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Model Railroads 101 -Module Building

Dates: November 9-30, 2021

Meets: Tu from 6:30 PM to 8 PM

Location: Career Technical Education Academy

Registration Fee: $65.00

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All aboard! Get on track to learning the basics of how to get started in model railroading from members of the Dakota Southeastern Division (DSED) Model Railroad Club. Receive hands on experience in creating an N-scale T-Trak module. T-Trak meets international standards allowing modules to be joined with other T-Trak modules to build a miniature world of model trains. A prebuilt 2ft module base will be provided. Participants will add track, electrical and scenery to the module which is theirs to take home. One session will be a tour of two model railroad home layouts that will give inspiration to what can be done or how to build an in-home model railroad. Families are encouraged to participate together on building a module. One module is included with registration fee. Additional modules may be purchased with advance notice for $50. Family Reg - up to 2 adults and 2 children (or 1 adult and 3 children)

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CTE Acedemy 4700 W Career Cir, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 Room D119 Use Door A, turn right down hallway to Rm D119, Engineering Lab. MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/MCkcGjcSViD3tiQAA Class includes the first module base. Additional modules are available for $50. Dates November 9, 16, 23, 30. The third session will be tours two instructors' model railroad home workshops! p>Class Cancellations
Community Education reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds or class credit are given if Community Education cancels the class.

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In questionable weather conditions, listen for class cancellations on local radio and television stations. Participants will not be called individually. When school is canceled, IN PERSON Community Education classes are canceled. Canceled sessions will be rescheduled.

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Community Education Contact Information
201 E. 38th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7999

Fee: $65.00

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee$ 65.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Registration Fee for Two$ 75.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Family Registration Fee$ 85.00

Career Technical Education Academy

CTE

Career & Technical Education

4700 W Career Circle

Sioux Falls, SD

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Jim Krekelberg


Jim Krekelberg has worked in accounting for 40+ years and recently retired from the Good Samaritan Society after 30 years. Married with two grown children and three grandkids. Jim has been involved with model railroading for the past 15 years when he joined the Dakota Southeastern Division, DSED, model railroad club after attending a similar ComEd class. He has held officer positions at both the local and region level. Jim has an N-scale model railroad at his home that has about 600 ft of track. He also has an N-scale traveling layout that goes to shows and events for kids to operate.

Jay Manning


Jay Manning has been deeply involved in modular model railroading for over 30 years working in both HO scale and N scale. He has been recognized by the National Model Railroad Association as a Master Scenery Builder. He is experienced in scenery construction from the flat plains of South Dakota to the mountains of the East Coast and South Dakota. He has taught classes and seminars at conventions and club shows for many years. One of his most popular classes "Mountain Making for Children" is a hands-on class for children where they build a mountain scene in about half an hour with their parents as observers-scenery building is great way to get family involvement in model railroading.
Date Day Time Location
11/09/2021Tuesday6:30 PM to 8 PM Career Technical Education Academy
11/16/2021Tuesday6:30 PM to 8 PM Career Technical Education Academy
11/23/2021Tuesday6:30 PM to 8 PM Career Technical Education Academy
11/30/2021Tuesday6:30 PM to 8 PM Career Technical Education Academy

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