Model railroading in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties
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NMRA Daylight Division Meet
Oceano Depot, Oceano, CA
August 1, 2015
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Members attended their first NSE National N Scale Convention
Our N scale crew traveled to
Sacramento to attend the National
N Scale Convention hosted by the
N Scale Enthusiasts in June.
Members arrived on different
days to attend certain functions
while Chuck and Michael brought
up the trailer on Wednesday.
Several members attended the
welcome party hosted by Micro
Trains later that night.
Setup was on Thursday in a
nice cooled room as temperatures
outside soared. Several members
enjoyed happy hour at the hotel
and visited several hotel rooms
that were hosting “room sales.”
This is where convention attendees
sold items from their rooms at
Three other N scale groups had
their module layouts: two N Trak
groups and one Free-moN group.
Bob and Linda Karr and Phil and
Marina Lawyer hosted a cocktail
party on Friday night.
At the banquet Saturday night,
Donald Chambers won one of the
raffle prizes for his first N scale
For our second year at the Santa Barbara County
fair, the SLOMRA provided four model train displays.
For five days at 12 hours a day, members got to put
a lot of scale mileage on their trains.
We offered two layouts at a lower height so
younger children could share in our joy of trains. We
had the self contained N scale layout, the Fitzgerald
Valley Railway, running a small train without many
problems and a four piece sectional HO layout set at
40” that models historical parts of Nipomo. This
layout is constructed by 10 year old Eli and his
For the serious modelers, we had our 12 N scale
Bendtrack modules plus two oNetrack modules and
18 HO Free-mo compatible modules. For the HO
crew, they were able to try two types of operations:
one dispatcher and four operators and then five
operators using work orders.
To view more photos of the fair, click here.
Young fair attendees enjoy our N scale layout.
SLOMRA has another successful week at S.B. County fair
Phil, Bob, Dick and Phil setup the the Bendtrack modules for the convention.