NWHS 2018 Convention - Spencer, NC

Thursday, May 16, through Saturday, May 19

Schedule of events


Wecdnesday, May 16

 3:00PM -  7:00PM  BOD meeting part 1.  Courtyard Marriot conference room.
 5:15PM -  8:00PM  Exhibitor Move in as set up. NCTN Back shop

Thursday, May 17

 8:00 AM –  8:20 PM  Volunteers meeting. Courtyard Marriot conference room.
 8:30 AM –  1:00 PM  BOD meeting part 2. Courtyard Marriot conference room.
 8:00 AM –  6:00 PM  Registration,   Courtyard Marriot lobby.
 9:00 AM –  5:00 PM  Commissary,  NCTM back shop.
Clinics – NCTM roundhouse orientation room:
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM  What Makes the Train Go – Steam   Dave Phelps
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  What Makes the Train Go – Diesel   Dave Phelps
 1:00 PM –  2:00 PM  TBD
 2:30 PM –  3:30 PM  TBD
 4:00 PM –  5:00 PM  Historical Overview of Railroad Development in North Carolina – Matthew Calloway
 6:00 PM –  8:00 PM  NCTM, meet and greet BBQ picnic.

Friday, May 18

 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  ACL/SAL Meeting, Courtyard Marriott conference room.
 8:00 AM –  3:00 PM  Registration,   Courtyard Marriot lobby.
 9:00 AM –  5:00 PM  Commissary and exhibits,  NCTM back shop.
 8:00 AM –  3:00 PM  YVR and WSSB Tour
 8:00 AM –  3:00 PM  NC Zoo Tour
Clinics – NCTM roundhouse orientation room:
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  TBD
 1:00 PM –  2:00 PM  TBD
 2:30 PM –  3:30 PM  Archives and Research – Rick Bell
 4:00 PM –  5:00 PM  Troop Trains – George Eichelberger
 5:30 PM -  7:00 PM  Modeling committee meeting,  Courtyard Marriot conference room.
 7:00 PM -  ?:00 AM  Virginian Special Interest Group meeting, Courtyard Marriot conference room.
                        includes video presentation on Virginian RPO cars by Dr. Harry Scheer
 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM  NCTM, night photo session. Orchestrated by NS corporate photographer Casey Thomason.

Saturday, May 19

 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM  SRHA BOD Meeting, Courtyard Marriott conference room.
 8:00 AM –  3:00 PM  Registration,   Courtyard Marriot lobby.
 9:00 AM –  5:00 PM  Commissary,  NCTM back shop.
 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM  NWHS Membership meeting, NCTM general purpose room.
11:30 AM –  1:30 PM  SRHA Membership meeting, NCTM general purpose room.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  RPO Car Tour by Dr. Harry Scheer
12:00 PM -  ?:00 PM  Banquet setup, NCTM general purpose room.
Clinics – NCTM roundhouse orientation room:
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  Modeling the N&W F-Unit 3657 – Bob Harpe
 1:00 PM –  2:00 PM  "Modeling Dining Cars" Rev. Jim Nichols
 2:30 PM –  3:30 PM  "The N&W, THen and Now - A Photo Exhibition" Jeff Hawkins
 5:00 PM –  5:45 PM  Banquet happy hour, NCTM general purpose room.
 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Banquet and Awards, NCTM general purpose room.

Updated 4/10/2018