Attention families: great kid friendly, FREE event coming up this weekend! Join us as we celebrate the San Diego S-Gaugers 10th Anniversary and the newly expanded Grossmont Central rail road layout!
Bring your kids, nephews and nieces — girls like trains too! Model railroading teaches children electronics, carpentry, computerized engineering, landscaping and crafts. The whole family is sure to enjoy this timeless treasure. Don’t forget about Grandma and Grandpa too!
Kids can also earn their Junior Engineer Badge by attending this event! We hope to see you there!
San Diego S-Gaugers 'Grossmont Central Railroad'
Saturday, January 13, 2018
11:00 AM — 6:00 PM
This month’s layout tour will be the San Diego S-Gaugers Grossmont Central Railroad located in the Grossmont Center Mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive in La Mesa.
The San Diego S-Gaugers have three window layouts operated by an external doorbell button 24/7 along with their modular layout, which has 24 modules and has grown to 41’ by 22’. Both DCC and conventional AC power is used to power the layout.
The San Diego S-Gaugers are celebrating their 10th anniversary as a club this month and are having an open house in conjunction with the layout tour. NMRA members and their guests will be allowed in for an early viewing from 11:00am until Noon. From Noon until 6:00pm the space will be open to the public as well as NMRA members.
Directions to Grossmont Center:
I-8 East: La Mesa blvd exit. Turn left. La Mesa Blvd becomes Grossmont Center Drive. After you pass under the freeway, turn left at the first entrance into the shopping center after Murray Drive. This is the third signal and the street sign says Entrance #3. You should park on the left side of the entrance road. Take the passage way between Jamba Juice and Panda Express. We are located in the fifth store on the left, next to Superbrows, number 304 on the mall map.
I-8 West: use the above directions except turn right on to Grossmont Center Drive.
125 South: Take the Grossmont Blvd. Exit. Turn right to La Mesa Blvd and turn right. Follow instructions above.
125 North: Use the 125 South directions except turn left onto Grossmont Blvd.