2016-2017 Executive Board Election Results

2016-2017 Executive Board Election Results At the June General Membership Meeting, the election for the 2016-2017 Executive Board of the San Leandro Historical Railway Society was held.  It was a tight vote, but huge thanks go out to all active members who attended to vote and to those who submitted absentee ballots! Elections Results President: Jeff Zolfarelli Vice President: Tom Blinn Treasurer: Barry Chinn Secretary: Trisha Fawver...

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...

Congratulations 2015-2016 SLHRS Board Members

Congratulations 2015-2016 SLHRS Board Members Elections were held at the June Business Meeting for the Society on June 5th.  We had a record showing of members attend to cast their votes and it was the closest race that current Vice President and founding member Bill Alexander had ever seen!  Congrats are in order for our newly elected 2015-2016 Board Members, who will continue or start their service July 1st. President Mark Johnson Vice...

Tuesday evening running.

This Tuesday saw many members running their trains around the SP Overland Route.  Of special interest was a visit by a family member of one of our previous members.  That person had not seen the display since the early ’90’s, at which time there was very little if any of the current model railroad display. Come down and see us during our next open time, Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm or...

Productive couple of weeks for the Southern Pacific Overland Route.

Recently much of the work has been focused on the HO scale display inside the depot.  The major areas of work have been the roundhouse and turntable in the Roseville yard, and upstairs on the revamp of the the Sparks yard. The roundhouse and turntable project is going well with most of the track completed.  The most recent portion has been the installation of the inspection pits inside of the...

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