Getting things running on dedication day.
Members pitched in to solve issues.
he bridge stood guard across the entry as buildings were added.
Engine problem solving team Bill Rodgers and John Biely concentrate on Johns.
ohn looks a lot happier now that the drive rods are back in sync.
Kyle shows us all how easy it is to get to things in the back of the layout.
Yellow shirts on, the tech team of Bob Field, Bill Rodgers and John Biely.
One of the two transformers that will be running seven trains on four tracks during.
The new layout uses Atlas track exclusively, and here Gerry Pfeiffer and Russ.
Henry Garcia (left) the #2 man with the Park is constantly working for all of
The Great Northern makes its initial run on track #3
We’re ready! From left Bob Field, Gerry Pfeiffer, Bill Rodgers, Loren Tomlinson,
Wesley Schriver and Wayne Ross ready a consist on track #4
Gene Loven (left) and Dave Brown have each been in the P&P club in excess of 20
Loren and John discuss strategy and solve problems as the opening draws neigh.
Concentration is sometimes easier if you have something to lean upon. Jack Eaton
Bill Rodgers seems pleased to be on the outside looking in, for a change! Bob Field and
Russ Mosser (left) and President Dallas Dixon have been two of the driving forces
Ah yes! Herb Andreen (left) seems convinced that things are running like a fine watch.
Scottsdale City Manager, David Richert, gives the opening remarks for the
Sharee Brookhart, daughter of Guy Stillman for whom the park is named and who’s endowment made the park possible, greets the guests
Jim Bruner, a long time friend of model railroading and especially the O gauge club
D.L.Withers owner of the D.L.Withers construction company who worked hand in hand with the Park, train clubs, and City of Scottsdale to make this happen
None of the operators is even LOOKING at the seven trains that are running! Now that is confidence in the system!
Guests lined the perimeter of all three clubs
Trains moving in every direction make it hard to even count them.
Bob and Ralph answer questions posed by our guests.
Bob Field shares this moment with his wife Dee. Bob is there at least five days a week
Gerry Pfeiffer concentrates on the transformer that his running the “conventional”