2011 NMRA National Convention
July 3 to 9, 2011 - Sacramento, California
The Unconventional Convention

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Sierra Carson & Truckee(HO) South West Side Lumber Company(Fn3)
Dave Connery San Ramon
HO Fn3
Scenery: 100% 10 x 17 HO and 50 X 40 Garden
NCE for HO and Radio Control for Fn3
Several steps and/or duck-under(s)
Dave has two layouts, an Fn3 Garden Railway in his back yard and an HO layout in a room in his garage.

HO - In a room created in a one car garage space. Era is 1929. Lower level is Sierra Railway and upper level is Virginia & Truckee. Levels connected with helixes. Includes appearances of West Side Lumber Co and Carson & Colorado (HOn3). Numerous scratch-built prototype structures along with kit and bashed scenes.

Fn3 - Relaxing garden setting features an 8' waterfall, scale models of the Bourland and Little Reynolds Creek Bridges (Trestles), scale plantings and numerous scratch built and craftsman kits of rolling stock used on the West Side in the 1920's - 1930's. Motive power is Bachmann geared locomotives re-worked to better replicate specific West Side equipment.

His layouts have been featured in Railroad Model Craftsman in May 2000 and Model Railroader in May 2004.

L301 EAST BAY BY RAIL Tuesday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
AL03 Southeast Bay Friday, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
SAL03 Southeast Bay (self-guided) Friday, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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