OFFICIAL NHRHTA COMMUNICATION 2003 - 04

November 16, 2003


Results from 2003 Reunion Modeling Contest

The NHRHTA, Inc. is pleased to announce the results from this year’s Modeling Contest. George Micklus served as the 2003 NHRHTA MODEL & PHOTO Contest Chairman. Many thanks to George for a very organized and well run event. Modeling Judges included John Kasey and David Bradley. The Photography Judge this year was Rich Pedersen. Digital Photography was provided courtesy of Lee Ritchie. This year’s event included 25 submissions from 11 members among the competition categories. This years category winners received NHRHTA bucks redeemable for merchandise sold by NHRHTA. Modeling Contest results are summarized below:


DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES

1ST PLACE AND WINNER OF $25.00 NHRHTA BUCKS CERTIFICATE
Francis Detscher for NH Class DERS-2c (Alco RS-3) Road number 537


 

2ND PLACE
Joe Smith for his three NH DERS-2b (Alco RS-2) Road numbers 0515, 0507 & 0504 (2 shown)


 

3RD PLACE
Pieter Roos for NH Class DEY-4 (General Electric 44T) road number 0813


PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

1ST PLACE AND WINNER OF $25.00 NHRHTA BUCKS CERTIFICATE
Francis Detscher for NH stainless steel "LEWIS MORRIS" diner

 

2ND PLACE
Ted Jones for NH 8200 series "BLACK NIGHT" coach 8224 with illuminated interior


FREIGHT EQUIPMENT

1ST PLACE AND WINNER OF $25.00 NHRHTA BUCKS CERTIFICATE
Peter Ness for NH TOFC flat car road number 17264. Car included working end drop deck for "elephant style" trailer loading.

 

2ND PLACE
Christopher Adams for NH Transformer Flat Road number 17059

 

3RD PLACE
Joe Smith for NH steel caboose class NE-2 Road number C-504



STRUCTURES

1ST PLACE AND "BEST IN SHOW" WINNER OF $50.00 NHRHTA BUCKS CERTIFICATE
Joe Smith for two beautiful scratch built NH stations Cornwall Bridge and New Milford


 

2ND PLACE
Rich Pedersen for SUPERB Diorama depicting NH 4 track territory featuring triangular catenary with operating semaphore signals, NH style station, NH pagoda roof tower and prototypically super elevated curves with electric locomotives "on the move"


PHOTO CONTEST

Prepared by S.J. Boccuzzi & G. Micklus


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