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What's New

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7/26/17
Added October 20th to the Wine Rail Excursions dates.
7/22/17
7/21/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
7/17/17
Added the next BSA Merit Badge Day to the Events page.
7/9/17
Added photos to the Art After Dark page.
6/30/17
Posted "SLO County Outlaws: Desperados, Vigilantes, and Bootleggers" on the Smile Posts page. See details.
6/28/17
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
6/22/17
Added Train Videos by Phil Loarie to the Art After Dark event.
6/7/17
Posted "Art After Dark SLO" on the Smile Posts page. See details.
6/2/17
Updated the Board of Directors page.
5/27/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
5/26/17
Updated the Members Only page: Summer 2017 newsletter (Coast Mail).
Moved the Spring 2017 issue to the public newsletter archives.
5/23/17
Posted "Train Order" on the Smile Posts page.
5/16/17
Added Gary's photos to the SLO Train Day page.
5/15/17
Added photos to the SLO Train Day page.
5/9/17
Added SMVRR Facts to the QR Codes Index page.
Guiness officially announces Z-scale collection record: story
5/6/17
Posted photos from the May 5th Wine-Rail Excursion.
5/4/17
5/3/17
Posted a Call for Artists for Art After Dark on July 7, 2017.
4/20/17
Posted 2017 SLO Train Day details (5/13/17).
4/19/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Events page.
4/16/17
Posted a video on the Searchlight POT Signal page.
Posted today's "When the Roundhouse came down" on the Smile Posts page.
4/13/17
Posted some info about the July 1st talk by Jim Gregory.
4/11/17
Posted photos from Sunday's BSA Merit Badge Day.
Updated info/photos on the Collections page.
4/10/17
3/20/17
Posted "Cinco de Mayo Wine Rail Excursion" on the Smile Posts page.
3/8/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
3/6/17
Marked the April 9th BSA Merit Badge class SOLD OUT.
2/28/17
Added two stories to the QR Codes Index page.
2/26/17
Posted T-shirt sale on the Gift Shop page.
2/24/17
Updated the Members Only page: Spring 2017 newsletter (Coast Mail).
Moved the Winter 2016 issue to the public newsletter archives.
2/15/17
Updated the QR Codes Index page.
2/10/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
2/9/17
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
1/24/17
Posted "Movie/Talk at the Museum" on the Smile Posts page.
1/6/17
Posted the May 5th Excursion to Pomar Junction Winery.
1/4/17
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Moved the next BSA Merit Badge date to April 9th.
12/16/16
Posted today's "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
12/15/16
Posted "Free Book with $20 Donation" offer on the Home page
12/6/16
Posted photos from Santa's Visit (12/3/16)
11/26/16
Posted photos from the Amtrak Honorees (11/17/16)
11/22/16
Updated the Members Only page: Winter 2016 newsletter (Coast Mail).
Moved the Fall 2016 issue to the public newsletter archives.
11/21/16
Posted the 11/21/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
11/15/16
Posted photos from the PCRy Bus Tour (11/13/16)
11/8/16
Posted the Flier for the January 22, 2017 BSA Railroading Merit Badge day.
Posted PCRy Historic Right-of-Way Bus Tour: 11/13/16 7:45am on the Smile Posts page.
10/28/16
10/24/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
Posted the 10/24/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
10/12/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
10/11/16
Added photos to the Railroad Festival page.
10/1/16
Added an Ongoing Sponsors page.
9/30/16
Posted the 9/30/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
9/17/16
Posted photos of the Guiness World Record Attempt page.
9/16/16
Posted details for the Nov. 13th PCRy Bus Tour on the Events/Schedule page.
Posted a press release about Caboose #1886.
9/12/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
Posted the 9/12/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
9/9/16
Updated the Guiness Record Z-Scale event on 9/17/16.
9/5/16
Updated the 2016 CCRRF at the Museum schedule.
9/1/16
Updated the Members Only page: Fall 2016 newsletter (Coast Mail).
Moved the Summer 2016 issue to the public newsletter archives.
8/16/16
Updated details for the Sept 17th Excursion.
Posted the 8/16/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
8/15/16
Posted photos and story from the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad Tank Car.
8/10/16
Updated the 2016 CCRRF at the Museum schedule.
Posted Railborne Military Guns and The General on the Smile Posts page.
7/29/16
Posted the 7/29/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
7/22/16
Posted the 2016 CCRRF at the Museum schedule.
7/12/16
Posted a South Street Roundhouse photo on the Smile Posts page.
7/4/16
Posted a "Happy 4th!" photo on the Smile Posts page.
