Author Archives: Tom Carter - Director/Webmaster

Pre-Work Job Briefing

One of the most important things a group of railroaders do before starting their work day is hold a “job briefing”.  What is a job briefing you ask?  A job briefing is defined as a short meeting between all members … Continue reading

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This is test #1 for connection to Facebook.  

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Guest blog

I just recieved a link and video to a wonderful blog post by Author Janet Dawson, who is writing a novel set on the “California Zephyr”.  In it, Ms. Dawson talks about a unique part of her research for her … Continue reading

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Yes, we’re people too…

As Directors and Officers, usually, the membership sees us doing various tasks around the museum, usually in work boots and overalls, getting dirty, or performing various administration tasks, attending meetings, etc.  Yep.  That’s our job, what we signed on to … Continue reading

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“Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated”

Actually, I hate to have to bring up the famous quote you’ve no doubt heard that Mark Twain made in 1897, however, for the same reason Mr. Twain made that statement, we at the Feather River Rail Society make the … Continue reading

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2012 FRRS Board Elections Invalidated

Monday, May 14th, 2012 Due to a procedural error with the recently mailed 2012 ballots, the Feather River Rail Society Board of Directors voted on May 12th to declare the ballot mailing invalid and perform a revised mailing. It was … Continue reading

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Work, work, work…

This past weekend was the first time I have had the chance to get up to the museum this year due to work, weather and family commitments. I was very pleasantly surprised to see a virtual army of “Willing People” … Continue reading

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Got trains??

Western Pacific Railroad Museum has been busy liquidating model trains from the gift shop, check out our Ebay auctions for great deals on O Scale three rail trains from the WP! Coming up in the next few weeks, tons and … Continue reading

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A friend passes

It is with much sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of “Hotbox”, beloved shopcat at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum last evening. Hotbox has been a pet to all of us at the museum, as well … Continue reading

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Western Pacific Railroad Museum Proudly presents The 2011 Santa Train    The Santa Train will be running on Saturday December 3rd & Saturday December 10th @ 5:00 pm. Complimentary drinks and cookies will be provided. Admission is $5.00 per car … Continue reading

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