2016 Schedule

2016 Festival Schedule


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Last updated August 18, 2016.

September, 2016

 
Children’s Railroad Reading times and Amtrak Coast Starlight Coloring contest. Each Child will get to enter for a drawing of a Family of Four Tickets on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight. Locations: SLO City-County Libraries-All Branches. Drawing on Saturday October 8th at the Railroad Museum. Here's the Detailed Library Schedule (PDF).
 
 

Model Layout Tour
Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016

 
Model Railroad Layout Tour #50 organized by the Model Railroads of Southern California. The detailed schedule is here (PDF). This tour currently includes about 18 different layouts, at various locations from Lompoc on the south to Atascadero on the north, covering many scales and eras at both private and public sites. There will be updates to this schedule before show time, so be sure to check back now and then. Updated 8/18/16.  
 

Friday, October 7, 2016

 
10:00 AM
SLO Railroad Museum - see details. Closes at 4pm.
 
3:00 PM
Wine Rail Excursion to Pomar Junction Winery's "Train Wreck Friday" featuring Louie Ortega - see details.
 
6:00 PM
1. Art After Dark at the Jack House featuring Eric Smith's railroad art
2. Orange County 'N' Gineers display and running layout at the SLO City County Library downtown SLO
 
 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

 
9:00 AM
Bike tour of the Pacific Coast Railroad from SLO to Avila led by James Papp local Historian and Bike enthusiast. Starting at the Jack House on Marsh St.
 
10:00 AM
1. SLO Railroad Museum - see details. Closes at 4pm.
2. Pioneer Museum in Paso Robles: Guinness World Record display and running layouts of Bernd Schumacher's Z-Scale Collection. Closes at 4pm.
3. Orange County 'N' Gineers display and running layout at the SLO City County Library downtown SLO
 
 

Sunday, October 9, 2016

 
12:00 PM
SLO Railroad Museum - see details. Closes at 4pm.