Toronto Hobby Show - November 2000

These photos are from Toronto Hobby Show which was held November 3-5, 2000. This batch of photos were all taken by Lynn Krause.

hibernia

Hibernia by Allan Bedford.

moebius

Hubert Hogle with his Moebius Track.

robot

Martha III the Robot by Hubert Hogle.

twirl

Konkoly’s Middle Model No. 18, Centrifugal Intermittent Motion Mechanism. It is fully described in Meccano Engineer no. 9, September 1975. Constructed by Earl Pitts.

orrery

Grand Orrerry (Modelplan 81) by Earl Pitts. In background: Allan Bedford, Earl Pitts, Phil Edwards, Harry Pitzel. To the left, Glen’s crane, which he managed to build at the show, is visible.

jdubois

Jerry Dubois with several models. In background: cable car by Lynn Krause, display of dealers’ and factory models by Don Pearson.

gearbox0

Demonstration model of 3-speed automatic transmission by Phil Edwards.

cpack

Road grader and crane by Charlie Pack. From left Kirk Roth, Charlie Pack, Joe Long.

trickytrack

Little Joe & Tricky Track constructed by Manfred Hammer.

windmills

Windmills made with various construction systems by Don Redmond.

steamengine

Super Model Twin Cylinder Steam Engine by Robert Gibeault. In background Kirk Roth’s Paddle Wheel River Boat and Heavy Metal Rockband are visible.

marblegame

Remote Controlled Marble Maze by Scott & Earl Pitts.
Note: the model plan for this model will be published shortly in Canadian Meccanotes.

randomdraw

Random Drawing Machine by Earl Pitts. Earl says it’s not a Meccanograph, but it is similar. For each picture a new random gear combination is selected to create a different pattern each time.

ship

Ship by Earl Pitts. This model was used in the play “You Can’t Take It With You”.

outfitno0

Earl Pitts’ well preserved Outfit 0 in box with manual. Also visible are some drawings from “Random Drawing Machine”

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