SER Publications

The Southeastern Region publishes the SouthErneR, a quarterly newsletter. Our editor, Paul Voelker, also publishes special online books that cover national NMRA convention contests and SER Conventions. You can filter the list to show specific types of publications.

Summer 2007

  • Report on Trinity Rail Group
  • Clarksville Trainfest 2007
  • UTU Brass Lantern Award at GLE2007
  • BLE Brass Bell Award at GLE2007
  • Prototype Location Research
  • Clean Operations with a Paint Stick & Paper Clip
  • 2007 Detroit Train Show Highlights
  • Southern Pacific’s Train Ferry Solano
  • Editors Meeting in Philly
  • Cartersville Board of Directors Meeting
  • Cartersville Convention Annual Business Meeting

On-Line Only Cartersville 2007 Convention Special

  • VP’s Keyboard
  • The Cartersville Convention
  • The Non Rail Trax To The Max
  • Leslie Eaton’s Nano Clinic
  • The Train Show
  • The Contests
  • Contest Scores by Category
  • Merit Award Winners
  • Pictures of Entries
  • The Private Car Theme Contest
  • The Photo Contest
  • The Banquet

2006 Philadelphia Contest Book 1 - Rolling Stock Part 1

See Steam & Diesel Locomotives, and Freight Car entries from the National Model Contest at the 2006 Philadelphia Convention. 

47 Pages with Photos taken by Paul Voelker

2006 Philadelphia Contest Book 2 - Rolling Stock Part 2

See Non Revenue, Caboose & Passenger Car, and Module entries from the National Model Contest at the 2006 Philadelphia Conv.

39 Pages with Photos taken by Paul Voelker

2006 Philadelphia Contest Book 3 - Structures & Displays

See Structures and Displays entries from the National Model Contest at the 2006 Philadelphia Convention. 

61 Pages with Photos taken by Paul Voelker

Fall 2006

  • Private Cars - the 2007 “Theme Contest”
  • Post Convention Aftermath
  • The BN in Denver - photos of motive power in Denver
  • Computers & Model Railroading
  • Maple Leaf 2003 - remembering a great contest model
  • Top 10 Myths About Entering NMRA Contests
  • SPTCo in Dunsmuir 1954 Part 2 - the Machine Shop
  • SRR Signal Tower Photo Study - the signal at Walther
  • Editors Meeting in Philly
  • A visit to the Magic City Model Railroad Club

Summer 2006

  • New & Returning Officers, Directors & Committee Heads
  • The Whole Hog
  • Dunsmuir 1954 Part 1 - Modeling structures in Dunsmuir, CA
  • SPTCo Train #19
  • From The Camera Of Del Kittendorf
  • Some Model Contest Winners From Philly
  • The Philadelphia & Reading Trainshed-Convention Center
  • Al Churella’s SR&RL Railroad in On2
  • Building Modules for the BSA Merit Badge Program
  • NMRA Approves Modifications to the AP Program

Spring 2006

  • Memphis 2006 “Railin’ on the River” Part 3
  • Trolley Model Contest Rules
  • 2006 Convention Registration Forms
  • The SouthErneR Photo Contest Rules
  • SP & UP Steam Photos from 1952
  • Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Program
  • 2006 Piedmont Trainshow Coverage
  • 2006 Piedmont Trainshow Contest
  • Kid’s Operating Train Layout
  • Keeping Your Ballast Clean
  • Steel City Hosts Winter Board Meeting & Meeting Minutes
  • Election Slate of Candidates
  • Achievement Program MMR Listing Updated
  • Inspiration

Winter 2006

  • The SouthErneR Photo Contest Rules
  • The Dave Muller Award Revisited
  • Memphis 2006 “Railin’ on the River”
  • Trolley Model Contest Rules
  • Achievement Program MMR Listing
  • Member Listing in Achievement Program
  • Letters on AP Judging
  • Atlanta Terminal Tower Revisited
  • Building a Garden Railroad
  • Selected layouts from the Piedmont Pilgrimage Tour
  • Fall Business Meeting Minutes
  • Freeware Spreadsheets for Model Railroaders

2005 Cincinnati Contest Book Part 1 - Rolling Stock

See Rolling Stock entries from the National Model Contest at the 2005 Cincinnati Convention by Clicking on the Title. 

39 Pages with 175 Photos taken by Paul Voelker