Repainting our Historic Building Almost Complete

Repainting our Historic Building Almost Complete The repainting of our 118-year-old Depot, a San Leandro historic building, is almost complete! The contractor, Mark Miller Painting, expects that they’ll be all finished up by Friday, just in time for our June Meeting.  This meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 3rd, at 7:30 PM.  We’ve been working to raise the money for this repainting project for several years, so now that the...
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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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Santa Returns to the SLHRS 2015 Winter Open House & Train Show

Santa Returns to the SLHRS 2015 Winter Open House & Train Show Santa is back!  Our 2015 Winter Open House and Train Show will happen December 5th & 6th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days. Our G&O crew will be running full steam ahead in the back yard with some exciting holiday themed trains and out HO crew will be inside running trains across our 4,000+ feet of scale track! We will also have our bake sale, our train sale, and offering raffle tickets...
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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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