Established 1994




August 2023 Newsletter

From the President's Desk Trips
Photos The Dining Car
Upcoming Train Shows & Events Minutes
Wanted / For Sale Video of the Month

Financial Report (password required)

Membership Roster (password required)




Pittsburgh Garden Railway Society

Minutes Annual Family Picnic

Saturday, July 22, 2023


The annual Family Picnic was held this weekend. A big thank you to Clarke and Alice for once again hosting. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs were served with several sides and desserts There were 13 attendees. Bob Gettemy won the 50/50. Clarke and Alice passed out homemade strawberry jam that was made by their church group.

We will make application for the Greenberg Great Train and Toy Show for January 2024.

Monongahela River and Railroad Transportation in Brownsville:
Volunteers are needed August 12th and 13th. Brownsville Steam Show National Pike. There will be a car group at the museum August 26th. Volunteers are needed
We are still in need of volunteers to run the Trains and answer questions about PGRS on the first Saturdays of each month. To learn how to operate the train, please call John Weimer (724) 832-9541 or John.Weimer@comcast.net 

Saturday 09/02 Dan Cinowalt
Saturday 10/07 Volunteers needed
Saturday 11/04 Volunteers needed
Saturday 12/02 Volunteers needed

Saturday, August 20th will be the next meeting will be hosted by Bob and Carol Gettemy. 1-3 Friday, September 23nd meeting will be hosted by Clark and Alice Kemmerer. 1-3 Saturday, December 9th will be the Christmas Party at the Collier Community Center, 5 Lobaugh St, Oakdale, Pa 15071. 1-3.

Tina will arrange train trip to Cass (over night trip) and Keith will arrangements for E. Broadtop. A separate email will be sent. Reservations will be up to the members to make.

Respectfully Submitted,
Dan Cinowalt
Lori Rehtorik