Schedule of Events

















































The schedule below is for railroaders only. The Public Ride Information page lists the only days that rides are available to the public.

If you're a railroader coming through at an "off time", just contact the BCWRR.

Click on an underlined entry to see details, story, and/or pictures for/from that event. The list is in reverse chronological order.

Event Date Event
February 16-19, 2018 Presidents Weekend Meet
January 13-14, 2018 Work/Run Weekend
December 17, 2017 Holiday Run
December 9-10, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
November 18-19, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
October 28-29, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
August 11-13, 2017 Narrow Gauge Meet, Facebook photos
June 29 - July 2, 2017 4th of July Run. See photos on Facebook
June 3-4, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
March 11-12, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
February 17-20, 2017 Presidents Weekend Run. Photos: Facebook
January 28-29, 2017 Work/Run Weekend
December 18, 2016 Holiday Party
November 5-6, 2016 Work/Run Weekend
October 1-2, 2016 Work/Run Weekend
September 24-25, 2016 Bitter Creek Members invitational at the Portola Valley and Alpine Railroad
August 12-14, 2016 Narrow Gauge Meet, photos: Facebook, Mike Massee
July 2-4, 2016 Fourth of July Run, photos: Facebook, Mike Massee
May 21-22, 2016 Work/Run Weekend
April 2-3, 2016 Work/Run Weekend
February 12-15, 2016 Presidents Run, photos: Facebook, Mike Massee
January 23-24, 2016 Work/Run Weekend
December 19-20, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
November 21-22, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
October 17-18, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
September 19-20, 2015 Southern Pacific Meet
August 7-9, 2015 Narrow Gauge Meet: Friday, Photos on Facebook.
July 3-5, 2015 4th of July Run. Photos: Facebook, Mike Massee
June 20-21, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
May 22-24, 2015 Santa Margarita Antique Equipment Show (website)
May 16-17, 2015 Work/Run Weekend (photos...)
April 18-19, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
March 14-15, 2015 Work/Run Weekend (photos...)
February 14-16, 2015 Presidents Weekend Run: Mike Massee Photos
January 24-25, 2015 Work/Run Weekend
December 20-21, 2014 Work/Run Weekend
November 30, 2014 Work/Run Sunday
November 2, 2014 Southern Pacific Prototypes Run for the Southern Pacific Railroad Historical and Technical Society Convention, 9am to 3pm. Photos on Facebook.
October 25-26, 2014 Work/Run Weekend
September 20-21, 2014 Canceled
August 8-10, 2014 Narrow Gauge Meet (Aug 9th)
July 5, 2014 It's a Wedding
Not in 2014 4th of July Meet - canceled for 2014
June 21-22, 2014 Work/Run Weekend
May 30 - June 1, 2014 Work/Run Weekend
March 29-30, 2014 Work/Run Weekend
February 14-17, 2014 Presidents' Weekend Run. Mike Massee's photos.
February 2, 2014 Work/Run Sunday
December 21-22, 2013 Work/Run Weekend
November 23-24, 2013 Work/Run Weekend
October 19-20, 2013 Work/Run Weekend
August 9-11, 2013 Narrow Gauge Meet. Mike Massee's photos
July 28, 2013 Work Day, starting about 9am
July 4-7, 2013 4th of July Weekend Run: July 6, Massee Photos
June 15-16, 2013 Work/Run Weekend
April 13-14, 2013 Work Saturday / SLORRM Fundraiser Sunday (tickets required, visit SLORRM.com)
March 9-10, 2013 Work/Work Weekend
February 26, 2013 Work Day
February 16-18, 2013 Presidents Weekend Run, Massee Photos
January 12-13, 2013 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
December 15-16, 2012 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
November 4, 2012 SLORRM Fall Fundraiser.
November 3, 2012 Saturday morning - prep for Sunday's SLORRM Fundraiser
October 20-21, 2012 Canceled
September 22-23, 2012 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
August 3-5, 2012 Narrow Gauge Meet: Narrow Gauge prototypes only. Saturday photos, Massee Photos.
July 5-8, 2012 4th of July Run. Saturday photos.
June 15-17, 2012 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
May 19-20, 2012 Canceled
April 28-29, 2012 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
April 14, 2012 Disney's Love of Trains (at the PCRR)
April 1, 2012 SLORRM Train Fest (Spring Fundraiser)
March 31, 2012 Work Day (prep for April 1st)
March 24-25, 2012 Saturday:Work / Sunday:Run
February 18-20, 2012 Presidents Day Run: Sunday, Massee Photos
February 11-12, 2012 Work Weekend
January 21, 2012 Work Day
January 7-8, 2012 Work Weekend (Tunnel #2 repair and track replacement)
December 18, 2011 Sunday: Work Day.
This is a change; Saturday (17th) canceled.
November 19-20, 2011 Saturday: Work Day
Sunday: Run Day
October 23, 2011 Giddy Up Family Fun Day at the Santa Margarita Ranch
October 22, 2011 Saturday: Work Day (Sunday's Run Day is Canceled)
October 9, 2011 SLORRM Train Fest
October 6-10, 2011 Central Coast Railroad Festival
October 1-2, 2011 Savor the Central Coast
September 10-11, 2011 Saturday: Work Day
Sunday: Run Day
August 5-7, 2011 Narrow Gauge Meet: Saturday, Sunday, Massee Photos
