesel category with a LifeLike SD-60 entered by Paul Becker of St. Charles. Paul is with Perry's Hobbies of Morgan, a longtime vendor at the show.

 

The Laurel, Montana depot of the Northern Pacific was entered by Jon Bratt of Bird Island. This LLRC/MRVD member took first place in the structures category, edging out Gerald Baker of Granite Falls and Richard Niz of Brooklyn Park.

 

Gerald Baker of Granite Falls finished in a tie for second place in the structures category with his Palumbo Redi-Mix. He is a member of the MRVD.

 

Richard Nix of Brooklyn Park was tied for second in structures with his trailer house entry.

 

The winner of the freight car category was Richard Nix of Brooklyn Park with this CP flat car and pipe load.

 

This Chicago & North Western PS-2 covered hopper entered by Paul Becker of St. Charles placed second in the freight car division. Paul is with Perry's Hobbies.

 

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