Welcome to the SDGRS website!

Signing up to host our exhibit at the fair:

Help! We need more volunteers!

As per the newsletter, please email Greg Elmassian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and he will add your time and date to the online calendar (menu at top of page). There are 2 shifts, and after you have emailed Greg to sign up, your "hosting" will show on the calendar. The ONLY way to sign up is by emailing Greg.

Del Mar fair updates

If you have volunteered or want to volunteer to help our display at the Del Mar fair, please attend. There's many fun things to do, check our calendar for details.

CLICK HERE to go to the 2019 Del Mar fair page for what's going on.


New! A place to ask for and receive help.

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

Going to the 2019 Garden Railway convention?

Early Registration for the 35th National Garden Railway Convention is ending May 31st. Individual Registration is $85 and Family Registration is $125. After May 31st, Registration goes up to $100 for Individual and $145 for Family.

Register soon and save a few bucks. Head over to https://2019ngrc.wildapricot.org/NGRC2019-Attendees and sign up.

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.

For Sale:

Be sure to check out the "for sale" link under "RESOURCES" in the main menu. We are making this service available to club members for non-commercial purposes.

If you are not getting the newsletter, it is probable that your membership is no longer active!

If you have not renewed yet, you will no longer receive the newsletter and enjoy the other membership benefits. The instructions for renewing are in your newsletter or on the downloadable form under "MEMBER INFO". ! Click here to see the current newsletter: http://sdgrs.com/images/files/current.pdf

Help Wanted:

A new section. Need some help? Email us and we'll put it up here! Don't be afraid to ask! Can help? Here's how you can share your knowledge, hands, etc.

As always, please check the Calendar to see the next meetings, open houses and events! Note that you can click on an event and get a map and driving directions and contact information.

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

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.


Please note the login form below: All Members are entitled to a login, which will give members more access & information on this site, including the member roster. I'm working on them, but feel free to email me directly to get yours now. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.