July 10, 2011 SMVRR's 100th Anniversary Run
July 1-4, 2011 4th of July Weekend Run: 2nd, Massee Photos
June 18-19, 2011 Saturday: Work Day
Sunday: Run Day
April 30, 2011 Pacific Coast Railroad Roundup at the Santa Margarita Ranch (see last year's). 2011 details on the SLORRM website.
April 10, 2011 Sunday: Speeder Group Visit
April 2-3, 2011 Saturday: Work Day
Sunday: SLORRM Train Fest
February 18-21, 2011 Presidents' Weekend Run: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Massee Photos
January 22-23, 2011 Saturday: Work Day
Sunday: Run Day
January 9, 2011 Sunday: Work Day
December 12, 2010 Sunday: Work Day
November 6-7, 2010 Saturday: Work Day 9-5
Sunday: SLORRM Train Fest
October 30-31, 2010 Saturday: Work Day 9-5
Sunday: BBQ Potluck 2pm
October 2-3, 2010 "Savor the Central Coast" at the Pacific Coast Railroad
September 18-19, 2010 Work Day / Run Day
August 6-8, 2010 Narrow Gauge Meet. Aug 7.
Jul 31 - Aug 1, 2010 Work Weekend
July 1-4, 2010 Independence Day Run: July 2, 3, Massee Photos
June 2-3, 2010 LALS Ramble visits the BCWRR
May 22-23, 2010 Work Day / Run Day
April 24-25, 2010 Invitational event at the Portola Valley & Alpine Railroad in remembrance of Jacques Littlefield (info, PDF)
March 27-28, 2010 Work Day / SLORRM Train Fest
February 12-15, 2010 Presidents' Weekend Run: Fri, Sat, Mon
January 23-24, 2010 Work Day / Run Day
December 19-20, 2009 Work Day / Run Day
November 21-22, 2009 Work Day / Run Day
November 1, 2009 Run Day for the Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society and for SP and connecting line prototypes, Massee Photos
October 11, 2009 Train Fest for the SLORRM. This was held in conjunction with the Central Coast Railroad Festival.
August 7, 8, 9, 2009 Narrow Gauge Meet, Massee Photos
July 2-5, 2009 Independence Day Run: (Saturday), (Sunday)
June 13-14, 2009 Work Day / Run Day
May 16-17, 2009 Work Day / Run Day
May 9, 2009 Pacific Coast Roundup, a fundraiser for the SLO Railroad Museum).
April 25-26, 2009 Work Day / Train Fest for the SLORRM.
April 5, 2009 MOW Speeder Group Visit
March 28-29, 2009 Work Day / Run Day
February 13-16, 2009 Presidents' Weekend Run
January 24-25, 2009 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
December 20-21, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 15-16, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
October 18-19, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday SLORRM's Train Fest
September 20-21, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
September 7, 2008 Wedding
August 31, 2008 Support two Pacific Coast Railroad operations
August 7-11, 2008 Narrow Gauge Meet: August 9th, 10th. Also see the Mike Massee video, Massee Photos
July 3-6, 2008 4th of July Meet: 4th, 5th, 6th, Massee Photos
June 21-22, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 17-18, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 9-11, 2008 Pacific Coast Roundup at the Santa Margarita Ranch
April 19-20, 2008 Saturday Work
Sunday SLORRM's "Train Fest"
April 6, 2008 MOW Speeder Group enjoys the BCWRR
March 29-30, 2008 Saturday Work
Sunday SMVRHM's "Choo Chew Sunday"
February 15, 16, 16b,
17, 18, 2008
Presidents Weekend Run (replaces MLK Run)
January 26-27, 2008 Saturday Work / Sunday Run (rained out)
December 22-23, 2007 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
December 15-16, 2007 POSTPONED to Dec 22-23
November 17-18, 2007 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
October 28, 2007 SLO Fall Train Fest, a fundraiser for the SLORRM
October 27, 2007 Saturday Work Day
October 18-21, 2007 Join many of us at the Maricopa Live Steamers Fall Meet
October 6, 2007 BCWRR supports an Open House at the Santa Maria Valley Railroad
September 22, 2007 "Choo Chew Saturday", a fundraiser for the SMVRHM (tickets required)
September 15-16, 2007 [Cancelled. Tunnel #1 is torn up for the rebuild.]
August 10-12, 2007 Narrow Gauge Meet: 11th, 12th, Massee Photos
July 22, 2007 "Summer Train Fest", a fundraiser for the SLORRM (tickets required)
July 21, 2007 Saturday Work
July 14, 2007 BCWRR supports a fundraiser at the Pacific Coast Railroad
June 23-24, 2007 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 19-20, 2007 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 4, 5, 6, 2007 Pacific Coast Roundup: Preparations, Saturday, Sunday
April 21, 2007 Choo Chew Saturday, a fundraiser for the SMVRHM.
April 14-15, 2007 Saturday Work / Sunday More Work
March 24-25, 2007 Saturday Work, Daniel Visits the BCWRR and Daniel Visits the PCRR
March 18, 2007 A Speeder group visits the BCWRR
February 17-19, 2007 Presidents' Weekend Meet: 17
January 21, 2007 GVRR Acquires New Speeder
January 12-15, 2007 MLK Weekend Meet: 12a, 12b, 14th, 15th
December 16-17, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 18-19, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
October 28-29, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday SLORRM Train Fest
September 30, 2006 "Chew Choo Saturday", SMVRHM's Fall Fundraiser
