The Susqhehannock - 2017 - MER Convention

October 12 - 15, 2017

Visit - - For More Information On Available Activities and Lodging
Contact the Registrar at - - or - 609-585-4616 With Questions

Registrations Closed 10/7 Thru 10/11.
You May Submit and Pay for Registrations During This Time But They Will Not Be Processed Until Thursday 10/12.

The 1 Exception is - The Registrar WILL Review Registration Submissions and Process Any Registrations or Additions To Registrations That Include Thursday Morning # 701 ACF/Bowser Tour, Until Sold Out.

Pre-Registered Attendees May Pick Up Convention Packets on Wednesday 10/11 7pm-10pm, and Thursday 10/12 - 7am-8am.

At Door Registrations Will Open Thursday 10/12 at 4pm - $59

Choose Main Title for ID Tag
Use Other For Not Listed & Combo Titles - A New Box Will Open

Insert Other Title In Box To Right
Also Use For Multi-Title Combinations

30 Characters Max
All 0's For Non member
Type Region Name Here
Type Division Name Here

You Will Be Contacted By The Auction/Sale Committee About Pre-Registering Items


Early Registration Has Closed

At Door Registration - - - $59

Add Activity(s) to Prior Registration - $0

Confirmed by Date / Time Upon Submitting Form
Your Confirmed Registration #

Non NMRA Member Extra Fee - - - - - - - - - $10

Signif. Other & Children Thru Age 18 - - $5 each

Food Selections

401 Banquet Saturday Night - - - - - - - -$45 each
Sit Down PA Dutch Style Dinner
Vegetarian & Special Diet Requests Accepted-Contact Registrar

406 Thursday Breakfast CLOSED

402 Friday Breakfast Prepay - - - - - - - -$14 each
Starts 6am

403 Saturday Breakfast Prepay - - - - - -$14 each
Starts 6am

404 Sunday Breakfast Prepay - - - - - - -$14 each
Starts 6am

405 Superintendents Breakfast, Saturday - - $0
You have been invited by your title selection.

Call Boards / Ops
All Are $5 Each Slot

801 Thursday 7pm - 10pm, Don Florwick
Pittsburgh & South Pennsylvania RR (HO)

# Available

801 Stand-By Slot
(pay $5 only if contacted to fill a slot vacancy)

# Available

802 Friday 12pm - 4pm, Wayne Betty
Lancaster & Atlantic RR (HO)

# Available

802 Stand-By Slot
(pay $5 only if contacted to fill a slot vacancy)

# Available

803 Friday 1pm - 5pm, Brian Wolfe
Western Maryland Railway, Blue Ridge Div. (HO)

# Available

803 Stand-By Slot
(pay $5 only if contacted to fill a slot vacancy)

# Available

804 Friday 6pm - 10pm, Stephen Mallery
PRR Buffalo Line (HO)

# Available

804 Stand-By Slot
(pay $5 only if contacted to fill a slot vacancy)

# Available

805 Saturday 9am - 12pm, Charles Kadyk
Pennsylvania and New England (HO)

# Available

806 Saturday 1pm - 4pm, Bob Bucklew
Quaker Valley (HO)

# Available

806 Stand-By Slot
(pay $5 only if contacted to fill a slot vacancy)

# Available

807 Friday Evening, Bob Charles
South Penn Division (HO)
Hands On Portion of TT&TO Clinic Included
Clinic Attendance Required

Max. Available Slots is 12
You Must Attend Stephen Kings TT & TO CLinic to have a chance to participate in this Call Board/Ops.
Stephen will have Reserved Slot Vouchers at the clinic for the first 12 attendees who make a request.
Vouchers will be turned in at the Registration Desk with $5 in order to get an Official Ops Ticket.

Prototype Tours

201 Friday, 8a-5:30p, EBT/Shade Gap Trolley

202 Friday, AM, Harrisburg Station & Harris Tower Tours - $37 each

203 Friday Afternoon, Harrisburg Station, Harris Tower, and Civil War museum Tours - $53 each

204 Saturday 9a - 3p, Strasburg RR w/Shop Ticket, & Railroad Museum of PA.

Made In MER Tours

701 Thursday, 8a-5:30p, ACF Tank Car Mfg., Bowser Mfg. Tours, Also Includes Lunch -
$67 each

# Available

General Interest Activities

501 Friday All Day, Harrisburg Capital City and Civil War Museum Tours, with Reserved Pay On Your own Lunch - $53 each

502 Saturday AM, Hershey Gardens and Guided Museum Tour - - $52 each

503 Friday Evening, Wine and Paint Backdrop Clinic

Convention Shirts & Tank Cars

Heavy Duty Black Polo Shirt with Pocket and Embroidered Logo
Select Size(s), then a box will open for each checked size, to choose quantity desired.
S, M, L, XL - $34
2XL, 3XL - $39

Note: Shirts may continue to be ordered after 10/7/17, But they will require a $5 shipping charge since they will not be in until after the convention.
The Shipping is already calculated in the price now.

