|If there are pantographs and wires, I will find them. Here's the San Diego trolley at twilight, an hour or so after|
|There are regular ol' trains|
too-- this is San Diego's
downtown Amtrak station.
The MTS--San Diego's trolley--is slick, not just in appearance, but in operation as well. It has a distinctly European feel, far more than the other US light rails I have known in Baltimore and Denver.
|Oldest (left) and newest (right) MTS cars at Old Town station on a sunny Friday afternoon.|
|San Diego MTS yard and shops at night.|
|The huge majesty of the La Mesa exhibit at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.|
|Dudes running their trains on the La Mesa club layout. Those are HO F-units, to give an idea of how much layout|
is going on there! My wife, by the way, graciously pointed out to me that Dunes Junctions trees are superior to these.
|How the sausage gets made. The in-progress portions of the La Mesa layout are fully visible, and club members|
chat with visitors of all ages and interest levels about how the layout is built and operated.
|A scale-radius curve on the La Mesa layout|