September 23-24, 2006 Work Weekend: help us get ready for next weekend's "Chew Choo Saturday" benefiting the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum
August 31, 2006 Progress on the Mtn Div carbarn
August 26, 2006 Dennis' Pics (misc. activity)
August 19, 2006 Track work this past week
August 11, 12, 13, 2006 Sixth Annual Narrow Gauge Meet, Massee Photos
July, 2006 Mountain Division Progress
July 6-9, 2006 4th of July Meet and Train Mountain Ramble South from Triennial, Massee Photos
June 19-20, 2006 Train Mountain Ramble North to Triennial
May 20-21, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday Run (rain)
May 6, 2006 Pacific Coast Roundup at the Santa Margarita Ranch Pacific Coast Railroad
April 29, 2006 SMVRHM's Choo Chew Saturday
April 22, 2006 SMVRHM Work Day
April 8-9, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
April 1, 2006 Model A Club Visits the BCWRR
March 25-26, 2006 Saturday Work / Sunday SLORRM Fundraiser
February 25, 2006 Just a Saturday...
February 18-20, 2006 Presidents' Weekend Meet
January 14-16, 2006 Martin Luther King (MLK) Weekend Meet
December 17-18, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 19-20, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 11, 2005 Ad Hoc Work Day
October 30, 2005 "Big Boy" Day
October 29, 2005 Choo Chew Saturday
October 22-23, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
September 25, 2005 Fall Train Festival 2005
September 17-18, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
August 19-21, 2005 Fifth Annual Narrow Gauge Meet: August 19, 20a, 20b, 20c
July 23, 2005 SMVRR Caboose No. 210 arrives
July 16-17, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
July 1-5, 2005 Fourth of July Meet: July 2, 3
June 18-19, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 21-22, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 7-8, 2005 Pacific Coast Railroad Roundup
April 30, 2005 Choo Chew Saturday
April 16-17, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
March 12-13, 2005 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
February 19-21, 2005 President's Day Run; February 20
January 14-17, 2005 MLK Weekend Run; January 16
December 18-19, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 13-14, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
October 24, 2004 Fall Train Fest: Benefit for the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum
October 9-10, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
September 11-12, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
August 28, 2004 Hobo Gulch Mill Christening
August 20-22, 2004 Fourth Annual Narrow Gauge Meet: August 20, 21, 22
August 8, 2004 Project updates: lumbermill, other (No. 1801 stable, White Pass diesel, wildflowers)
July 17-18, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
July 2-5, 2004 Fourth of July Run: a, b, c
June 19-20, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 15-16(a, b), 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run: a-b
May 1, 2004 Choo Chew Saturday: fundraiser for the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum
April 17-18, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday More Work
Note: The BCWRR will be closed for public rides this weekend while we do routine maintenance. Please visit us on our next open event, the fundraiser run for the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum.
March 27-28, 2004 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
February 14-16, 2004 Presidents Weekend Run: a, b, c
January 16-19, 2004 MLK Weekend Run: January 17a, 17b, 18,
December 13-14, 2003 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
November 15-16, 2003 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
October 26, 2003 A Car Club Dines at the BCWRR
October 25, 2003 Fall Train Fest: Benefit for the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum. Sold Out!
October 11-12, 2003 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
September 13-14, 2003 Saturday Work: a, b / Sunday Run
August 15, 16, 2003
August 17 a, b, and c, 2003
3rd Annual Narrow Gauge Meet
July 19-20, 2003 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
July 4-5, 2003 Southbound Train Mountain Triennial Ramble
July 3-6, 2003 7th Annual Fourth of July Run
June 16, 2003 Triennial Live Steam Ramble through the BCWRR, and more pics
June 14-15, 2003 Saturday Work / Sunday Run
May 17, 2003 Third Annual "Choo Chew Saturday": a benefit event for the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum
April 19, 2003 Picnic area gets a brick floor
February 15, 2003 SMVRR No. 1801 Inaugural Run
January, 2003 A Heisler Repair story from the "Fried Chicken and Grits" Run
June 8, 2002 Second Annual "Choo Chew Saturday": a benefit event for the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum
May 4, 2002 San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Fundraiser Run
October 27, 2001 First Annual "Choo Chew Saturday": a benefit event for the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum
early 1980s The beginnings of the BCWRR

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