San Diego Electric Railway Assn., Inc is a 501.c.3 Non-profit Corporation
DBA: San Diego Electric Railway (SDERy) and The National City Depot
922 West 23rd St, National City, CA 91950
The Depot is located at the corner of Bay Marina Drive and Marina Way in National City. Take Interstate 5 about 10 miles south of downtown San Diego, exit at Bay Marina Drive and go west 1 block and turn right on Cleveland Ave. Turn left one block later onto West 23rd St. The Depot is straight in at the end of the street. Get Directions from Mapquest!
From the San Diego Trolley, take the Blue Line to National City / 24th St Station. The Depot is about 4 blocks west of the station. Call the Depot and we may be able to pick you up (depending on staffing and number of visitors).
The Depot is open Saturdays and Sundays and Holidays (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) 10 am - 5 pm and by appointment.
Depot Phone: (619) 474-4400
SDERA Board of Directors - 2015
- Mike Reading, President -
- Tom Carnes, Vice President -
- David R. Slater, Past President -
- Jody Surowiec, Secretary / Membership Chairperson -
- Jeff Trimble, Treasurer -
- Richard Finch, Director-at-Large -
- Jason Ballard, Director-at-Large
- Jim Anderson, Director-at-Large
- Mitch Beauchamp, Director-at-Large -
- Mike Reneau, Director-at-Large
Questions / Comments / Submittals, contact Chris Higgins - - (858) 521-0895
For Submittals, contact our Newsletter Editor Richard Finch - . Our issues are typically every two months - Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, and Dec.
Docents / Membeship
Contact John DeLalla, Docent & Membeship Coordinator - - (858) 847-3138
SDERA maintains a library that is not publicly accessible. We are working to catalog our collection and make items available for research purposes upon request.
Contact Tom Sapien, Librarian -
Three-Rail Layout Activities
We maintain an O-scale layout with 3 main lines in what used to be the ticket office of the Depot.
Contact Eddie McCann
Bookstore / Gift Shop
Contact Jim Anderson, Bookstore Manager - 619-474-4400