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...

Productive Saturday for the HO display.

Today saw a lot of work being done on the HO display, and also a couple of trains running.  Work is continuing on the turntable/roundhouse upgrade, with some of the track in the roundhouse being spiked into place.  Further scenery work was done in the area around the entrance to the Fairfield yard.  Also wiring for one of the switches leading from San Leandro into the Oakland yard was completed....

First day of the June Show

Today was a success as the first day of the June show. We had a fair amount of interest in the items available in our yard sale. Due to popular demand we will also be running the yard sale on Sunday. We will have many trains running, come down and see us. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens...

Eventful Saturday

This Saturday was an eventful day down at the depot.  On the HO scale display more scenery work was done in the Selby/Oleum area of the layout.  Several members were running trains today, including a very nice model of the California Zephyr and of the Empire Builder.  These trains were joined by a passenger consist from the Denver and Rio Grande Western, the beer train, and a couple of...

Saturday August 27: Work and Play

Saturday was an eventful day down at the depot with members both working and running trains on the G&O and also on the HO scale displays. Of interest on the O gauge portion of the G&O was the successful running of an antique tin train with several coaches. On the HO scale display we had a couple of trains running while work continued on the scenery in the Selby and Oleum areas of the...

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