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Butch’s Train Garden – January 21, 2017

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Breakfast at Bob Evans and Butch’s Train Garden –  January 21 by Steve Meyer On a dreary, foggy Saturday morning the following GBMAFC club members gathered for breakfast at the Bob Evans Restaurant in Eldersburg. After a huge breakfast (at … Continue reading

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Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department Train Garden (VTF) ~ Dec., 2016

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Sixteen members and two guests attended the last official club event for 2016 at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department’s Christmas train garden. Five Model As made the trip in spite of morning temperatures in the upper 20s.

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GBMAFC Christmas Party – Dec. 3, 2016

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It didn’t feel much like Christmas time outside, with the fairly moderate temperatures for December, but we managed to pack the holiday spirit inside Friendly Farm Restaurant. Sixty-two club members signed up for the event. Friendly Farm had done a … Continue reading

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Fall Workshop at John LeBon’s- Nov., 2016

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It was a great day as 13 men and about 8 Model A’s plus a few modern cars made their way to John LeBon’s for a day to fix a few problems. The day really got started when Butch showed … Continue reading

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Annual Club Picnic – Oct. 1, 2016

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The annual club picnic was held on October 1, and although the weather was not ideal, several days of rain tapered off that morning and the picnic was dry. Approximately two dozen members and guests enjoyed good food and fellowship, … Continue reading

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Trip to Cumberland A & T Show – September 16-18, 2016

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Story and Photos by Jon Miller Our intrepid master recruiter, Bud Carroll, successfully pulled together the largest group in recent recorded history to make the trek to Cumberland for the Model A and Model T car show held in downtown … Continue reading

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Car Show – September 10, 2016

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Photos from our Car Show, thanks to Barb Mattson.

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Lincoln Highway Jubilee – Sept. 3, 2016

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Lincoln Highway Jubilee, Caledonia State Park, Fayetteville, PA Story by Jon Miller On September 3, 2016, several club members drove to Caledonia State Park in Fayetteville, PA (about 15 miles west of Gettysburg) to display their Model As at the … Continue reading

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Southern Virginia Tour – July 16-22, 2016

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 By Jon Miller The story begins a few days before departure when most of the intrepid travelers were making final preparations for the trip and ensuring their Model A’s were ready for the first overnight Club road trip of the … Continue reading

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Strasburg Railroad Rolling Antique Auto Event – July 16,2016

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By Chris Millirons It  happens only one day per year, and Saturday, July 16, was the day. The Strasburg Railroad in Pennsylvania hosted the Rolling Antique Auto Event. Some rare brass-era cars and others showed up for display, to give … Continue reading

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Leakin Park Scale Steam Trains – July 10, 2016

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Scale Steam Trains in Leakin Park By Chris Millirons On July 10, Butch Cornes, Milt Hartig, Laurie & Dave McLeish and their granddaughters, and I enjoyed the scale trains at Leakin Park in Baltimore as they traversed more than two … Continue reading

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Annie and Matt’s Wedding – May 27, 2016

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By Ed Hug Every year at Christmas we share breakfast with our old neighbors and good friends Tom and Robin. Previous years the kids were included, but now they are all grown up. This year it was our turn to … Continue reading

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BBQ and Ice Cream Trip – June 18, 2016

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Vintage Restorations Tour – May 7, 2016

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The big story at the beginning of the story was the weather. After a full week of daily rain, would the Model A’s come out and play? Yes, they did! Nine of them ventured out (plus one modern) with thirteen … Continue reading

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Spring Workshop at Bill Bonas’ – April 30, 2016

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Photos courtesy of Dave McLeish

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Autobahn Speedway – April 9, 2016

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By Chris Millirons On April 9, twelve members turned out for the club’s first foray into the world of go-karting at Autobahn Speedway in Jessup, Maryland, an indoor electric karting facility with karts capable of speeds up to 50 MPH. Please enjoy these … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Automobile Museum

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While we were in Florida my wife Linda and I went to a great car museum, the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum, at 3301 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park. This museum was more about early 1900s European cars, and the French cars were absolutely … Continue reading

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Christmas Party – December 13, 2015

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Christmas Train Garden at Arbutus Vol. Fire Dept. – Dec. 5, 2015

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Fall Workshop 2015 – Nov. 14, 2015

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On November 14, nineteen club members convened at John LeBon’s house for our fall workshop session. After some coffee and doughnuts, supplied by Bud Carroll and Butch Cornes, we slowly began the process of getting down to the day’s business. … Continue reading

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Brown’s Farm Market – Nov. 7, 2015

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On November 7, seven Model A’s and one modern vehicle made the trek to Brown’s Farm Market and Penn-Dutch Restorations near Loganville, Pennsylvania. Penn-Dutch Restorations is a mere two miles from the market, and club member Rick Menz, who suggested it, … Continue reading

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Annual Auction – Oct. 20, 3015

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Photos courtesy of Harvey Hack Our annual auction was a new experience for our club this year. A “reserve” for items of higher value was introduced to protect a donor’s financial investment and prevent “give-away” for low demand items. Even … Continue reading

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