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The Greater Florida LEGO® Train Club (GFLTC) Timeline
Note: Just click on the show title to see more information and pictures.

1996-1999...

March 22, 1996 thru October 1, 1999
Pre-GFLTC, Robin displays his LEGO® Trains at eight H & R Train shows.

October 2, 1999
Dennis and Nick meet Robin at the 37th H & R Train Show, displaying his LEGO® Trains.

October 10, 1999
Dennis, Nick, Mark and Robin meet again, pick the club name, logo (see right) and set the basic ground work.

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Old GFLTC logo - October 1999 thru August 2001
December 18 and 19, 1999 (4)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Tampa, Florida (the first ever GFLTC display)
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2000...

February 19, 2000
Dennis, Nick, Erney and Robin meet and build the first sections of the new display cabinets.

March 11 and 12, 2000 (4)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Fort Myers (the first display with new cabinets)

March 31 and April 1, 2, 2000
38th H & R Train Show - Pinellas Park, Florida (display)

May 6, 2000
Enviro Fair - Largo, Florida (the first display without cabinets, table setup)

October 7, 8, 9, 2000
39th H & R Train Show - Pinellas Park, Florida (KK Quah's first display with the club)

October 28 and 29, 2000
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Orlando, Florida (display)

November 4, 2000
LEGO Mindstorms Mall Tour at the Tyrone Sq. Mall - St. Petersburg, Florida (display)

December 2, 2000
LEGO Mindstorms Mall Tour at LIC - Orlando, Florida (KK Quah and Robin support)

December 7, 2000
Dennis, Erney, Scott H, KK Quah and Robin meet and build the more cabinet sections.

December 16 and 17, 2000 (t3)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Tampa, Florida (Scott H. first display with the club)

2001...

February 24 and 25, 2001
Sarasota Model Railroad Club Show (SMRC)- Palmetto, Florida (display)

March 10, 2001
Club meeting at H & R Trains

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Dennis' layout section
March 30, 31 April 1, 2001 (BoSC)
40th H & R Train Show - Pinellas Park, Florida
(Scott M. first display with the club)

Picture Right: Dennis' first place winning section at the 40th H & R Train Show. Picture by: Don Morris of H & R Trains.
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June 9, 2001
Club meeting at KK Quah's house

June 30, 2001
GFLTC Display at Toys R Us - Tampa, Florida (display)

July 13, 14, 15, 2001
BrickFestsm 2001 Washington D.C. Area (attended by KK Quah and Robin)

July 28, 2001
Club meeting at KK Quah's house

August 11 and 12, 2001(4)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Orlando, Florida (First display with the Kids Play Area)

September 1, 2001
Club meeting at H & R Trains
(the new logo was picked, see right.)

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GFLTC logo - September 2001 thru Today
October 5 and 6, 2001 (BoSC)
41st H & R Train Show - Pinellas Park, Florida
(First display with the new club logo shirts)

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October 27 and 28, 2001
SMRC Model Railroad Show (SMRC) - Palmetto, Florida (display)

December 15 and 16, 2001 (4)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Tampa, Florida (Hanley's first display with the club)

2002...

January 19, 2002
Club meeting at Chili’s in Largo, Florida

February 2 and 3, 2002 (t3)
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Jacksonville, Florida (First joint display with the NGLTC)

February 23 and 24, 2002
SMRC Model Railroad Show (SMRC) - Palmetto, Florida (display)

March 15, 16, 17, 2002 (BoSC BoSAO BoSY)
42nd H & R Train Show - Pinellas Park, Florida (display)

March 16, 2002
12th Annual H.B. Plant Railroad Historical Society Train Show - Plant City, Florida (display)

June 8, 2002
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the Hudson Regional Library - Hudson, Florida (display and demo)

June 15, 2002
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library - Tampa, Florida (display and demo)

June 15, 2002
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the New River Branch Library - Zephyrhills, Florida
(display and demo)
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July 19, 20, 21, 2002
NMRA National Train Show - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (display)

Picture Right: Robin Werner and KK Quah at the NMRA National Train Show.
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August 17, 2002
Club meeting at H & R Trains

September 28, 2002
SMRC Hobby Expo, Palmetto, FL (display)

October 11, 12 and 13, 2002
43rd H & R Trains Show, Pinellas Park, FL (display)

December 7, 2002
Seasonal Sensations at the Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, FL (display)

December 14 and 15, 2002
SMRC Winter Show, Palmetto, FL (display)

2003...

