Tulsa Garden Railroad Club

Tulsa OK, USA

Jenks Herb Festival 2015

We returned to the Jenks Herb Festival this year and had a very nice time.

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We returned to the Jenks Herb Festival this year and had a very nice time.

Some of the herb booths.

Bob unloading the trailer.

Gary couples up his passenger train.

Assembling the yard modules.

Putting together the lift bridge.

Bob showing Harry how it goes.

Checking alignments.

Putting in the key module.

Rob and the Sponsor cars.

Gary setting up his brewery.

Bob is having too much fun. Must be up to something.

Overall shot of the space.

Out among the booths.

I was glad for the Boy Scouts selling root beer. It was a warm day.

The photographer poses for a photo.

We have some buildings for corporate sponsors.

Of course there's an oil facillity in Oklahoma.

Looking down the front straight.

A sponsor car.

I think the cow got out.

The key module.

Downtown Module Oklahoma

Backwoods Oklahoma

Stop on Route 66

A school day.

Waiting for the train.

A local stop.

Setting up the passenger train.

A busy switch yard.

Sponsor cars.

Fairy garden booth is popular with Garden Railroaders.

Some likely plants for garden railroads.

There were quite a few people enjoying the festival.

More than a few enjoying the trains.

Thomas makes an appearance with Annie and Clarabel.

Bob, the top book seller, shows how it's done.

Little boy loves the mini mods.

Older kids enjoy the modules.

Keeping an eye on things. Trains can be rather mischievous.

Croud interaction is what it's about.

And of course, the children.

Tom explains something to the kids.

People examine the yard.

Club Info

The Tulsa Garden Railroad Club was founded in January 1997. Its purpose is to encourage and broaden the knowledge of large scale garden railroad activities. It is open to anyone interested in large-scale outdoor or indoor model railroading.

Membership is $25/year for an individual, $30 for a family. A corporate membership is $250. An associate membership is $15 for distant members too far for regular activities.


•President: David Kessler
•Vice President: Bob Buttram
•Secretary: Tom Ruby
•Treasurer: Elly Guess


Activities include a monthly meeting held at the Airport Free Will Baptist Church. These meetings feature a presentation, a short business meeting and refreshments.

We have 3 different layouts we set up at events in the area. A floor layout which can be large or small, the Mini Modules, and the Large Modular Layout which adapts to the space available.

Corporate Sponsors

• Catalina Cove Developement - Skiatook Lake

• Chew Chew Express

Reindeer Pass

• State Farm - Beverly Taylor, Skiatook

Waste Research