2017 Meeting Programs

This year’s meeting programs will consist an Eight Part Series on How to Build a Garden Railway the Greater Cincinnati Way

  1. Concept – January
    1. Scale
    2. Era
    3. Purpose/Operating Scheme
    4. Theme
    5. Control/Power
    6. Etc.
  2. Site Survey – February
    1. Site Selection
    2. Site Considerations
    3. Environment
    4. Site Surveying
  3. Planning and Drawing – March
    1. Planning the railway
    2. Drawing you plan
  4. Site Prep Part 1 – April
  5. Site Prep Part 2 – May
    1. Grading
    2. Drainage
    3. Electrical
    4. Train Storage
    5. Structure
      1. Retaining Walls
      2. Water Feature
      3. Tunnels
      4. Bridges/Trestles
  6. Roadbed – June
  7. Tracklaying – July
  8. Train Structure – August
    1. Bridges
    2. Trestles
  9. Planting and Landscaping – October