Directions to the Club
The GGMRC is located in the basement of the Randall Museum at:
199 Museum Way
San Francisco, California 94114
For more information, please vitsit:
The Randall Museum web site.
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About a year ago, on December 2015, the Club formally turned over the layout to Randall Museum Friends – the non-profit Friends organization of Randall Museum. Randall Museum is currently closed for renovation; as it is a construction site, access to the … Continue reading
To follow up and conclude the ongoing negotiations with the Randall Museum, the GGMRC President and the Chairman of the Negotiating Committee met on December 17th, 2015 with the Randall Museum to deliver the following letter: December 17, 2015 Golden Gate Model … Continue reading
As announced previously, the Randall Museum closed for renovations on June 1st, 2015. This means that that you are no longer able to visit the GGMRC’s train layout until the Museum reopens some time in 2017. For updated information on the Randall … Continue reading
This video features a pair of SP Cab-Forwards pulling Southern Pacific Daylight cars up the Golden Gate Model Railroad’s mountain part of the layout. Featured engines are Southern Pacific 4-8-8-2 AC-4 #4108 & AC-5 #4123: You can find more videos … Continue reading
In this video, the club’s engine #6019, a 4-8-4 Niagara steam engine from New York Central travels around the Golden Gate Model Railroad’s layout after picking up passengers at the main train station: You can find more videos on the club’s … Continue reading
Here’s a video showing various engines running during members’ hours. This one features an EMD SD70ACe, a GEVO consist and a New York Central EMD E8. You can find more videos of the GGMRC track here. Follow us on Google+!
I got nice feedback on the previous layout map video so I decided to reuse the same track footage but this time I overlaid the control panels from the GGMRC layout. The club has many control panels around the layout — … Continue reading
Here’s a video showing at the same time a map of the GGMRC layout and a cab ride from the mainline. It does help to put all the turnouts in perspective and understand the various sidings! The camera was mounted on … Continue reading
Here’s a video showing various engines running during member hours — featuring an EMD SD70ACe, a GE ES44AC, a 2-12-0 steam engine and an Alco RS-3 consist: You can find more videos of the GGMRC track here.
Here’s a video featuring a member’s D&RGW Rio Grande 2-8-8-2 #3502-L107 engine pulling an UP heavyweight passenger cars with yellow/grey paint scheme: This video also features a nice view of the complete track, including all the tunnels. The lighted cars … Continue reading