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  Updated December 19, 2014 

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Johnson Service
Backyard Train

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1/8 scale drawings for Live Steam/ Diesel Model Makers

That's over 100 CAD drawings (highly detailed "blue prints") to build rail cars, track side buildings, and much more.  Available on CD disk only. 

 

Welding Know-How
Tips & Techniques of Master Welders



 

If you are interested in learning some simple welding, this is the book for you. If you know some of the basics of welding but want to improve your results, this is your book.

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Machine Shop Essentials: Questions & Answers

Machine tools, methods, machine shop know-how and practical shop tips. More than half the book is devoted to small and medium-size lathes and milling machines

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Johnson Service
Backyard Train

Order vol.1 vol.2 and vol.3
 and save


1/8 scale drawings for Live Steam/ Diesel Model Makers

That's over 70 CAD drawings (highly detailed "blue prints") to build rail cars, track side buildings, and much more.  Available on CD disk only. 

 

 


The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher
A simple "Rod" engine.
Perfect first locomotive.

How can a beginner build a steam locomotive?  Kozo will show you. His simple step by step approach is great for the beginning or amateur machinist. 

 

 


Johnson Service
Backyard Train

Order vol.1 vol.2 and vol.3
 and save


1/8 scale drawings for Live Steam/ Diesel Model Makers

That's over 70 CAD drawings (highly detailed "blue prints") to build rail cars, track side buildings, and much more.  Available on CD disk only. 

 

 

 

 

 
 


Johnson Service
Backyard Train

Order vol.1 vol.2 and vol.3
 and save


1/8 scale drawings for Live Steam/ Diesel Model Makers

That's over 70 CAD drawings (highly detailed "blue prints") to build rail cars, track side buildings, and much more.  Available on CD disk only. 

 

 
       
  September 2014    
Aug 29-Sep 1

Chula Vista Live Steamers

CVLS 40th Anniversary Fall Meet Chula Vista (San Diego Area), California
Aug 30 -Sept 1

Pacific Northwest Live Steamers aka Molalla Train Park

Train Fest Molalla, Oregon
Sep 4-7

Adirondack Live Steamers

Fall Meet Wilton, NY
Sep 5-7

Train Mountain

September Big Build Meet  (Work Week Preceding) Chiloquin, Oregon
Sep 12-14

Pioneer Valley Live Steamers

Fall Meet Southwick, Massachusetts
Sep 12-14

Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers

Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers 45th Anniversary Meet Medina, Ohio
Sep 13

Big Boots & Western RR

First Meet of the Season Belleview, FL
Sep 13-14

Iowa Model Steam Engineers

Fall Meet Mt Pleasant, Iowa
Sep 25-27

Mid South Live Steamers

Fall Meet Columbia, Tennessee
Sep 25-28

Big Creek & Southern

Annual Fall Meet Pleasant Hill, Missouri
Sep 25-28

St. Croix Railroad

Fall Meet Hudson, Wisconsin
Sep 26-28

Long Island Live Steamers

Fall Meet Brookhaven, New York
Sep 26-28

Orange County Model Engineers

Fall Meet Costa Mesa, California
       
  October 2014    
Oct 2-5

Mill Creek Central

Logging & Small Engine Meet Coshocton, Ohio
Oct 3-5

Ozark Live Steamers

Ozark Live Steamers Fall meet Fordland, Missouri
Oct 11-12

Golden Gate Live Steamers

Fall Meet Berkeley, California
Oct 10-13

Train Mountain

Fall Colors Meet (no work weekend) Chiloquin, Oregon
Oct 10-12

Pioneer Valley Live Steamers

Blow Down Southwick, Massachusetts
Oct 16-19

Big Boots & Western RR

FLS Fall Meet Belleview, FL
Oct 17-19

Jersey Shore Live Steam

The Haunted Woods of New Gretna- Revenge of the Conductor 3 New Gretna, New Jersey
Oct 18-19

Reading Society Of Model Engineers

Fall Open House Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
Oct 19

Waushakum Live Steamers

Fall Blown Down Meet Holliston, Massachusetts
Oct 23-26

Mill Creek Central

Logging & Small Engine Meet Coshocton, Ohio
Oct 24-25

Mid South Live Steamers

Winter  Meet Columbia, Tennessee
Oct 24-26

Ridge Live Steamers

Fall Meet Dundee, Florida
Oct 25 Erie Metro Live Steamers Public Run Sandusky, Ohio
Oct 30-Nov 2

Maricopa Live Steamers Adobe Western

Fall Meet Phoenix, Arizona
 
   
       
  November 2014    
Nov 6-9

Houston Area Live Steamers

Anniversary Meet Hockley, Harris County, Texas
       
       
  December 2014    
 
 
   
