Check out our photos/videos.
1. Photos on the HO page.
2. Check out "RECENT POSTS" for Dec. 2014 posting.
Our Club is located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Grand Junction was a stop on the historic
- ABOUT OUR CLUB -
The Club was formed in 1987. We are a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, registered with the IRS and the State of Colorado. Our members, along with volunteers and businesses of the community built our thirty by sixty foot building at Cross Orchards in 2000.VISITORS are always welcome
GRAND JUNCTION is located 32 miles east of the Utah Colorado state line on Interstate 70. We are on what was the the mainline of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW). It's mainline ran from the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City, Utah. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Check out our videos onYouTube
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Our construction is progressing very well, we have the track in for the Grand Junction Yard and the track ballasting done. We are fine tuning the electronics that operate the layout as well as installing electronic uncouplers where needed. We are also ballasting the main line.
We have just completed a Winery/Vineyard on the layout. Palisade, a town just east of us, known for its famous peaches has in the last few years become a famous wine producing area as well.
The helix, with a grade of 2%, the scenery on the mountain that encloses it is complete.
We are now working on getting the dispatch computer all set up, making sure it operates properly.
Our second layer (the Leadville mine and smelter district) plate on the back wall is in place and is operational.
Mt Garfield, a prominent landmark in the valley was named after President Garfield. It is in the Bookcliff Range of the Colorado Rockies. Since it is so visible ( just a few hundred feet north of I-70), we thought it only fitting that it be a part of our layout. Below is a photo of the Mt. Garfield on our layout.
The photo to the right is a birds-eye view of our HO layout.
UP COMING EVENTS
OUR 27TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW 2015
DATES AND TIMES WILL BE POSTED LETTER THIS YEAR
At our club's building at Cross Orchards