November 20-21 - Northside / Kingwood / Crosby / Beaumont


This weekend's focus is the North areas of Houston including Spring, Kingswood and Crosby as well as Beaumont and Orange, but as always there are layouts outside of that area as well. Below is a taste of what you can see at some of the layouts open the weekend of November 20-21.

Click here for the current copy of the Layout Tour Guide Revision 2, Updated 11/4
Revision 1 - General Update on Open Times

Revision 2 - Leslie Eaton had to cancel being open on Dec 4-5
For a note on directions to Rick Moerbe's residence, please see his photo spot below.


Check back the Friday before a Google Map Link


Would you like your layout to be included in the future tours?
If so or if you have any other questions, please contact Craig Brantley at sanjactour@sbcglobal.net




Eric Bodin

HO Scale

I-10 East - Orange / Beaumont

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John Cootz
Southern Pacific - Peninsula Division
HO Scale

I-45 North - FM 1960

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Dan Droogleever
Botlek Junction
G Scale
(Weather Permitting)

I-45 North - FM 1960

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Galveston County Model Railroad Club

Z / N / HO / S / O / G Scale
(Open Every Saturday)
gcmrrc.org

Texas City

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Al Hague
Kansas and Pacific
N Scale

Hwy. 249 - Tomball / Spring

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T.F. "Tuffy" Henderson
MTS Railroad
N / O27 Scale

Hwy. 249 - Tomball / Spring

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Houston Area Live Steamers (HALS)
Cypress Creek and Southern
7 1/2" Gauge - Live Steam
Hals.org
YouTube Video

US-290 - Hockley - Zube Park

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Houston Tinplate Operators Society

O / O27 Scale
(Open Every Saturday and Sunday)
Trainweb.org/htos/

Memorial City

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Richard Hines
Ft. Wilderness Mine & Transportation Railway
G Scale
(Weather Permitting)

Hwy. 249 - Tomball / Spring

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Kingwood Area Train Club (KATC)

Z / N / HO / O27 Scale
Mikeshobbyshoptx.com

US-59 North - Kingwood

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Denny McGonigle

Copper River & Northwestern
HO Scale

US-59 North - Kingwood

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Rick Moerbe
Crosby & Western
HO Scale

Hwy. 90 - Crosby

Union Pacific is double-tracking the Sunset Route to Liberty, TX.   They put up a sign today announcing that the Plaza Circle grade crossing will be closed from 11/18 thru 11/22.  The alternate route is as follows:   Proceed east on U.S. 90 – pass Plaza Circle and turn left (north) on the very next road, Shady Lane.  Proceed north to the first street (Little Tree) and turn left (west) – proceed about 2/10 of a mile to the dead end at Plaza Circle.  Turn left (south) again & proceed 4/10 mile to 20420 Plaza Circle on left.

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Houston N' Crowd
Bayou City & Gulf
N Scale
(Open Every Saturday and Sunday)
houstonNcrowd.org

Bellaire

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Michael O'Day
Ridgeway Railroad
G Scale
(Weather Permitting)

US-59 North - Kingwood

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Rosenberg Railroad Museum / Fort Bend Model Railroad Club / Houston Area 'G' Gaugers

N / HO / G Scale

US-59 South

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Bruce Sommers & Mark Couvillion
Sierra Pacific RR
HO Scale

US-59 North - Kingwood

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Mickey Taylor
Port Taylor & Pacific Railroad
HO Scale
etgrma.com

I-10 East - Orange / Beaumont

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Tomball Depot Museum

Z / O27 / G Scale

Tomball

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Randall Wilson

HO Scale

US-59 North - Kingwood

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* Updated 11/4/21