NEW ITEM - Susquehanna Division/MER Commemorative Tank Car Kit, HO Scale, Made By Tichy

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Order Your Tank Cars Here.
They Are On Sale For $16.95 each.

There Will Be Tank Cars For Sale During The Convention In The Company Store.

Payment Options are PayPal, Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, or Invoice.
PayPal Account Is Not Required To Complete Your Transaction, You Can Use Guest Checkout.

When You Are Done With This Form, Press;
Submit Form Button,
((Large Yellow Square With Blue "Submit Form" Words On It, At Bottom Of This Form))
Then You Will See Your Invoice With Total $$$ Amount of What You Have Selected.

If You Need To Make Information Changes, Additions or Subtractions To Activities, Or Just Want To Go Back And Review What You Have Checked On Your Form. You Can Click On The Underlined Sentence On The Invoice Page That Says;
"Click Here If Needed, To Go Back To The Form For Corrections Or Additions".

If A Form Is Submitted WIth A Proper Name And/Or Email Address That Has Been Entered, The Registrar Will Contact You Within A Week Of You Submitting Without Payment (Sooner Near Cutoff Dates) To See If You Are Trying To Register, OR To Find Out If You Are Just Putting In Deliberatley False Information To Test The Online Registration System

You Can Print Your Invoice Before Pressing The Yellow Oval Button With Blue Words Showing "Check Out With PayPal" On The Invoice Page, By Using Your Browser Menu Button And Selecting Print. After Printing, Close The Print (Preview) WIndow To Get Back To The Invoice.

On The Invoice Page You Will See The Following Sentence;
"Your Registration Form Has Been Received By The Registrar, BUT, Payment Will Not Be Processed Until You Click The PayPal Payment Button Below"
THIS LINE MEANS THAT PAYMENT ON YOUR REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL (1) You Press This Button, (2) Get Redirected To PAYPAL For Secure-Encrypted-Protected Payment On Your Registration AND (3) Receive Your Confirmation Of Payment.
The Registrar Will Have Received Your Registration Form Information Prior To You Processing Your Payment, When You Pressed The Submit Form Button.

Now, When You Are Ready And It Is Time To make Payment, Press The;
"Check Out With PayPal" Button,
Yellow Oval With Blue "Check Out With PayPal" Words On It, On The Invoice Page.

You Will Be Redirected To PayPal For Secure-Encrypted-Protected Payment To Complete Payment On Your Registration. The Registrar WILL NOT See Any Payment Information Or Passwords.
You Can Use Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover, And PayPal For Payment By Using A Pay Pal Account, OR GUEST CHECKOUT If You Don't Have A PayPal Account.

Once You Complete Payment, You Will Receive A Confirmation From PayPal. The Registrar Will Receive Notice Of Payment On The Registration From PayPal.

The Registrar Will Then Complete The Registration Data Entry In The Convention Records And Will Issue A Convention ID # Along With A Confirmation To You


If Unsure Of Payment Process You Wish To Use, OR If You Are Having A Problem;
AFTER Pressing SUBMIT FORM Button, And BEFORE or AFTER Pressing PayPal Button On Invoice Page Close Online Registration Form, PayPal, And Invoice Page.
Then Send A Request For Invoice To
Your Form Information Will Already Have Been Received By The Registrar.

If You Have Questions About The Online Registration Form Or The Submit and Payment Process, Contact The Registrar at Ask Before You Accidentally Send Deliberately False Information While Testing The Online Registration Form, While Using Your Real Name & Email Address.

 Payments Are Completed With Secure Encryption and Protection Through PayPal
The Registrar and Convention Team Do Not Receive Any Payment Information or Passwords

Remember, Once You Press The Yellow w/BLue Letters Button Below, The Registrar Will Receive Any Information You Have Entered In The Online Registration Form.
Pressing The Yellow Button Below Will Open Your Invoice Page With Total $$$ Owed.
Then Pressing the Check Out With PayPal Button On Your Invoice Will Redirect You To A Secure PayPal Payment Page, For You To Complete Your Payment.