UPCOMING EVENTS


   

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.    

Update

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)

ART DISPLAY

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

- bocci

- 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

Displays

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!


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