Our Club Members were recently given the opportunity to see the progress that has been made bringing #45 back to operating condition. Club member Steve Worthen took the pictures.
This is part of an e-mail that I received from club member Mike Aplet: “[This] is a video of an excellent hillside model train layout that very much approximates our west wall. I didn’t bother to check on which scale it is. I simply was impressed by the realistic landscape details including rock and foliage. … Continue reading
This one came to me via club member Ben Sochaki. Great vid, great layout. Thanks Ben
Elk wasn’t always Elk. It was once called Greenwood. Duffy was once Alpine. Why the name changes? In California all towns having a post office had to have a unique name. There were two Greenwoods and Alpines hence the name changes. When Alpine was a thriving community it was the end of the CWR (Skunk … Continue reading
Our layout is, at heart, an attempt to show the visitor how logging took place along the Mendocino Coast in the late 1800’s through the early 1949’s. But, as Frank Davis our Chief Operating Officer will tell you, a little whimsy is VERY popular with guests. Frank provides whimsy with a pack of Minions that … Continue reading
These pics taken by daughter Holly Phillips give you an idea. A typical day at the office!
Various persons and organizations have criticized inclusion in the website and blogs of photographs and text which they believe belong to them and or have been copyrighted by them. We have also been told that we should attribute photos and or text. Roger Thornburn, our webmaster, has summarised the position of our Club (The Mendocino … Continue reading
The recent solar eclipse was a total bust here in foggy Fort Bragg in Northern California. Exciting as it was it was not exciting enough for me to traipse 300 miles to Oregon to see it. So, I have been paging through my favorite sites looking for pics of the eclipse. There are lots but … Continue reading