Derailments and such…

Tuesday was a pretty laid back day down at the depot.  Early in the day some work was done on the G&O display, but the HO display had several members running trains in the evening. Overall it went pretty well, although a couple members had issues with cars derailing.  My problems were caused mostly from running a very long train (37 cars in length).  Another derailment was caused by a loose...
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Lazy Saturday

Saturday was a fairly lazy day down at the depot with only a couple of members present.  The HO scale display saw trees planted in the Oleum area, and the trial run of a members mixed freight train.  The G&O had a couple of members running their trains, with video of them to be uploaded soon on our YouTube channel. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
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G&O Outdoor Railway Open House

The G&O Outdoor Railway will be open on Sunday October 16, 2011 during the BAGRS’ East Bay District Tours.  Please subscribe to the “Trellis & Trestle” newsletter on the BAGRS website for more information. The G&O Railroad is located at 1302 Orchard Avenue, in Thrasher Park, at the corner of Orchard Avenue and Davis Street, in San Leandro. As many BAGRS members already...
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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...
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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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