Our meetings are scheduled monthly throughout the gardening season, and are for our members and their guests.

First Meeting of 2019

posted Apr 13, 2019, 8:27 AM by Thomas Hakala

Our group's first meeting of 2019 will take place on April 28th at Grey Roots. This meeting will be for members and guests only. If you are interested in joining go to  'How to Join' page on the website. Or contact the conductor at: 

Visit to Bruce County Museum Railway

posted Jun 12, 2018, 5:13 AM by Thomas Hakala

Our group was privileged to get a tour of the almost completed Bruce County Museum Railway that Randy Schnarr and crew are constructing at the museum. This will be an operating HO layout with 5 viewing windows showing 5 railway operations in communities around Bruce County. The project is slated to have a grand opening on July 12, 2018.

First meeting of 2018

posted Apr 2, 2018, 3:12 PM by Thomas Hakala

Our club's first meeting of 2018 will be on April 8th in Chesley. This will be a meeting to discuss the coming season and confirm our Train Crew. The meeting will be open to members and invited guests. See the newsletter for details.

Christmas Meeting

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:36 AM by Thomas Hakala

Our Christmas meeting will be held on November 19th for members and guests of members only. Please bring a men's and women;s gift to exchange. 

September Meeting

posted Sep 18, 2017, 5:23 PM by Thomas Hakala

Our group held our September meeting in Lion's Head. Two venues were used. First we rode on Clive's 2-4-4 and his little electric switcher, then we worked operating sessions on Brian's Kettle valley Railway. After which we sat down to a lovely dinner that Mary put together. Thanks!

Carol Homuth

posted Aug 2, 2017, 5:23 AM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Aug 3, 2017, 5:18 AM ]

It is with extreme sadness to report that one or our club's charter members, Carol Homuth, passed away on August 1st, 2017. Carol was a big part of our club and i think each and every member will have their own memory of this great Gentleman.  He will be missed by all and our thoughts are with his family.

Carol is at the Hardy-Lee Funeral Home in Harriston, ON. Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 3 between 2 & 4pm and again at 6 to 8pm. Service on Friday, Aug. 4 at Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church at 1:30pm. Here is a link to the Hardy- Lee site:

August 13th Joint Meeting with T.G.I.F.

posted Jul 26, 2017, 5:29 AM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Aug 3, 2017, 4:59 AM ]

Our August 13th club meeting will take place at Dave & Catherine MacDonald's garden railway in Kitchener. This will be a joint meeting with the T.G.I.F. club. Details will follow in the August newsletter.

2017 July meeting at Yucca Flats Railway

posted Jun 17, 2017, 5:20 AM by Thomas Hakala

Our club July 2017 meeting will be held at Jack & Carol's Yucca Flats Railway on July 16th. The new Grey roots Portable layout will be featured as well as both of Jack's live steam and regular G scale layouts.

Next Club Meeting May 28

posted Apr 24, 2017, 5:36 AM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 5:55 AM ]

Ontario's West Coast Garden Rail Society will hold their next meeting at the home of Don And Susan McCallum on May 28th. We will have a chance to see Don's Lionel operation in his barn as well as his workshop. This event is for OWCGRS members and their guests. More details to follow.

April 9th Meeting

posted Apr 11, 2017, 6:00 AM by Thomas Hakala

Our group held the first meeting of the season on April 9th in Chesley, Ontario. We discussed the schedule for the u
pcoming season, Brian gave away a series of Fine Scale magazines, the Bent Spike Award was presented to Mary and Don displayed his very tiny train.

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