Author Archives: frrsmatt

Around the Museum, 8/17/15

Greetings, everyone.  Matt Parker here again with a report on activities around our museum. It was another great day in Portola, in terms of weather as well as volunteer and visitor activity.   I began the day by driving over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Around The Museum, 8/12/15

Hello Everyone! Matt Parker here, with an update on goings-on around the museum today. Today was my first opportunity to visit the museum this summer. Disappointing that so much of our busy season has passed, but with other matters settled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Around the Museum, 9/2/2012

Hi Everyone! Yes, we’re way overdue for an update, but here’s one for you. After Railroad Days things began to slow down here at the museum. Summer is coming to a close, schools are going back into session, and so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

Around the Museum, 7/19/12

The remnants of Tropical Storm Fabio arrived last night, bringing some clouds and sprinkles through the day. Not enough, however, to dampen spirits here at the museum. A good number of happy visitors and a great crowd of volunteers turning … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized