The final day for pre-registration for the 2015 Western Pacific Railroad Historic Convention in Elko, Nevada is tomorrow, April 18.
This is also the last day to register for the Saturday night banquet and the special Nevada Northern charter excursion and tour.
The convention will be held April 24-25, 2015, at the Red Lion Inn in Elko. The Nevada Northern event is Sunday, April 26.
Convention goers also get a special discount admission to the Northeastern Nevada Museum in Elko, and a chance to sign up for small group tours of the UP Elko Yard.
Presentations at this year’s convention include histories of the Nevada Northern and the McCloud River and the relationship those roads had with the Western Pacific, a look at the history and modelling of WP’s SW1500s, details of the WP’s construction in the Flowery Lakes area of Nevada, remembering the end of Sacramento Northern’s electric operations, a look at the Deep Creek Railroad, a clinic on model weathering and films from the Virgil Staff collection, as well as personal histories from former WP employees.
Please join us for a great time in Elko!
Discount rooms are still available at the Red Lion for convention attendees. Discount room rates also end tomorrow.
To register on line, go to http://convention.wplives.org
2015 WP Convention Chair