The Southern Arizona Society of Model Engineers
The Southern Arizona Society of Model Engineers

Railjoiner Newsletter

The quarterly newsletter including a calendar of events.

The SASME Railjoiner Newsletter for the third quarter of 2023. (Opens in a new window.)
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Photos of Past Layouts and Scenes

Coming Events

Business Meetings
The business meetings usually occur the first Wednesday of each month, 6:30 PM at the club. 
October 4
November 1
December 2 (a special Saturday meeting)
Club Picnic
October 7
Lizard Rock Group Area near Rose Canyon Lake 
October 11
Weathering Models by Paul Chandler
Work Nights
On work nights, members are encouraged to work on their layout projects or asssist other members. Official start time is 6:30 PM, although members are welcome to begin earlier.  
October 11
November 8 & 15
December 6 & 13
Open Running Nights
These are nights to run trains; the club's, or yours, any railroad, any load. This includes standard gauge and narrow gauge. Official start time is 6:30 PM, although members are welcome to begin earlier. 
October 18
November 22
December 20
Prototype Operations
The standard gauge prototypical operations are the last Wednesday of each month with a Saturday session around the middle of each month. See below for the dates.  
Wednesday operations begin with working the east end yard, west end yard, and Ocotillo at 2:45 PM. Trains begin running at 3:00 PM. Dinner break occurs at 4:30 PM and ops resume by 6:00 PM. 
October 25
November 29
December 27
The Saturday sessions start at 8:45 AM for the yard jobs and at 9:00 AM for trains. Lunch break is about 11:30 AM then ops resume afterward. 
Standard gauge operations
October 14
(None in November)
Narrow gauge operations
September 30
November 4