Monthly Archives: August 2012

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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Portola Railroad Days Wrap-Up

. . .how can we even begin, as we wrap up a weekend like this? Well, let’s start with a general observation. It is estimated that the crowd drawn to Portola Railroad Days was significantly less than last year. But, … Continue reading

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Around the Museum, 8/14/12

Isn’t it time for an update? Portola Railroad Days is this weekend, Friday, August 17 through Sunday, August 19. Admission to the museum will be free during this event! We will be running trains all three days, and tickets must … Continue reading

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Around the Museum, 8/2/2012

It’s been a while. . .too long. . .since there’s been an update of goings-on at the museum. So finally, here’s one to try and catch up on museum happenin’s. As last reported, there was a good turnout of volunteers … 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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