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 first quarter of 2023. (Opens in a new window.)
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Photos of Past Layouts and Scenes

Coming Events

Narrow Gauge Operations
The first ops session is Saturday April 1. Check back here before the 1st for the times and details.
April 1
Business Meetings
The business meetings occur the first Wednesday of each month, 6:30 PM at the club. 
April 5
May 3
June 7
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.  
April 12
May 10 and 17
June 14
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. 
April 19
May 24
June 21
Prototype Operations
The standard gauge prototypical operations have changed. The Saturday sessions are now around the middle of each month. The Wednesday sessions remain the last Wednesday of the month.  
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. 
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.
March 18 
March 29
April 8 (tentative)
April 26
May 13 (tentative)
May 31
June 10 (tentative)
Narrow gauge operations
Saturday April 1