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Exhibition 2008

Each year, the Exhibition awards prizes for various aspects of the event: modelling competition, layout awards, popular votes and of course the guessing competition. In 2008 they were as follows:

Modelling Competition Results

Scratchbuilt Locomotives

  1. CPH, O Scale, 68 points, Colin Shepherd
  2. FPH, O Scale, 67 points, Colin Shepherd
  3. X200 Shunter, O Scale, 66 points, Colin Shepherd

Scratchbuilt Rolling Stock

  1. LHG, O Scale, 94 points, Paul Chisolm
  2. EHG, O Scale, 90 points, Paul Chisolm
  3. S Truck, N Scale, 88 points, Graeme Goodsell

Scratchbuilt Lineside Structure

  1. Stone Cottage, N Scale, 83 points, Graeme Goodsell
  2. Portland Station, HO Scale, 63 points, Alex Nadalini
  3. Lower Quadrant Signal, HO Scale, 51 points, Alex Nadalini

Kitbased Motive Power

  1. 4 car D/Deck Suburban, HO Scale, 63 points, Geoff Small

Kitbased Rolling Stock

  1. CW Wagon, O Scale, 91 points, Matthew Ratcliffe
  2. S Truck, HO Scale, 85 points, Matthew Ratcliffe
  3. Match Truck, HO Scale, 84 points, Matthew Ratcliffe

Kitbased Lineside Structure - Nil entries

School Students Encouragement Award - Nil entries

President's Cup - Portland Station, HO Scale, Alex Nadalini

Exhibit Awards

Best Layout - Leigh Creek - Geoff Nott (HO Scale)

Australian Prototype - Private  - Time and Patience - Peter Lewis, (HO Scale)

Australian Prototype - Club - Moss Vale - Guildford Model Railway Group (HO Scale)

Overseas Prototype - Private - Leigh Creek - Geoff Nott (HO Scale)

Overseas Prototype - Club - Coffs Harbour - Coffs Harbour Railway Modellers (HO Scale)

Best Commercial Exhibit - Aucision Models

Norman Read O Gauge Award - Queens Wharf - Trevor Hodges (O Scale)
  Highly Commended: - Esk Brisbane Valley - John Love (HOn3.5 Scale)

AMRA/HMRS Award Exhibitors Choice - Leigh Creek - Geoff Nott (HO Scale)

Sydney N Scale MRC Award - Enoshima - Doug Coster (N Scale)
Best N Scale Layout

Hannah Kelly Memorial Award - Queens Wharf - Trevor Hodges (O Scale)
Best Australian Scenery

Iron Horse Hobbies Award - DualtraiN - Darling Downs Model Railway Club (N Scale)
Best Proprietary Layout

Larmour Family "Wombat" Award - Rolling Bricks Gorge  - Sydney Lego Train Club
Best Childrens Layout
  Highly Commended: Traintasia - Keith King (G Scale)

Most Popular Exhibit Vote - Leigh Creek - Geoff Nott (HO Scale)
Prize won by D Musgrave (Punchbowl Hobbies train set)

Guessing Competition

  1. N Duggan - (Layout and train set)
  2. R Chiddy - (Trainorama 49 Class locomotive)
  3. P Creaser - (Trainorama 44 Class locomotive)
  4. Mr Mountstephens - (Trainorama HiRail BWH Wagon Set)
  5. D Tydd - (Hornby "Thomas" locomotive)
  6. H Berkley - (Hornby "Thomas" wagon)

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These pages last updated 16 June, 2017 by Damien George.