Toy Train Operating Society, Golden State Division - Cupertino, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 19.531 W 122° 00.922
10S E 587235 N 4131438
Quick Description: The Golden State Division of the Toy Train Operating Society maintains public displays in the Cupertino Square shopping center in Cupertino, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2010 8:46:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM8J3G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 3

Long Description:
Excerpted from their website:

Cupertino Square (formerly Vallco Fashion Mall) near Sears in Cupertino, California is where the public display layouts for the Toy Train Operating Society (TTOS) are currently located. They are open every Saturday from 11:30AM - 5:30PM and most Wednesday afternoons.

The Golden State Division of the Toy Train Operating Society is one of the 20 local divisions nationwide that make up the Toy Train Operating Society, an international hobby organization with about 5,000 members worldwide.

There are about 100 members who meet the second Friday evening of most months. Friday evening meetings are held at Bagby Elementary School, 1840 Harris Ave., San Jose, California From 7 to 7:30PM. At about 7:30PM there is a short business meeting, followed by the evening's program. The meeting usually ends around 9PM.

Scale: O Scale-1:43.5 or 1:45 (Eur) ,1:48 (US)

What is the herald of the layout? (Is there a featured railroad line(s) for the layout):
Southern Pacific, Santa Fe, others


What is the theme of the layout?:
Combination


What is the era of the layout? (What time period does the layout depict?):
1950's, Steam, Combination


Is there an admission fee? If so how much..:
Free


Is this location handicap accessible?: Yes

What type of location is this layout found in? ( Museum, Club, Hobby Shop, Business, Manufacturer,..:
Club


Layout Website: [Web Link]

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