From: Glenn Migneault,E&N Division,CRHA.
E&N Days: E&N days will be held on August 15 & 16th.
August 16th will be the main E&N Day event,with a parade of trains including Alberni Pacific Railway #7 Baldwin 2-8-2-ST,A.P.R. # RS3 8427, E&N Railfreight GP38 3004,CPR Display Cars,CP Police,Maint. of Way equipment,E&N Div,CRHA Caboose 76695,and other railway equipment,speeders,clowns, and of course a Birthday Cake on Sunday.
The steam train will operate both days on yard trackage of Alberni Specialties Paper Mill( a 3 mile roundtrip). Cost: adults: $3.00 children:$2.00 First trip leaves at 11:00 hrs.
Note:If the A.P.R. #7 steam locomotive cannot run the RS3#8427 will be used.
The #7 will not be running as is still under repair
Revelstoke Railway Days August 28, 29, 30, 1998
Friday, August 28, 1998
REGISTRATION AND SOCIAL
at the Revelstoke Railway Museum 5pm - 9pm
Saturday, August 29, 1998
MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBIT (Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, and Golden)
TRADE SHOW AND SWAP
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION(Several Categories to enter)
at the Revelstoke Community Center 10am - 4pm
---------GUIDED PHOTOGRAPHY OPPORTUNITIES----------
Mount MacDonald Tunnel, Laurie Tunnels, Summit Lake Tunnels, Stoney Creek Bridge, Cascade Creek Bridge, and other interesting sites.
C.P. Rail will have a display of cars, new engines, and track maintenance equipment at the station.
RAILWAY MUSEUM - guided tours throughout the weekend
SLIDE SHOW PRESENTATIONS@8 pm at theCommunityCenter.
Featuring Robert Turner, Moe Morrison, John Garden, Phil Mason, Jim Johnson, Brian Echlepp,and others.
Sunday, August 30, 1998
FAMILY PICNIC - sponsored by C.P. Rail, U.T.U. and B.L.E.
- at Queen Elizabeth Park 11am - 3pm
- free Hot Dog and Pop
- Little Puffer Train for Kids
Opportunity to meet real railroaders and their families.
For all Railway Days Registrants and their families.
All weekend there will be evening entertainment in Grizzly Plaza.
There is lots to see and do in Revelstoke for the families of our Railfan guests as well. for more info phone 1 800 487 1493 or fax at (250)837-4223
or write Revelstoke enterprice Centre
PO Box 239 Revelstoke British ColumbiaCanadaVOE-25O www.railwaymuseum.com
Kamloops Railway Days Sat. Sept. 19, 1998 Sponsored by the 2141 Steam Locomotive Restoration Society
Static locomotive and rolling stock displays from CN Rail, Canadian Pacific Railway, Rocky Mountaineer Railtours, BC Rail, and perhaps VIA.
Informational display booths from groups such as: Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Revelstoke Railway Museum, West Coast Railway Association and others.
Model Swap & Shop
Sales booths set-up to offer you the best in modelling materials and collectables. Tables to be set-up inside the Riverside Coliseum (second floor) - adjacent to static display area.
Hand Cart Races
You and a friend can challenge other teams or race to the beat challenging times on a fixed distance railway hand cart racecourse.
Enter soon, as space is sure to run out quickly. Win A Weekend For 2 to Victoria & a Trip on the E & N with VIA!! Purchase a raffle ticket ($2 each or 3 for $5) for a chance to win one of the following prizes:
1st Prize: A Weekend for 2 in Victoria, BC. Includes 2 nights at the Victoria Travellodge, Victoria "Attractions", Day Trip on VIA to Courtnay, and BC Ferry Return Tickets.!!
(Courtesy of Victoria Tourism Association)
2nd Prize: A Carved Wooden Steam Locomotive
3rd Prize: A White-Water Rafting Trip on the Beautiful Thompson River!