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 2022. (Opens in a new window.)
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Photos of Past Layouts and Scenes

Coming Events

Business Meetings
The monthly business meetings occur the first Wednesday of each month, 6:30 PM at the club. 
September 7
October 5
November 2
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. 
August 24
September 21
October 19
Prototype Operations
SASME prototypical operation sessions occur the last Wednesday of each month and the following Saturday. We operate trains using car cards.
Wednesday operations begin with a couple of people working the yard and Ocotillo at 2:45 PM. Trains begin running at 3:00 PM. We break for dinner around 4:15-4:30 PM and resume ops by 6:00 PM.
The Saturday session starts at 8:45 AM for the yard jobs and at 9:00 AM for trains. We break for lunch around 11:00 AM then resume ops afterward. 
These are currently standard gauge operations.
August 31 and Sept. 3
September 28 and Oct. 1
October 26 and 29
Work Nights
The remaining Wednesday or two of each month is a work night. Members are encouraged to work on their projects or asssist other members. Official start time is 6:30 PM, although members are welcome to begin earlier.  
August 17
September 14
October 12