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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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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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...
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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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