       
  January 2015    
Jan 1

Waushakum Live Steamers

Annual New Years Day Run Holliston, Massachusetts
Jan 3

Ridge Live Steamers

Operation by Card Order Dundee, Florida
Jan 4 BC Society of Model Engineers 2015 Frostbite Meet Burnaby,B.C.,Canada
Jan 15-18

Maricopa Live Steamers

2015 Winter Ops Meet Phoenix, Arizona
Jan 16-19

Train Mountain

Polar Bear Meet - No Work Week Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
Jan 17

Ridge Live Steamers

Operation by Card Order Dundee, Florida
       
  February 2015    
Feb 7-15 Big Boots & Western Railroad Winter Meet Belleview, Florida
Feb 12-18 Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad Winter Meet (& Valentines Day Banquet) Spring Hill, Florida
Feb 26-Mar 1

Houston Area Live Steamers

Chugga Chugga Chili Fest with cook off at noon Saturday Hockley, Harris County, Texas
Feb 14-20 Largo Central R. R. Winter Meet Largo Florida
Feb 21  TARR Winter Meet  
Feb 19-25  Manatee Central Rail Road Winter Meet Parrish, Florida
Feb 24-Mar 1 Ridge Live Steamers Winter Meet Dundee, Florida
       
  March 2015    
Mar 13-15 Sebring Winter Meet  
Mar 19-22

Maricopa Live Steamers

Spring Meet Phoenix, Arizona
Mar 27-29

Ridge Live Steamers

Spring Meet Dundee, Florida
       
       
  April 2015    
Apr 25-26

Riverside Live Steamers

Spring Meet Riverside, California
       
       
  May 2015    
May 8-10

Train Mountain

Spring Awakening Meet (Work Week Preceding) Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
May 15-17

Sacramento Valley Live Steamers Railroad Museum

Pacific Regional Meet Rancho Cordova, California
May 29-31

Long Island Live Steamers

2015 Spring Meet Brookhaven, New York
May 29-31

Train Mountain

Narrow Gauge Meet (Work Week Preceding) Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
       
       
  June 2015    
Jun 13-21

Train Mountain

Triennial Work Week Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
Jun 22-28

Train Mountain

2015 Triennial Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
Jun 27-28

Molalla Train Park
Email Us

Summer Ramble Molalla, Oregon
       
       
  July 2015    
Jul 2-5

BC Society of Model Engineers

Summer Steam-Up Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Jul 18-19

Molalla Train Park
Email Us

Founders Day Molalla, Oregon
Jul 24-26

Long Island Live Steamers

2015 Mid-Summer Meet Brookhaven, New York
Jul 31- Aug 2

Train Mountain

Operations Meet (Work Week Preceding) Chiloquin, Oregon 97624

Jul 31- Aug 2

Quebec Model Railroad Society QMRS 50th Anniversary Meet Quebec City, Qc Canada
       
  August 2015    
       
       
       
  September 2015    
Sep 4-6

Chula Vista Live Steamers

Fall Meet Chula Vista (San Diego), California
Sep 5-7

Molalla Train Park
Email Us

Train Fest Molalla, Oregon
Sep 11-13

Train Mountain

Big Build Meet (Work Week Preceding) Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
Sep 25-27

Long Island Live Steamers

2015 Fall Meet Brookhaven, New York
       
       
  October 2015    
Oct 9-12

Train Mountain

Fall Colors Meet- No Work Week Chiloquin, Oregon 97624
Oct 10-12

Quebec Model Railroad Society

Public Annual Invitation Quebec City, Qc, Canada
Oct 16-18

Sacramento Valley Live Steamers Railroad Museum

Fall Meet Rancho Cordova, California
       
       
  November 2015    
Nov 5-8

Adobe Western (Maricopa Live Steamers)

Fall Meet Phoenix, Arizona
       
  December 2015    
       
       
  January 2015    
       
       
       

 

 

 

 

To add a special event to our list, please send me the following information:

 Starting date of special event.
 Last day of the special event. (leave blank if "ONE DAY" event.

 

(PLEASE DO NOT USE ALL CAPITAL LETTERS LIKE THIS.  IF YOU DO, I'LL NEED TO RETYPE EVERYTHING AND I'M PRETTY LAZY)

Name of the railroad
Web site address (or email address) for railroad
Name of the event
City, State (or country)

                     Example: Mt Pleasant, Iowa (please spell out your state)

 

Your email. (if I have a question, I'll need to

contact you) Your address will not be posted.)

 

Validate your submission, enter the text in this box   kteD5 

 

Please send special events only. Your railroad's regular run days
should be listed on our Live Steam Railroads  page.