Programs 2019

January 29, 2019
Phil Johnson, Superintendent of the Georgetown Loop, will be presenting a program that includes stories and pictures from his career working on the Great Western Railroad in Loveland, Colorado and the Georgetown Loop.

February 26, 2019
General Meeting and our Annual Winter Swap Meet. Members Buy – Sell – and Trade their Trains, Structures, and Accessories.

March 26, 2019
“The Switzerland Trail” – presented by Larry Dorsey
The Switzerland Trail is the site of a historic 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge railroad line that was operated at different times by the Greeley, Salt Lake and Pacific Railway, the Colorado and Northwestern Railroad, and the Denver, Boulder, and Western Railroad around the turn of the 20th century in the Colorado front range mining area near Nederland, Gold Hill, and Ward. The west end of the trail is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the “Denver, Boulder and Western Railway Historic District”.

April 30, 2019
Alan Olson and Etzel Wilhoit present “A Pictorial History of the DGRS Garden Railroad Layout on its 25th Anniversary

May 21, 2019
Annual Gardening Presentation at O’Tooles Garden Center in Littleton.

June 22, 2019
DGRS Annual Summer Picnic and Swap Meet at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Members may Buy – Sell – Trade their Trains, Structures, and Accessories.

July 30, 2019
July’s program “Garden Delights and Frustrations” will be presented by Cherylene Evans.

August 20, 2019
Larry and Barbara Foos will host our annual Ice Cream Social at their home in Littleton, CO.

September 24, 2019
In September we will have Doug Geiger talking about the Moffat Road.

October 29, 2019 – Meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. Program will be rescheduled at a later date.
Wally Weart will give a presentation on the Alaska Railroad.

November 26, 2019
The Rocky Mountain Railroad Heritage Society will give a presentation on their effort to renovate the Calhan Rock Island Depot.

December 2019
DGRS Holidays – Members – follow your Newsletters for Information. No meetings or programs are scheduled in December.

Program Chairman – Ron Keiser contact via