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GSoF Meetings and Events Schedule


For our GSoF Club

>>> August, 2018 happenings:
  • Saturday August 18th. Train watching trip to Locust Grove GA. Carpool (at 7AM) down to the site from the I-75 McDonalds, watch trains, enjoy lunch at a cafe near the trains, watch more trains and then return to Marietta.

    >>> September, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday September 14th. Jim Glover, a long time O.M. and heir to the Glover Machine Works will present information on his family's former business.

    >>> October, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday October 12th. "Trains in Israel (among other Mid-East topics)" by member Bob Hoenes.

    >>> November, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday November 9th. Long ago member and past president Charlie Mason will return and talk on "Travelling Switzerland by Rail" [B-O-B, Rhaetian Bahn or RhB, Glacier Express, Furka Oberalp, SBB/CFF/FFS, Bernina Express, W.A.B., meter and standard gauges, and many, many more!].

    >>> December, 2018 happenings:
  • Friday December 14th. A Christmas Party at the home of Charlie & Betty Cole !!! Come! Bring a dish of finger-food to share. Charlie & Betty will provide the warm, festive home, and soft drinks.

    >>> January, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday January 11th. Bob Lacheen will again do another of his great presentations, this time on "Philadelphia, PA area Railroads and Rail Transportation".

    >>> February, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday February 8th. Allan Sayle will (hopefully) do his several-time(s) postponed talk about "Seeing different things and seeing things differently when railfanning." The talk will be liberally illustrated with photographs taken during my domestic and international railfanning trips.

    >>> March, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday March 8th. Del Kittendorf and Regan Rickson will join forces this evening and do a presentation on "An update on Brightline Intercity Rail" .

    >>> April, 2019 happenings:
  • Friday April 9th. Member Doug Munnell will bring a speaker to present the excavating work being done from downtown Atlanta to the Chattahootchie River, that involves an underground railroad of sorts.

    >>> We need activities and programs for later in 2019. Anyone?? Please ??? Contact Bob Lacheen! How about someone volunteering to do a presentation on World Peace ???

    >>> Some 2019 happenings:
  • Friday Something-someth. Someone may give a great talk. If not, Bob Lacheen will bring more photos from his many trips!

    >>> Ongoing/yearly Atlanta area events:
  • Weekends: The NRHS and Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia is open and offers caboose rides. (In December Santa is on many of the trains!)
  • Every November is National Model Railroading month. About 70 Piedmont Division NMRA member layouts host open houses at various times every November Saturday and Sunday. Please visit the "Piedmont Pilgrimage" (see web page for link.)

    GSoF Schedules, Outing Announcements & Maps

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    Map to GSoF Meetings at the Covenant Presbyterian Church (MS Word 97)
    "The [last] Ferroequinologist April 2008"
    Map to Misty Mountain RR in Blairsville

    Art Train in pencil by Anna Veccelio, 4th Grade