The Friends of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad enjoyed a great field trip along the old right-of-way of the Pacific Coast Railway under Kevin’s able leadership. Check out all the photos: http://friends-smvrr.org/130504.html
This week we launched a new design for the website of the Friends of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad: http://friends-smvrr.org/
We learned an awful lot from each other as we toured around the SLO Railroad Historic District this chilly Saturday morning. Rob and Dennis particularly shared firsthand experiences of the sights and sounds in this area, and Gary was loaded with information he and the museum have gathered on the history of the district. http://friends-smvrr.org/130209.html
Lots of layouts to see, events to attend, and excurstions to ride! And it’s all now in the history books. Here’s an index to the photos we have of the 2012 Central Coast Railroad Festival: http://ccrrf.com/photo-index-2012.html
The Friends of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad met this evening for the first time in its new quarterly format. The meeting was held in Shepard Hall at the Santa Maria Public Library (McClelland Street). Our speaker this evening was Tom Murray, a career railroader who most recently writes his own railroad newsletter: Rail StockWatch. Photos: http://www.friends-smvrr.org/120627.html
We had a great day at the Guadalupe Amtrak Station. People were flowing steadily through the caboose, enjoying the displays in the station, and waiting patiently for the Pacific Surfliners to come through.
All the photos: http://www.friends-smvrr.org/120512.html