6/29/16
Posted the 6/28/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
6/28/16
Posted the 9/17/16 Excursion on the Events/Schedule page.
6/24/16
Posted info about the proposed ByLaws changes on the Members Only page.
6/15/16
Posted the 6/14/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
5/27/16
Posted Museum Participates in Scout-O-Rama on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Members Only page: Summer 2016 newsletter (Coast Mail).
Moved the Spring 2016 issue to the public newsletter archives.
5/24/16
Posted the 5/24/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated Caboose #1886 on the Items Needed page.
5/9/16
Posted photos from SLO Train Day.
5/6/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
5/1/16
Posted the 4/30/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Added photos to the BSA Railroad Merit Badge page.
4/30/16
Updated the SLO Train Day page.
4/21/16
Updated the Items Needed page.
4/20/16
Updated the BSA Railroad Merit Badge page.
4/15/16
Posted the 4/15/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
4/13/16
4/6/16
Updated the Area Railroading page.
3/25/16
Posted photos of the WW2 Arroyo Grande talk and book signing.
3/22/16
Posted photos of the UP Business Special.
Posted the 3/22/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
3/7/16
3/5/16
Posted the 3/4/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Posted details for the May 6 Wine-Rail Excursion.
3/4/16
Added a new, secured area for Board/Committee materials.
2/26/16
Updated the Members Only page: new newsletter (Coast Mail). Moved the Winter 2015 issue to the public newsletter archives.
2/20/16
Added photos to the Chinese New Year Celebration
2/11/16
Posted the 2/11/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
2/10/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
2/2/16
Posted details about the Feb 20th Chinese New Year Celebration.
2/1/16
Posted a Background Info PDF to read before attending Phil Tillman's February 20th presentation about the Chinese contribution to our history.
1/31/16
Posted the 1/30/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
1/27/16
1/18/16
Posted the 1/16/16 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
1/17/16
Posted photos of the PCRy Exhibit Construction.
1/15/16
Updated the checklist on the BSA Railroad Merit Badge page.
1/12/16
Added a March 19th book signing and talk to the Events/Schedule page.
1/11/16
Posted photos from the Member Mixer (1/10/16).
1/7/16
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
12/30/15
Posted the 12/30/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
12/24/15
Posted the 12/24/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Added a February 6th Valentine's Excursion to the Schedule.
12/22/15
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
12/18/15
12/16/15
Posted photos from Santa's Visit (12/12/15).
12/11/15
Updated the Join page.
12/10/15
Posted the 12/9/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
12/6/15
Added documents to the BSA Railroad Merit Badge page.
12/5/15
Posted details about the January 23, 2016 Pacific Coast Railway Exhibit Grand Opening and Reception on the Events and Home pages.
12/2/15
12/1/15
Posted Holiday Decorating on the Smile Posts page.
11/23/15
Updated the Members Only page: new newsletter (Coast Mail). Moved the Summer 2015 issue to the public newsletter archives.
Posted the 11/23/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
11/14/15
SLORRM logo t-shirts are just $10 through the holidays. Visit the Gift Shop.
11/9/15
10/31/15
Added photos from Halloween Day at the Museum.
10/30/15
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
10/20/15
Posted the 10/20/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
10/19/15
Added Cal Poly's two mapping/tour projects to the Resources:Other page.
10/8/15
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
10/6/15
10/4/15
9/28/15
Posted the 9/28/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
9/18/15
9/4/15
Posted the 9/3/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Events page.
9/2/15
Updated the Members Only page: new newsletter (Coast Mail).
8/21/15
Posted the 8/21/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
8/11/15
The Museum is now open EVERY Saturday, 10am-4pm; see the Events page.
8/5/15
Posted the 8/3/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
7/28/15
Posted photos from today's FAM Tour.
7/13/15
Posted the 7/13/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
7/5/15
Posted photos from the Templeton 4th of July Parade.
7/1/15
6/24/15
Posted photos from the SLO-to-SB Excursion on June 20th.
6/16/15
Posted the 6/16/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
6/12/15
Updated the Members Only page (current newsletter, strategic plan).
6/9/15
Posted Cuesta Grade CTC on the Smile Posts page.
6/2/15
Updated the Events/Schedule page.
5/31/15
Posted the Spring 2015 issue of "Coast Mail" on the Newsletter page.
5/28/15
Posted the 5/28/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
5/17/15
5/14/15
Posted the 5/14/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
5/13/15
Added many more photos to the SLO Train Day page.
5/11/15
Updated the SLO Train Day page.
5/5/15
4/30/15
Added a press release to SLO Train Day, 5/9/15.
