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Ted Yarbrough

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« on: April 25, 2010, 08:46:25 AM »

Banquet (Thursday), clinics, club layouts, live steam, vendors, and layout tours (Sunday). Go to http://ggrs.info/ and look at the menu on the left and select 'Past Shows and Meeting' then look for the 2009 SEGRS and you can find photos from last years show another link on the home page will take you to the official show site. I can't wait for this years. Come by and say 'Howdy".
Happy Rails To You,
Ted
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Rio Garden

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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2010, 09:39:09 AM »

 Wink  Road trip.  You bet, I'm ready and hope to see many of you Friday afternoon.  To all of our vendors please have a safe trip and I for one look forward to some great buys!
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Ted Yarbrough

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2010, 11:52:07 AM »

Here is a little more info on the tours for next Sunday. There is a tour booklet that is available at the show from the Georgia Garden Railway Society with complete driving directions and addresses for your GPS.
Layout #1- Chatsworth, GA-Holly Creek Railroad of Bob & Cindy Shiflett. Indoor line  features mostly LGB trains. Many scenes are from Bob & Cindy's childhood and family memories.
Layout #2- Chatsworth, GA-D&RGW Ted & Deborah Yarbrough's outdoor layout built in 1992. Features 4 independent loops of track powered trains. Couple of tunnels and a bridge or two. Most buildings are custom built wood structures.Setting is Colorado Narrow Gauge.
Layout #3-Resaca, GA-Randy Blackstock has an indoor and outdoor narrow gauge line. The indoor has a water feature and real moss! Colorado narrow gauge trains featured. Running with Aristo Train Engineeer.
Layout #4-Canton, GA-Lizard Mountain Railroad Dan & Deb Michel have a lovely garden railroad featuring scale size plants that complement the trains operating through several towns.
Layout #5-Woodstock, GA-Big Stump and Decktown RR of Dave Bennet is a layout from the professional layout builder. Layout is set in the wooded area behind home.
Layout #6-Kennesaw, GA-Greg & Teresa Williams Rocky Pine RR is fairly new layout. Has water feature and tunnel. Nice custom built houses.
Layout #7-Acworth, GA-Whiskers & Paws RR of Jerry Witt has a loop running steam style locos that were usually seen from 1880-1950. Second loop runs modern diesel trains. Several large trestles are featured.
Layout #8-Duluth, GA-Mole Valley RR of Alan & Mayda Mole was featured in the December 2007 Garden Railway's Magazine. ***YOU MUST CONTACT ALAN AT THE SHOW TO GET ON A LIST TO ENTER THE GATED COMMUNITY**** but well worth the effort!!!
Layout #9-Riverdale, GA-Appomattox Railway of James & Angela Robinson has two independent loops controlled by Aristo Train Engineeer. Custom buildings as well as kitbashed structures.
Layout #10-Fayetteville, GA-GGF&W Railroad of Bill & Linda Crowden has rugged terrain, eight bridges and two tunnels through Sleeping Bear Mountain and Hog Back Ridge. A victorian village patterened after Ferndale, CA is featured. Equipment is Bachmann and LGB.
 
Check out http://ggrs.info/ and go to the past shows and meetings link where some of these are featured as well as the gallery section.
 
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Ted Yarbrough

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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2010, 05:43:38 PM »

Georgia Garden Railway Society set up today. WOW! WOW! WOW! is all I can say. Lots of club displays, vendors, clinics, free train rides for kids. Just come on down to Dalton tomorrow or Saturday. All Aboard!
Happy Rails To You,
Ted
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