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Our General Meetings are typically held on the 2nd Saturday of the Month at 7:30pm at the National City Depot. Visitors welcome!

Join us at 5:30 for an optional no-host dinner at The Barbecue Pit Restaurant - 920 E. Plaza Blvd, National City about 1 block east of Highland Ave. and Plaza Blvd.

Plan to arrive at 7pm to see the Gift Shop, chat, and buy raffle tickets. The raffle starts at 7:15. General Meetings are open and free to the public.

Board Meetings are normally the 2nd Monday of the month at the National City Depot - 7pm. Meetings are open to the public.

  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Spreckels & The Impossible Railroad - July 17 to November 1, 2015
  • In an exhibition that will help celebrate the Centennial of Balboa Park's 1915 Panama-California Exposition, artists Suzanne Hellmuth and Jock Reynolds will take as their point of departure MCASD Downtown's Jacobs Building. Once the baggage terminal of the historic Santa Fe Depot, the westernmost stop on the San Diego & Arizona railroad, the building was constructed under the ownership of John D. Spreckels. Hellmuth and Reynolds are creating a layered, multi-media installation employing working model trains, projected historic photographs, and an abundance of vintage luggage. The exhibition will evoke both the construction and many challenges that beset what became known as the "Impossible Railroad." The artists will explore how John D. Spreckels, San Diego's great pioneering business leader and benefactor, pressed on against every imaginable setback to fully complete America's southern transcontinental railroad route.

    MCASD Downtown > Jacobs and Copley Buildings & 1001 Kettner
    1100 & 1001 Kettner Boulevard
    (between Broadway and B Street) San Diego, CA 92101 - 858 454 3541

    11 AM - 5 PM daily. Closed Wednesday.The Museum is free on the third Thursday of every month from 5-7 PM.

    For more details, visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego at http://mcasd.org/exhibitions/john-d-spreckels-and-impossible-railroad


  • General Meeting - September 12, 2015
  • 7:00 PM: Depot Opens
    7:15 PM: Raffle Begins
    7:30 PM: Meeting Begins

    Program:
    Istanbul is the subject of John DeLalla's presentation. In addition to the popular tourist sites, photos and short videos of Istanbul's "nostalgic" and modern trams and Metro are included, as well photos from the Rahmi M Koç Museum. The Koç Museum focuses on early transportation in Turkey.


  • Board of Directors Meeting - September 14, 2015
  • 7:00pm at the National City Depot


  • Board of Directors Meeting - October 12, 2015
  • 7:00pm at the National City Depot