Railroad Prototype Modelers Conference

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Virtual RPM Events

While the in-person conferences have taken a hiatus for the foreseeable future, there are virtual events occurring. Check out Hindsight 20/20 series of virtual RPM events hosted by Ted Culotta, Hunter Hughson, and Ryan Mendell.

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We will keep this site updated with the latest RPM event news and hold an archive of past RPM related handouts and presentation files.

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Recent Conference News

More Clinics Added

More clinics than you can shake a stick at! We had more great clinics than we had space, and with registrations being strong, we were able to negotiate an additional full size clinic room at the hotel. Existing clinics in the smaller Morton room are being moved to the...

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2019 Event Updates

We have updates! We're a little over a month away from the event, and the early registration deadline is approaching next week. Please register, if you haven't, before the price increase. RPM After Party Lombard Hobbies will once again be our gracious hosts for the...

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Hotel Block Open for Reservations

We have posted the link for online hotel reservations at the Hotel link above. Staying right at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center is convenient, and one of the best deals in the area at $99 per night. Be sure to ask for the RPM 2019 rate, or book via the online...

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2018 Event Photos

2018 Event Photos

Several attendees have posted their 2018 event photos, including this photo of a couple happy humans by Eric Hansmann, and we've added links to our Past Event Photos page here: Past Event Photos We were also lucky enough to have official RPM Chicagoland photographer...

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Chris Vanko on Freight Car Weathering

Chris Vanko on Freight Car Weathering

Chris Vanko's excellent clinic on weathering needs to be viewed in color instead of black and white handouts. As promised, his full color presentation is being posted as a PDF: Chris Vanko's Weathering Clinic PDF Thanks go to Chris, not only for presenting, but for...

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Friends of the Freight Car Panel Discussion

This week we'll be adding links to photos of the event, a digital copy of the attendee program, and presentation handouts which we have permission from the authors to provide digitally. However, an online discussion kicked off at RealSTMFC about the history of resin...

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