Model railroading in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties
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Model Trains at the Harvest Festival
American Legion Hall
Arroyo Grande, California
September 26, 2015
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have found their way onto club owned
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by the club and donated to other local
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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
Stone Soup 2015 in Grover Beach
Henry Bordeaux educates visitors about model railroading. Phil Coutu and Dick Hamilton had their N modules
running between two club balloon modules. Stuart Young brought his Area 51 Lionel set complete with Alien
sounds and Michael had his Santa Fe Lionel set running for kids to view at their level. Click here for more photos.