Timetable of Events
Compiled by Ed Post

 

Thurs. Aug. 21-Mon. Sept. 1
State Fair Exhibits
Historic & Model Train

Sat & Sun, Aug. 30 & 31
Railfest 2014
Steamtown, Scranton, PA

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7 PM
CNY Chapter BOD Meeting
Central Square Museum

Saturday, Sept. 13, Noon-5
Garden Railway Tour
Keith Kostoroski
209 Syracuse St.
Oswego (342-3409)

Saturday, Sept. 13, Noon-4
Garden Railway Tour
+ HO & N Scale
Jim Leach
10 Harris Street
Fulton (402-2399)

Saturday, September 20
AAPRCO Convention Train
Binghamton to Syracuse

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 PM
CNY Chapter Member Meeting
Art & Home Center
NY State Fair

Next: Aug. 21-Sept. 1
NYS Fair

Visit CNY NRHS venues at the historic train and on the second floor of the Art and Home Center. Better yet, offer to volunteer!

 

Fall Adirondack Excursions Scheduled
Travel with CNY NRHS on any one of five excursions to the Adirondacks. Click "EXCURSIONS" above to see descriptions and book reservations.

 

John Taibi Returns as September Speaker
Author John Taibi returns to share his latest work at our general membership meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 PM. John will speak about "Roads, Rivers, & Rails -- Volume 2," his latest book about the Delaware & Hudson Railroad.

 

Two Topics for October Program:
The NYO&W and Coal in the Powder River Basin
Norm Barrett of Dickson City, PA, near Scranton, will present a two-part program, "The O&W, Life after Death" followed by "COAL, The Powder River Basin, at the October 15 meeting.

Barrett was born in Scranton and lived in the area for his entire life surrounded by the O&W and D&H tracks passing near his home. He was hired by the D&H in 1979 and worked his way up to engineer. Norm was Road Foreman of Engines and Trainmaster when he retired in 2010 after 31 years of service. He currently volunteers in train service at the Steamtown National Historic Site.

 

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