New Clinic! Caboose Lighting

New Clinic! Caboose Lighting Our HO Division Superintendent, Tom Blinn, and Electrical Committee Chair and Society Treasurer Barry Chinn will be running a new clinic for the 2015-2016 season!  This clinic will be “Caboose Lighting”.  This clinic will happen on Saturday, February 27th in the Depot Museum.  The clinic will be a hands-on session building one of the boards.  If you bring 2 trucks with plastic side frames and...
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New Clinic! DCC: Basic Operations

New Clinic! DCC: Basic Operations Our HO Division Superintendent, Tom Blinn, will be running our second clinic for the 2015-2016 season!  This clinic will be “DCC: Basic Operations”.  This clinic will happen on October 10th in the Depot Museum.  Tom will be covering basic operation, programming, and installation of Digital Command Control (DCC).  The DCC protocol is defined by the Digital Command Control Working group of the...
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Ed Van Pelt Train Tribute

Ed Van Pelt Train Tribute We are sad to announce that in August, we lost one of our long-time members Ed Van Pelt to cancer.  The SLHRS is celebrating his passion for trains with a Train Tribute for him on November 8, 2015.  G and O gauge trains will be run from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM in Ed’s honor, with a BBQ lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs starting around 1:00 PM.  Donations to cover food costs are welcome. We...
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New Clinic! Keeping Trains on the Track

New Clinic! Keeping Trains on the Track Our HO Division Superintendent, Tom Blinn, will be running our first clinic for the 2015-2016 season!  This clinic will be “Keeping Trains on the Track”.  This is a fundamental clinic that all should understand in order to maximize the enjoyment of the railroading hobby.  This works for all scales.  You will have to bring nothing other than an open mind and a desire to have your track and trains...
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2015 4th of July Fun Run on the G&O!

2015 4th of July Fun Run on the G&O! Joe Barker reports that our G&O crew had a blast decorating the G&O Garden Railway with flags and other patriotic decor on Saturday, July 4th!  They decked the place out with flags large and small, bunting, and patriotic trains!  Thanks to members Paul Salminen, Craig Matoza,  Nancy Lagomarsino, and Jacques Verdier for coming down and having some good ‘ol 4th of July train fun! The...
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