Picture say it better than words.
This engine was blowing smoke as it chugged along. Its caretaker complained that it used too much smoke-liquid...
A busy switching yard
This little loop was the smallest train at the show. The houses look like Monopoly pieces. The train rails were about 1/8" apart, and the train actually went around the track. A model train layout within a model train layout!
Notice the detail on the side of this old covered bridge and the moss growing on the roof
We think that most of the scenes represented real places and buildings
This one didn't: a cow being abducted by aliens!
Some of the setups were very complex. This is a small part of one that included Hobos cooking around a burning fire (one LED) and a police car checking out an accident scene.
Model RVs on a model train. They look like gasser Class A's.
We weren't there for very long, but it was a nice outing for a rainy day.
The new 49er stadium is being built just across from the convention center. Craig couldn't resist taking a few shots of it.
The 49ers will play their 2014 home games in Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
The 49ers and Santa Clara want it to be the most energy-efficient sports complex in the world.
The area of these solar panels may be comparable to the area of the football field behind it!