The world’s best summertime small-scale live steam event returns to Sacramento once again in 2015.
The National Summer Steamup 2015 will include clinics on small-scale live steam techniques, an exhibit of small-scale live steam products, as well as door prizes and other entertainment. Live steamers from around the world will enjoy 45mm (Gauge One) and 32mm (0-gauge) live-steam operation of small-scale locomotives for four days in July 2015.
Event hours will be Wednesday, July 15, 6 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursday through Saturday, July 16-18, 7 a.m.-1 a.m., and Sunday, July 19, 7 a.m.-Noon. If you would like to help setting up on July 15, please arrive by 3 p.m. Do not plan on being able to bring your trains or equipment into the hall until after 6 p.m. Those who would like to tear down should expect to be finished around 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 19.More information on the event is available, as are details about the hotel itself (for reservations, call 916-643-6222, Ext. 0.)
Registration forms to print and mail are available for downloading.
Feel free to contact if you need more information.
Longtime Summer Steamup organizer Sonny Wizelman was recently profiled by a Los Angeles blogger.
Photos of past events
Videos of the 2014 event have been release by Dean Seavers of Sacramento; they are at http://youtu.be/qYy_OypUMGI?list=UUt13J3K-WFTS7iesGDuay3Q, http://youtu.be/DQRfHVAw7-k?list=UUt13J3K-WFTS7iesGDuay3Q and http://youtu.be/NzRvmeOGpIk?list=UUt13J3K-WFTS7iesGDuay3Q.
Mike Martin posted 2012 event photos, as did Rick Parker.
Just found! Photos from the 2001 event.
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