You have reached the home page of the Ridge Live Steamers, Inc. This website is provided for the benefit of our members, model railroad and live steam enthusiasts. RLS Corporate property is private and visits are by invitation only. Fellow live steamers and those truly interested in the live steam and model railroading hobby are welcome. RLS is a non-profit organization and will work with other non-profit organizations dedicated to further the awareness of our railroad heritage.

RLS is a 7½" gauge railroad that currently has 7,500 feet of mainline with an additional 7,300 feet in sidings and yards. We also have a 180 foot, 3 track loop of elevated Gauge 1 and G-Gauge. Stationary and steam traction engines are also welcome.

Please use the contact information provided on this website if you wish to schedule a visit to Ridge Lines Railroad.

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2015 Spring Meet

RLS would like to thank all of our guests and volunteers for making this year's Spring Meet another fun and successful event.

For pictures from the meet, click here.

2015 Elections

The 2015 elections have been held and the results are in. Please welcome and support our new officers and directors; President: Rollin Patrick, Vice-President: Tim Meyer, Director: Rich Dobler and Director: Bob Moutray. We would also like to take this time to thank our past president Bruce Rauch and the other officer and directors whose terms ended this year. Thank you!!

For the complete list of current officers and directors, click here.

2015 Winter Meet

The RLS portion of this year's FLS Winter Meet has come to a close but the memories will last a while longer. We've enjoyed great weather in recent years so this was our year to deal with overcast skies throughout the meet and rain on Saturday. Even with the less than ideal weather at times there was still a ton of activity everywhere you looked and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. The food truck that we usually use was sold last year so this year was the first time in many years that we didn't have the familiar big red truck available for lunch. After several unsuccessful attempts to find a replacement, several folks volunteered to cook and serve hot dogs, hamburgers and pulled pork. A big thank you to all those who volunteered to serve the hungry crowd a delicious lunch each day. The pot-luck dinner on Friday saw a very full pavilion with a variety of tasty foods and desserts. RLS would like to thank all of our guests and volunteers for making this year's Winter Meet another fun and successful event.

For pictures from the meet, click here.

Activities Around the Track

There are a few construction activies around the track these days. The new town of Wixson is springing up at Bowen Branch, new industries on Hay's Hill and a new steaming bay ramp at Forte - Rauch Terminal. For a few pictures, click here.

2015 January Card Order Photos

RLS hosted two card order events in January. For photos from the events use one of the links below or visit the Pictures page.

For January 3rd pictures, click here.
For January 17th pictures, click here.

Did you miss the last newsletter?

If you missed the last newsletter, it's okay, you won't be left out. You can still catch up on the latest news by reading the newsletter online. RLS is happy to announce that a newsletter section has been added to the site. To read previous issues of the newsletter, click here.

Next Run Day
April 25, 2015

2015 Fall Meet
October 23 - October 25, 2015

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