4/29/15
Posted Fire in Tunnel #7 on the Smile Posts page.
4/28/15
Posted the 4/27/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
4/27/15
Updated the schedule for SLO Train Day, 5/9/15.
4/25/15
Added photos to the Puttin' on the Ritz page.
4/17/15
Added the Day's Schedule to the SLO Train Day (5/9/15) page.
4/14/15
4/9/15
Posted initial details about this year's SLO Train Day, May 9, 2015.
3/30/15
Posted the 3/30/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
3/13/15
Posted MYSTERY PHOTOGRAPH on the Smile Posts page.
3/12/15
Posted the Winter 2014-2015 issue of "Coast Mail" on the Newsletter page.
3/10/15
Posted the 3/10/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
2/27/15
Added a Subscribe page to join the "From the Freighthouse" email list.
2/13/15
Posted the 2/13/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
1/30/15
Posted the 1/29/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
1/27/15
Updated the Board of Directors page.
Posted a new Docent Guide on the Members Only page.
1/21/15
Posted the 1/21/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
1/20/15
Posted details about "Puttin' on the Ritz", a Gala event by the Friends of the SMVRR set for April 23, 2015 at Monarch Dunes.
1/8/15
1/7/15
Posted the 1/7/15 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
12/29/14
Posted photos from Holidays at the Museum.
Launched an In The News page.
12/27/14
Posted the 12/25/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
12/24/14
12/15/14
Updated the Schedule page.
12/11/14
12/10/14
Posted the 12/10/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
11/28/14
Posted the 11/28/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
11/27/14
11/22/14
Posted photos from the Friends of the SMVRR Tour.
11/19/14
Posted La Condesa Update on the Smile Posts page.
11/7/14
Posted the 11/7/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Events Schedule.
10/24/14
Posted UPRR Training Car on the Smile Posts page.
10/20/14
Posted the 10/18/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Events Schedule.
10/8/14
Added photos to the 10/4/14 Overland Trail Excursion page.
10/1/14
Added "Tarps for the Railcars" to Items Needed.
9/8/14
Updated the Events Schedule.
9/2/14
Posted the Summer 2014 issue of "Coast Mail" on the Newsletter page.
8/28/14
Posted the 8/27/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page.
Updated the Events Schedule.
8/26/14
Added a "Girl Scout Troop Visits" entry to the Smile Posts page
8/5/14
Added photos from the 8/2/14 Work Day and the 8/4/14 issue of "From the Freighthouse" to the Smile Posts page.
7/31/14
Put Members' Wine Reception (6/28/14) on its own page.
7/29/14
Added a listing on the Items Needed page (for Caboose #1886).
7/11/14
Updated info on the Collections page (Plymouth loco and caboose #409 sold).
7/10/14
Posted the 7/9/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page. Updated the June 28 event on the Home page.
6/16/14
Added a "Museum Projects Continue" entry to the Smile Posts page
6/14/14
Posted the 6/14/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page. Added a June 28 event to the Schedule.
6/5/14
Added Unocal Photos of the Avila Beach area to the Resources page
5/22/14
Added a LaCondesa update to the Smile Posts page
5/21/14
Added an ALCO Reverse Gear to the Smile Posts page
5/17/14
Added an Items Needed page
5/16/14
Posted the 5/15/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page
5/10/14
Added photos to the National Train Day Celebration page
5/9/14
Posted details for Saturday's National Train Day Celebration
5/8/14
Updated the Sponsor and Donor pages
5/6/14
Added a few more photos to the May 3rd PCR/NMRA Convention page
5/4/14
Posted story and photos here from the PCR/NMRA Convention at the Museum on May 3rd
5/1/14
Posted details for the PCR/NMRA Convention at the Museum May 3rd on the Home and Events pages
5/1/14
Added a PCRy builder's plate to the Smile Posts page
4/30/14
Posted the 4/24/14 "From the Freighthouse" on the Smile Posts page
4/27/14
Added a switch lock item to the Smile Posts page
4/26/14
Added a couple images to the Model Railroad page
4/25/14
Added email links for the Board of Directors
4/18/14
Posted a press release about National Train Day
4/17/14
Added a Smile Posts page of "interesting items along the way."
4/17/14
Launched the new site!
4/15/14
Posted a couple photos from the recent Museum Work Day.
4/11/14
Added the Donors & Projects page.
4/10/14
4/9/14
Added Resources, Directors, and Join pages.
4/8/14
Created the navigation design, Search page, Newsletter Search page, Events page, Area Railroading page, Collections page, Visit SLO page, and this What's New page
4/7/14
Created the About and Newsletter pages
4/5/14
Drafted the new website design