Author Archives: Tom Carter - Director/Webmaster

2015 Election Completed

DONE. A simple 4 letter word sent over crude telegraph wires marked the end of a colossal feat; the completion of a railroad that would unite the country with a ribbon of steel rails on May 10, 1869. Done is a … Continue reading

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The Feather River Rail Society is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership with the City of Portola to bring visitors to town and to the museum. Look for our new full page color ad in “Deals & Wheels” magazine, … Continue reading

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Current Progress for Winter 2014-2015

Currently, the museum is closed to the General Public, however, that doesn’t mean the lights have been off and the gate locked, on the contrary, there are many MANY good things happening to further the preservation and presentation of the … Continue reading

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2014 Western Pacific Historical Convention Schedule now available

The 2014 Convention Schedule is now available for download: Download HERE We look forward to seeing you at the convention!

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Raffle Winners have been chosen!

Congratulations to  our Grand Prize Winner, Vicky Proud of Vallejo, California, who has won tickets for two on the Feather River Express!  Vicky and her guest will ride in style aboard luxurious private rail cars from Emeryvile, California, to Sacramento, where the … Continue reading

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Press Release – FRRS secures grant from Union Pacific Foundation

MAY 21, 2014   PORTOLA, CALIFORNIA   Feather River Rail Society Western Pacific Railroad Museum at Portola 700 Western Pacific Way P.O. Box 608 Portola, CA 66122 530- 832-4131 Web site http://www.WPLives.org   PORTOLA’S RAIL MUSEUM WINS 2014 UNION PACIFIC … Continue reading

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2014 Feather River Rail Society Board of Directors Election Results

Election Committee for 2014: Matt Shuman (chairman) Ron Huey Tellers for 2014: Courtney Rulley Michael Scholz Craig Simmons Steven Cope Total ballots cast: 343 Total ruled invalid due to procedural errors: 2 Total valid ballots: 341 Board Candidates: (I = … Continue reading

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