International Toy Train Expo **CANCELLED**

The 3rd Annual International Toy Train Expo! Experience the “Family Magic of Trains” with Vintage Toy Trains, Layouts, Vendors, Exhibitors, Dealers and Clubs! Fun for the kids with Petting Zoo, Train Rides and Inflatable Bouncee House &...

International Toy Train Expo **CANCELLED**

The 3rd Annual International Toy Train Expo! Experience the “Family Magic of Trains” with Vintage Toy Trains, Layouts, Vendors, Exhibitors, Dealers and Clubs! Fun for the kids with Petting Zoo, Train Rides and Inflatable Bouncee House &...
Steamin’ Summer – Fifth Anniversary Reflections

Steamin’ Summer – Fifth Anniversary Reflections

It was a Steamin’ Summer! We’ve all had experiences in our lives that leave lasting memories. Some of these may have been good, or perhaps not so good, but they still can be meaningful and unforgettable. Five years ago today I set off from home for some of the...
Trip Report – Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad

Trip Report – Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad

Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad – History The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad is a family operated tourist railroad in Felton, California. The railroad runs on steep grades through a canopy of giant redwood trees for three and a quarter...

Trip Report – Monticello Railway Museum

I’ve been interested in visiting the Monticello Railway Museum for some time, and that interest grew considerably in 2010, when steam locomotive Southern 401 was restored to operating condition. It took me another year before finally making it there. I arranged with...