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serotta1972

Hello Bay Area, Sonoma, Solano and Sacramento County Modelers, 

 

We will be having a meet-up at the Bay Area NTrak Club in Crockett.  Bring some trains to run or just come and hang out and watch both model and real trains.  The depot has a window that looks out to the Union Pacific tracks right behind the building - we are always treated to a couple of Amtrak Capitol trains, The California Zephyr and freight trains.  Bob and the other members are very welcoming and have great stories.  Also, they don't judge us with the type of trains we run. :)

 

Date: November 4, 2017

Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Location:  Bay Area NTrak Club - Old SP Depot 

                   900 Loring Ave., Crockett CA

 

http://bayarean-trak.org/home_main.html

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Kiha66

Count me in!

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cteno4

You guys need a name!

 

jeff

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serotta1972

How about JRM West? :)

 

 

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Kiha66

Works for me!  Now we just have to get some club badges made for when we crash Paul's shows! :grin

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cteno4

lol there was talk of that in Texas, but they decided to get their own name.

 

jeff

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serotta1972

Well, Texas would be JRM Central. :)

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cteno4

No it's Texas so would be jrm Texas... they are a region unto their own! 

 

Jeff

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serotta1972

We had 3 JNS Forum members attend - Serotta1972 (Junior), Kiha66 (Sam) and Locidm (Ian) and we were able to run a couple of trains.  Ian's 885 was flying around the layout and so nice to be able to run the longer trains especially Sam's container train.  

 

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Kiha66

Thanks for sharing the pictures Junior!  It was great having another meet up!

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locidm

Yes it was great to see Junior and Sam. Also got to see some real nice trains including the 115 in Shonan livery! Thanks guys!

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serotta1972

Let's go run some trains and if your schedule allow, have lunch.  Sam and I will be there.

 

Date: December 9, 2017

Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Location:  Bay Area NTrak Club - Old SP Depot 

                   900 Loring Ave., Crockett CA

 

http://bayarean-trak.org/home_main.html

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serotta1972

Hello Bay Area Japanese Modelers,

 

We are having a meet up on Saturday.  The Crockett N-Trak club is graciously hosting us again and allow us to run trains on their layout.  

 

Come and join us!

 

-Junior

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Kiha66

I'll be there as well, looking forward to running some trains with fellow JNS members!

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serotta1972

Another nice train running meetup and this time with donuts. Sam brought his Steam Locos and did a photo shoot on the roundhouse.  I hope he got some nice pictures because you can't see them in my pictures.  My M250 Super Rail Cargo felt right at home.

 

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Kiha66

Thanks for sharing the pictures Junior!  The black locomotives really do blend in to the shadows.

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serotta1972

We will be having a meetup at the Crocket N-Trak Club.  Bring trains to run or just watch trains on the layout and outside the window.  Conversations are optional! :)

 

Date: January 27, 2018

Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Location:  Bay Area NTrak Club - Old SP Depot 

                   900 Loring Ave., Crockett CA

 

http://bayarean-trak.org/home_main.html

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nscalestation

I will be making it to this one, looking forward to it !

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serotta1972

Getting ready to run some trains tomorrow.  Here's what I'm bringing in my new fancy spancy case.IMG_0945.thumb.jpg.5f57ecec2537851ab8cbcc7371d2530a.jpg

 

Kato Amtrak California Zephyr

Kato Kiha 85

Tomix Kiha 40

 

 

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A great meet-up with 4 people from the forum attending: Brad (nscalestation), Paul (Railtunes), Sam (Kiha66) and myself (Serotta1972).  A great selection of trains between the 4 of us and we took over and used all 3 lines.  Paul had some really cool Asian non Japanese trains, Brad had some classic Japanese trains and Sam had the SP Daylight in all its glory.  I was able to run my Kiha 40 - I had fun just watching all the other trains and just conversing with everyone.  We had lunch after and continued our nice conversations about trains and more trains.   I got to run my train on the blue line and it goes through a nice scenic section behind the rock tunnels.IMG_0950.thumb.jpg.813d90913f0bd2e2ae91c6ffb2159104.jpgIMG_0951.thumb.jpg.d2094e012c22342aa1518d429da93ce6.jpgIMG_0953.thumb.jpg.3eff484e021bca4ad22a10fa6add92b1.jpg

 

 

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JR 500系

Oh wow that is like so much fun! Wish I could join in! My long shinkansens need to stretch their legs (or wheels) pretty soon....

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Pauljag900

So jealous right now,beautifull scenery and even more beautifull Trains,and then lunch? My two most favourite past times!!ha ha😂😂

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serotta1972

I didn't get to run my other trains but I was happy just watching everyone else's trains and also the real trains passing by just outside the window. 

 

You guys are always welcome to join us. :)

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Kiha66

It was a lot of fun, glad more people could make it this time!  Hopefully we can do it again next month.

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cteno4

So great seeing you guys get together! Nice to have a layout like that to gather around and run trains!

 

cheers

 

jeff

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