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Special Announcement!!
At the Costa Mesa City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, the OCME Land Use Agreement for Fairview Park passed uncontested
(5-0 vote) on the consent calendar. This means that the agreement,
as proposed by the Parks & Recreation Commission,
of 20 years plus two five year extensions,
that are not subject to City Council approval,
effectively gives OCME 30 years
of continued operations at Fairview Park.
Next Free Public Ride Days -
Scarecrow & Pumpkin Festival

October 15th and 16th ~ 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Special Activities Include
• Costa Mesa Fire Department
• Costa Mesa Police Department
• Costa Mesa Fairview Park Ranger
• Crafts for Kids - Carolyn
• Face Painting
• Them Bones, Them Bones - Wanda the Witch (Cathy)
• Ping Pong Sport for All - Luis
• Antique Fire Trucks
• Model Rocket Build & Fly
• Short Wave Radio Operations
• Lots of Scarecrow & Contest - OC Stewards
• Nature Activities - Fairview Park Alliance
For Children to ride the trains, they must be able to walk
and be at least 31" tall.

A Really BIG Locomotive and Train Equipment Auction
will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Fall Meet
Phone-In Bidding Will Be Allowed Under the Following Conditions:
1. The Phone-In Bidder MUST have a Person
Present to do the Actual Bidding.
2. If the Phone-In Bidder buys the item,
He/She must Verify to the Auctioneer
on the phone that the sale is final and Agree to
Pay OCME the auction sale price within 10 days.
3. After Payment is Received by OCME, the purchased
items will be available for pick-up at the Club.
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Heads Up!!
The 2018 Fall Meet will take Place Sep 28th - 30th

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We have recently had a break-in on the Hornsveld Bridge when
the gates were locked causing damage to the approach fencing.
In order to eliminate further damage and potential injury.
Official City of Costa Mesa "No Trespassing" signs have
been installed with the CMPD Penal Code on them
so violators can be sited by the Park Ranger.


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Orange County Model Engineers Inc. is a non-profit club that
operates a 7 1/2" gauge railroad over a 5 mile layout of
track at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa, CA.