T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division is not associated with the Toy Train Operating Society
T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division Monthly Train meets at the Arcadia Masonic Center have resumed. Please visit the Activities page to view the full schedule for 2022.
The T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division's purpose is to further the hobby of operating and collecting toy trains through the sharing of knowledge and fun with our fellow members
Our club promotes the hobby through multiple programs including organizing and holding monthly train meets at the Masonic Center in Arcadia, Ca. At these meets, toy trains are traded by the membership, there is an auction held, there are operating layouts and model train displays, there is also a train repair clinic. Any persons seeking out information or help with toy or model train layout design/setup, toy or model train restoration or advice can meet SW members who can help. There are also sellers who can assist with toy train parts needs. The camaraderie of other operators/collectors is something special that is enjoyed at these train meets.
T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division members have developed and constructed a large portable operating train layout which is displayed at various locations throughout Southern California during the year, as well as at our monthly train meets in Arcadia. We also hold an annual summer picnic for the membership and their families, each August at the Los Angeles Live Steamers (LALS) in Griffith Park.
T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division was founded in 1966. The T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division was incorporated in 1985.
Southwestern keeps its members up to date with a quarterly newsletter containing articles, photos, and details of upcoming events.
Exploring the T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division web site
The Activities Page is where the dates, times and location of our monthly train meet can be found. There is a meet schedule, a list of activities and fees. There is also a printable map image designating the location of the Arcadia Masonic Center.
The Membership Page is for those who are interested in learning how to join the division. The page contains a printable application form and there is a discussion about the benefits of membership in T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division.
The Photo Gallery Page is a navigable photo montage displaying some memorable moments from past T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division train meets, Picnics and Cal-Stewart meets.
The Newsletter Page contains an on-line downloadable copy of the latest issue of the T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division 'Limited' newsletter as well as on-line copies of previous editions of the T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division 'Limiteds'. You must have Adobe Acrobat viewer to be able to see the newsletters.
On the Contact Us Page you will find a list of our current members of the T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division Board of Directors and the Southwestern hot-line telephone number. Please feel free to contact us with your questions or comments. To send a message to any BOD member simply click on their name, or you can also use the general mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org
T.T.O.S. Southwestern Division
1108 West Palm Ave.
Burbank, Ca 91506
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