|Special Guest Speaker - Bernard Kempinski
Your RRMBC committee is excited to announce that Bernard Kempinski will be presenting at the Railway Modellers Meet
being held May 4th
to May 6th
, 2018 at Simon Fraser University’s Burnaby Campus
Bernard is an active model railroader who has worked in many scales from N through O. He is proprietor of Alkem Scale Models
who has built many models on commission for museums and individuals. Bernard is a popular speaker at model railroading events and a freelance writer who has written dozens of magazine articles and several books on model railroading, many of them on layout planning. His latest book from Kalmbach Publishing is “Waterfront Terminals and Operations”
, released in 2017.
Bernard will be presenting a clinic on rail/marine modelling as well as a special post-luncheon
talk titled “High Tech Approaches Applied to a 19th
Century Railroad”. In his talk he will cover the application of laser cutters, 3D printing, photo etching, battery power and casting techniques to model an unusual U.S. Civil War era steam prototype. Bernard’s presentation promises to be a fascinating and interesting look at what is possible with the state of the art techniques available to all modellers.