Timetable of Events
Compiled by Ed Post

 

Saturday, September 20
AAPRCO Convention Train
Binghamton to Syracuse

Saturday, September 20
NYO&W Chocolate Train Festival
Hamilton

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

Sat & Sun, Sept 27-28, 10-4
Finger Lakes Live Steamers
Open House
Clyde

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7 PM
CNY Chapter BOD Meeting
Martisco Library

Saturday, October 4, 12-4
ESPA Meeting
Backstage Pub, Schenectady
Contact bbecker@esparail to register

Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 PM
CNY Chapter Member Meeting
Art & Home Center
NY State Fair

Sat & Sun, Nov. 1 (10 to 5) & Nov. 2 (10 to 4)
The Great New York State Model Train Fair
NY State Fair Exhibit Center

Next Meeting: Sept. 24
"Roads, Rivers, & Rails"

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.

 

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.

 

Mark Your Calendar: 40th Great NYS Model Train Fair
Nov. 1 & 2, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary Model Train Fair. Join us for a special banquet with guest speaker Richard Foster, senior vice president of MTH Electric Trains. Details by clicking "Model RR" above.

 

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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