February 14, 15, 16 and 17, 2003
BricksWest, Carlsbad, California (attended by Robin)

February 22 and 23, 2003
GATS St. Petersburg, FL (display)

March 14, 15 and 16, 2003
44th H & R Trains Show, Pinellas Park, FL (display)

March 15, 2003
H.B. Plant Railroad Historical Society Train Show, Plant City, FL (display)

May 9, 10 and 11, 2003
SER NMRA Train Show - Chattanooga , TN (Joint display with the NGLTC and MS-LTC)

July 26, 2003 - September 5, 2003
KK Quah's LEGO® Taj Mahal on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL
Click for a closer look...
 
August 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2003
BrickFest 2003 Washington D.C. Area (attended by KK Quah and Robin)

September 6, 2003 - October 4, 2003
RobRail Yard built by Robin Werner on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

September 13, 2003
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the John F. Germany Main Library - Tampa, Florida
(display and demo)

October 3, 4 and 5, 2003
45th H & R Trains Show, Pinellas Park, FL (display)

October 4, 2003 - December 4, 2003
Hikone Castle built by KK Quah on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

October 18 and 19, 2003
Great American Train Show (GATS) Fort Myers, FL (display)

November 7, 8 and 9, 2003
Festival of the Masters at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL (GFLUG display)

November 7, 8 and 9, 2003
LEGO® What Will You Make Road Show - St. Petersburg, FL (display)

December 5, 2003 - February 6, 2004
R.W. Engineering Comp. built by R. Werner on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

December 6, 2003
Seasonal Sensations at the Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, FL (display)

December 13 and 14, 2003
SMRC Winter Show - Palmetto, FL (display)

December 20 and 21, 2003
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Tampa, FL (display)

December 27 and 28, 2003
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Pensacola, FL (display)

2004...

February 7, 2004 - March 5, 2004
Mars Mission 2020 built by KK Quah on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

February 13, 14 and 15, 2004
BrickFest PDX 2004 Portland, OR (attended by Robin)

February 21 and 22, 2004
SMRC Winter Show, Palmetto, FL (display)

March 6, 2004 - April 17, 2004
Spider-Man™ Over Werner Plaza built by Robin Werner on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

March 20, 2004
H.B. Plant Railroad Historical Society Train Show, Plant City, FL (display)

April 2, 3 and 4, 2004
46th H & R Trains Show, Pinellas Park, FL (display)

April 17, 2004 - May 29, 2004
Construction Dig built by KK Quah on public display at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL

May 16, 2004
Mindstorms Robo Sumo at the John F. Germany Main Library - Tampa, Florida
(contest and display)

June 5, 2004
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the Hudson Regional Library - Hudson, Florida (display and demo)

June 26 and 27, 2004
GFLUG/GFLTC display and demo at LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL (attended by KK Quah and Robin)

July 10, 2004
LEGO® Build with Dad Day at the New River Branch Library - Zephyrhills, Florida
(display and demo)

July 24 and 25, 2004
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Clearwater, FL (display)
Click for a closer look... Click for a closer look...
 
Pictures Right: The GFLTC at GATS Clearwater.

August 13, 14 and 15, 2004
BrickFest 2004 Washington D.C. Area (attended by Robin)

September 17, 2004
The GFLTC orders it first club trailer.

September 19, 2004
Club meeting at H & R Trains

October 1, 2 and 3, 2004
47th H & R Trains Show, Pinellas Park, FL (display)

October 15, 2004
The GFLTC takes ownership of it's new trailer. It's a 6 x 12 foot Horton Hauler trailer and will be used for transporting the club's layout.

November 12, 13 and 14, 2004
Festival of the Masters at the LEGO® Imagination Center at the Downtown Disney® Marketplace, Orlando, FL (GFLUG display)

December 4, 2004
Seasonal Sensations at the Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo, FL (display)

December 11 and 12, 2004
SMRC Winter Show - Palmetto, FL (display)

December 18 and 19, 2004
Great American Train Show (GATS) - Tampa, FL (display)

2005...

More to come...

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