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Tom Coulombe

Tom Coulombe of Lewiston died on Monday, June 7, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Tom was a past president of The Great Falls Model Railroad Club and until 2016 was the Station Master and Treasurer of the club, two offices in which he provided valuable expertise for several years.

Tom and his wife Carmen were active participants in all of the special events at the railroad club.  Tom helped mentor members of the Model Railroading Classes taught at the club every year and coordinated the club’s annual spring and fall model railroad shows in Auburn and Topsham.

As a Boy Scout leader, he helped local Scouts and Scouts at national jamborees earn their railroading badges, using “Time Saver” layouts like the one he frequently brought to the railroad club’s Family Night at Governor’s Restaurant.  By a unanimous vote at the club’s annual meeting in May, the meeting room at The Great Falls Model Railroad Club has now been named “Coulombe Hall.”

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2014 Tom Coulombe, Hobo Holiday 5-17-14.jpg
2014 Tom sits in club's Speeder putt-putt 9-27-14.jpg
2015 5-16 Tom Coulombe Hobo Holiday 5-16-2015.jpg
2015 9-12 Greene Village Day Parade, Dan Coulombe inside the train; Tom outside.jpg
2015 11-22 ExTRAINaganza Station Master Tom Coulombe 11-22-15.jpg
2016 Tom & Carmen Coulombe, Topsham Show 4-30-16.jpg
2011 Tom Coulombe finishes installing GFMRRC Train Sign 6-18-11.jpg
2012 Meet the Members Nov newsletter Tom Coulombe, photo 10-18-12.jpg
2013 Governor's Family Night 9 5 13.jpg
2013 ME State Museum 12 7 13.jpg
2014 Adult Ed 10-7-14 (2).jpg
2014 Governor's Family Night 6 5 14.jpg

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