The News page brings you the latest info on the goings on here at our Miller Avenue museum. We’re here for you every second and fourth Sundays of fall, winter and spring. But we’re here working together every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning throughout the year. We have a board of directors. We hold board meetings and general meetings each month. We’re busy! And here we’ll let you know what we’re up to. Stay tuned.
Granddaughter’s GPD Logo
Posted Feb 21, 2020
My granddaughter saw my efforts to play with a new logo for the museum. (It’s a hobby/habit of mine, drawing—trying to draw—logos.) Anyway, she asked to draw one. You see hers above.
Steam Engine Pulling Ride-On
Posted Feb 09, 2020
Little Steamer video
The engine pulling the 7 1/2” gauge ride-on train is a real steam locomotive. Hearing that whistle and smelling that coal smoke mean you’re enjoying a little bit of true American transportation history. But be safe! Stay …
Portable layout nearly completed
Posted Jan 30, 2020
Work on the portable layout continues. Inspired by lessons learned at last year’s Tucson Festival of Books, this layout fits nicely into the 10×10 standard booth and offers tracks for two trains to pass back and forth for visitors’ enjoyment.
February Open Houses
Posted Jan 28, 2020
Open houses in February are the 9th and 23rd—always the second and fourth Sunday’s of the month. We have just two exceptions to that: we have open houses every Sunday in December up until the Sunday just before Christmas, and …
2020 Board of Directors Offices Announced
Posted Dec 19, 2019
Members serving on the Board of Directors have their offices for the new year:
Bill Nunn – President
Jeff Swanson – 1st VP
Ralph Kessler – 2nd VP
Bob Swanson – Treasurer
Doug Potter – Secretary
Ron Duplanty – Facilities …
New Portable Layout Moving Forward
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Meanwhile, we’re moving forward with our portable O scale layout (Portable layout 111319) designed specifically for the 10×10 canopies common to events like the Tucson Festival of Books.