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Welcome to the SDGRS website!

 (Members, be sure to log in to see all the menus and resources and pictures)

Please sign up, we need volunteers for the San Diego (Del Mar) Fair!

Please click here for shortcut to June calendar or on the menu at top, and scroll to the month of June. You can see the available slots, and who is signed up to volunteer for our display. It's fun, and easy to do, and you get to visit the fair before/after. There are 2 "shifts" and we ask for a minimum of 2 people per shift. To sign up, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the dates and times. You can check back any time to see your days/times.

Club meeting is at the Fair this Sunday:



May-June 2023 Garden Railroad eNews newsletter available:

Here is a direct link to the May-June newsletter CLICK HERE

The official site is:

SDGRS is also hosting the Garden Railroad eNews newsletters (as we host 7 other garden railroad newsletters)  as a member convenience, they can be found under "resources" or CLICK HERE Note: only members who are logged into this site can access the other 7 club newsletter archives. If you are a member, and need a login, read down.

No newsletter? Did your membership lapse? Like to Join?

If you no longer receive the newsletter, then your SDGRS membership has lapsed. We'd like you back! Click here for the membership/renewal form and renewal instructions. We give a "grace" period, so while dues are due by the end of January, we will send the newsletter to last year's members up to and including the March issue.

Members' layouts and personal pages:

All members are invited to submit pictures of their layouts, and we offer limited space for personal "pages" (like a mini web site). 

Check out the newly posted DIY guide to installing battery power by Steve siedensticker: CLICK HERE 

The general index to member pages is here: MEMBER PAGE INDEX

Check the calendar:

This is updated before anything else. 90% of the questions sent in are answered on this page, and in the calendar.

For sale items:

LGB track cleaning car, etc. Please follow the RESOURCES -- FOR SALE menus, or click here

Navigating this web site:

Notice the menu items on the top, the calendar, resources and member info. There's a lot of information there. Also you can use the search menu at the top right to find things you are interested in.

Note: there's a lot of information on the site, the SDGRS bylaws are posted, member's layouts, etc. Just "explore" a bit!

Login to this site to unlock more "goodies":

Please note the login "boxes" at the bottom of the page. Please contact me to apply for a login yet, or have login issues.  email me directly to get your login or help: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . When you login you will have access to all our back newsletters, the current newsletters and newsletters from several other clubs. You can also access the member list for contact information. Note: not all members have their contact information listed, it is by their choice. If you need to reach an "unlisted" member, please contact me, Greg.

Need help? Have a question?

For members only (you need your login), see questions and requests for help from your fellow members. New? This is a great way to ask for help by posting a request where all the membership can see. Look in the RESOURCES menu, or CLICK HERE.

Also, please check out our facebook page: Again you need to be a member in good standing to join the group.

Members: this site is for you!

We are working hard to make this site fun, and also useful. We have started a "Tips" page (look under FAQs on the top menu). Feel free to email me with any suggestions how we can make this site easier, more fun, etc.  Regards, Greg   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

New events are added to the calendar all the time, so check there! Most events are also provided with a map, and you can get directions, and more information by clicking on an event.

If you know of a train-related event that should be on the calendar, email me, Greg, or any board member.


Updated: click on the RESOURCES menu above, and then MEMBERS LAYOUTS. A lot of pictures have been added, there are about 26 layouts shown. We are currently working with Rick Blank to add many more layouts and pictures. If you want your layout there, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll get you "on the air". If your layout is there, but needs more/updated pictures, email us. In fact if you have ANY suggestions, email Greg. This is here for your enjoyment and we are not done yet, by a long shot.