Fun at the 107th San Leandro Cherry Festival

Fun at the 107th San Leandro Cherry Festival We had a great time representing the San Leandro Historical Railway Society at the 107th San Leandro Cherry Festival on June 4th!  Society members Dominic & Trisha Fawver set up the booth and held down the fort most of the day, with members Peter Garrison, Mark Johnson, Edson Lee, Stan Voogd, and Pat Stratton all coming by throughout the day to help out and talk to attendees! The main topic...

New this Weekend: Train Engineer Photo Ops!

We’re gearing up for this weekend’s open house!  Have you RSVP’d on Facebook?  Our members have been busy the last few weeks qualifying their trains, cleaning the depot, and baking delightful goodies for our Bake Sale!  Since it’s Father’s Day weekend, we want to make sure all the dads spending their days with us have a terrific time.  Need a quick gift this Sunday...

Installation of the G&O Awning

Since 2008 when the G&O Garden Railroad project was first started at the San Leandro Depot, the plans have included an awning over the layout to protect from excessive sun while operating the layout.  Finally this year, we’ve installed it!  Check out our installation crew of current SLHRS president Dominic Fawver, Jeff Zolfarelli, and George Downs putting up the awning and eldest...

G&O BAGGRS Event a Hit!

Yesterday’s open house was a great success.  I want to thank everyone who participated in the event. We had about 50 BAGRS visitors and another 25 people who learned about the open house from newspaper or internet sources.  I want to thank Trisha Lyn Fawver for getting out the word. Joe Winkel and Edson Lee did a great job helping with many projects throughout the day. Many BAGRS members...

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