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Model Railroads of Southern California’s thirtieth layout tour takes place Saturday, April 28. (This is the first of three Orange County tours in the next several weeks.) This will be a free self-guided tour of eleven layouts at eight locations in south Orange County. Three layouts are appearing for the first time on the group’s tour program.

By scale there will be six HO scale layouts, two N scale layouts and one layout each in O standard, On3 and On30. This is a free event and you may bring relatives and friends.

Here is the schedule –

Jerry Bill (HO)
10:00 to 4:00
24121 Becard Drive
Laguna Niguel

Morrie Fleishman (HO)
10:00 to 4:00
26771 Via San Jose
Mission Viejo

Jim Lancaster (HO)
1:00 to 5:00
14241 Galy Street

Jeff McKee (On3)
9:00 to 2:00
21271 Bristlecone
Mission Viejo

Bob Olds (HO)
9:00 to 1:00
641 Vista Bonita
Newport Beach
Important! Park on the side of street
opposite the driveways/garages.
Not handicap accessible.

Bill Scholz (HO O & On30)
10:00 to 2:00
3522 Birch Street

Ron Sipkovich (N)
10:00 to 4:00
24121 Becard Drive
Laguna Niguel

Larry Stewart (HO)
8:00 to Noon
23226 Dune Mear Road
Lake Forest

Jeff Whitehorn (N)
1:00 to 5:00
10 Fasano

If you would like an area map displaying the locations of the layouts and a layout description sheet, please e-mail me directly at:

Persons taking this tour assume all risks and liability for their personal safety. Although I am the Moderator of this group, I am not responsible for personal loss or injury to those taking this tour.

Be sure to check the Model Railroads of Southern California website the day before the tour to see if any changes to the schedule or layout lineup have occurred.

If you cannot make this tour, more free layout tours are scheduled including two more Orange County tours on May 12 and May 19, two San Diego County tours on July 14 and August 11 and tours in the Central Coast and Ventura-Santa Barbara-Northwest L.A. County this fall. A Kern County tour is schedule for March 2013.

Bob Chaparro
Model Railroads of Southern California

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