Friday, July 29, 2011

Grade crossing in San Marcos, CA on The AT&SF Escondido branch

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Thanks to Lee Weldon for this

Sat July 30th Model Railroads of Southern California Layout Tour of Long Beach and the South Bay
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Aug 6th and 7th 2011. Steam on the Fillmore & Western Ry between Fillmore and Santa Paula and return.

Fillmore & Western 2-8-0 No. 14, from the Duluth & Northeastern Railroad, will pull the regular weekend trainshttp://www.fwry. com/DaytimeTrain s/WeekendScenic. html No. 14 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1913 and was restored last year. Come ride through the citrus and avocado groves on period passenger equipment behind No. 14. See what much of Southern California used to look like.

http://www.fwry. com/
http://www.fwry. com/Equipment/ Locomotives. html

Tickets and info at: 1-800-524-2546
http://www.fwry. com/Tickets/ WTFeatured. html
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Sun Aug 7th California Express Railroadiana & Transportation Show in Buena Park 900am to 300pm
Table reservations $12, and are on a first come, first served basis. Bring your own table outside the pavilion $10.
No reservations will be made without full payment. Vendors who do not arrive by 630am will be subject to forfeiture of their reservation and payment.
At the UFCW Hall 8550 Stanton Ave. (Corner of Stanton and Crescent Aves), Buena Park, CA. This long running show features sellers from across the country offering railroadiana, steamship and airline antiques and collectibles. Renee Orton and Paul Orton have successfully brought this excellent show back to it's former glory with the help of Rick Wright. This show features the railroad art of Rod Aszman. http://www.rodaszma n.com/pp. asp
Admission is $8.00. Kids are free. Early birds in at 630am $25.00.
http://www.railserv e.com/jump/ train_shows. cgi?http: //www.california express.net/ showloctime. html
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Sat Aug 27 Santa Susana Depot Swap Meet and Open House
Santa Susana Railroad Historical Society
Swap Meet 7am to 10am. Adults $2.00, kids free.
Depot Open House 10am to 4pm. SP Depot and HO layout are open each Sat and Sun 1pm to 4pm. A fine restoration!

Santa Susana Railroad Historical Society
6503 Katherine Rd.
Simi Valley, CA

http://www.santasus annadepot. org/Foundation/ Home.htmhttp://www.rsrpd. org/park/ santasusanadepot /santasusanadepo t.html
Vendor table info: events@santasusanna depot.org David Putnam (661) 753-6006 dave@daveandlisa. net

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Oct 6th through 10th Central Coast Railroad Festival

The Central Coast Railroad Festival is the largest public railroad event on the Central Coast of California, including San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.
Home page is: http://ccrrf. com/index. html
Sponsors from 2010: http://ccrrf. com/sponsors. html
Participants from 2010: http://ccrrf. com/participants .html
Schedule from 2010: http://ccrrf. com/schedule. html hopefully will be updated to 2011 soon.

Curtis Reinhardt, Director Central Coast Railroad Festival 805-773-4173 Director@CCRRF. com
2251 Shell Beach Rd. #6
Pismo Beach CA 93449
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Sat, Oct 15 Roundhouse Gang Model RR Club Swap Meet 730am to 11am
At Janet Goeske Senior Center, Corner of Streeter & Sierra St., 5257 Sierra St., Riverside

This small but good, indoor train swap meet has been held successfully at the Janet Goeske Senior Center for nearly ten years now. $3.00 donation at door.
Spouses and under 18 are free. Vendor tables $12 when reserved in advance, and $14 at the door if still available. (The October 2010 show sold out.)

For vendor reservations contact Gary Wintergerst 100 S. LaSalle St., Redlands, CA 92374 gwinterg@verizon. net 909-794-3153
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Nov. 6, 8 Slim Gauge Guild MRC Open House. 300 S. Raymond Ave (Basement), Pasadena, CA 91105 Sun 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Tue. 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Info: Jeff Smith (818) 590-1729 jeff@slimgaugeguild .com www.slimgaugeguild. com
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Nov 18th and 20th Cal-Stewart Southern California Meet at the Pasadena Convention Center

http://www.ttos- sw.org/cal- stewart.htm Seller's and registration form: http://www.ttos- sw.org/Cal- Stewart%202011% 20Brochure. pdf

$30 per person or per family. The Friday night "Welcoming Party/Dinner" carries an additional charge, which is listed in the final brochure. Those wishing to attend only one day of trading will be able to attend Sunday only, beginning at 9:00 am, for $15.
The Cal-Stewart meet continues to be located at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green St., Pasadena, CA, 91101, Halls A & B.
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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Railroad Pass, Nevada between Boulder City and Henderson

No tracks, but cross bucks and flashers greet you on 93/95 when you come around the bend on to Railroad Pass, Nevada - Home of Nevada's third oldest Casino. 80 years ago it was issued a gaming licence. Here's an older picture of the area.

Joe Fugate's Siskiyou Lines 2007

Bruce Petty's Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley

Mark Lestico's N UP Cascade Division 2010

Charlie Comstock's Bear Creek and South Jackson 2010

Mike Danneman's D&RGW N 5x7 layout

David Barrows Cat Mountain and Santa Fe 1999

Fremo group in Europe Southern Pacific