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SPng Historical Society 2012 annual conference

Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:08 am
by Brian Norden
The Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society will hold its 2012 annual conference June 21-24. For the first time the annual conference is being held west of the Sierras. It will be based at the SPCRR at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Newark, California.

More information can be found at the Society's website. Go to the "Activities" page and there is a link to a PDF with further information.

Plans are in hand for presentations not only about the Owens Valley operation , but also various SP related narrow gauge operations in California.

Arrangements have been made for a steam train ride and shop tour at Roaring Camp on the Saturday as well as a visit to Jim Vail's model railroad also on the Saturday.

To end the conference on Sunday there is a train ride on the Niles Canyon Railroad of PLA. Included in the train will be Yosemite Valley #330. And STEAM will pull the train!!

COME ONE, COME ALL!

Re: SPng Historical Society 2012 annual conference

Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:25 pm
by Brian Norden
The SPngHS has added an additional PDF file link to it's "activities" page. This file has a more detail listing of the proposed sessions and activities.

Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society
The activities page:
SPngHS Activities Page