Author Archives: Allen Smith

Fun in the Park 2013

GPLR exhibited at the annual Fun in the Park fair in Wilsonville, Oregon on August 3, 2013. We had three members present: Allen, Jeff, and Richard. The layout featured sections of town and castle MOCs.

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City scene

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The wilderness

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Castle section

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Imagine his disappointment when he realizes they don’t make 9V trains anymore.

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Jeff, Richard, and Allen

Bricks Cascade 2013

Several GPLR members exhibited creations at the second annual Bricks Cascade at the Oregon Convention Center on March 8–10, 2013.

Fun in the Park 2012

The weather at Fun in the Park was miserable this year (about 100°), but the layout was great. Allen debuted his Occupy Legonia MOC, and Richard brought his Quidittch pitch for the first time. Steve and Jeremy brought various town buildings.

World’s Greatest Hobby 2012

This model railroad expo at the Oregon Convention Center featured Lego train layouts from three clubs: GPLR, Portlug, and the Puget Sound Lego Train Club. Between the three clubs, there were 18 participants. Photos are of the GPLR layout.