Antelope Valley Model Railroad Club
Vintage Pictures

These are images of the of the Club car before, and as it was being moved to the Fairgrounds. Pictures taken in early 1983. Click on the images to see a larger view.

The car over at the Purdy Company salvage yard near Mojave.
 
The interior of the car before all the seats were removed. Notice some of the members looking for any change that the passengers might have dropped.
 
The track and ballast are complete, waiting for the trucks and the car.
 
The car made it to the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.
 
This black & white photo shows the car being moved into position.
 
The vestibule (East) end is being lowered onto the trucks.
 
Getting ready to move the West end of the car.
 
The West end of the car is being lifted up to be placed on its trucks.
 
The interior of the car with the seats removed -- almost ready to start the layout!
 
The car in place on the Fairgrounds.

Thanks to founding and former members Larry Trumbull (pixs 1, 2 and 5) and
Bill Shiverdecker (pixs 3, 4 and 6-10) for sharing their memorabilia.

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