2021 Schedule

Friday, Day 1

6:00am - 9:00am

Vendor setup (Breakfast items available in conference hall)

9:00am

STL RPM Meet opens to the public

9:30am - 10:30am | Clinics

Marquette Room - C&IM Coal Operations -Ryan Crawford

Mississippian Room - Modeling a C&EI 3D Printed Caboose -David Forbes, Doug Forbes

10:45am - 11:45am | Clinics

Marquette Room - Archives Resources for Modeling: The Life of a Coal Car -Jeff Eggert

Mississippian Room - Little Things That Make a Big Difference -Steven Priest

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch (lunch available in Gateway Center RPM Lounge area)

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Black Diamonds in Little Egypt: Moving Southern Illinois Coal -Loren Casey

Mississippian Room - Models You Never Saw -Tony Cook

2:15pm - 3:15pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Modeling a Coal Mining Town -Jeff Kuebler

Mississippian Room - Soundtraxx in the Coal Fields -George Bogatiuk

3:30pm - 4:30pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Unit Coal Train Operations for Model Railroads -Stu Thayer

Mississippian Room - A "Protogeneric" Layout with Iowa Branchline -Clark Propst

4:30pm

Dinner Break

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Historical Society Meeting (Closed to public) -Missouri Pacific Historical Society

7:15pm - 9:00pm

Marquette & Mississippian Rooms - The Indiana Railroad -Peter Jesperesen

9:00 pm

Gateway Center closes

Saturday, Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Vendor setup (Breakfast items available in conference hall)

9:00am

STL RPM Meet opens to the public

9:30am - 10:30am | Clinics

Marquette Room - Coal Trains and Operations in the Upper Midwest -Jim Dick

Mississippian Room - IPD Boxcars of the 1970s -Rick Selby

10:45am - 11:45am | Clinics

Marquette Room - Tips on Track Planning for the Coal Fields -Dan Bourque

Mississippian Room - Mail and Express Trains East of Chicago and St. Louis -Dave Lambert

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch (lunch available in Gateway Center RPM Lounge area)

1:00pm - 2:00pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Mining Coal in the Land of Corn and Soybeans -Mark Vaughan

Mississippian Room - Kitbashing SAL AF-3, AF-4 and AF-5 Box Cars -Fenton Wells

2:15pm - 3:15pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Modern Coal Transportation -Robert Neff

Mississippian Room - What's New at ESU Loksound -Matt Herman

3:30pm - 4:30pm | Clinics

Marquette Room - Flat Land Coal Loaders in Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas -Lloyd Keyser

Mississippian Room - IC 40-foot Box Car Seminar -Tim Alund

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Door Prizes (start time is approximate)

6:00 pm

STL RPM closes