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About zephyrus805

Director and Secretary for the FRRS. Manager of the Zephyr Project. Funding Chair for FRRS. Vice-President of Driven Innovation LRV, a professional design firm.

2018 Western Pacific Railroad Historical Convention

The Feather River Rail Society is pleased to announce the opening of pre-registration for the 2018 Western Pacific Railroad Historical Convention! This year marks the first time the convention will be held in Utah! April 19-22, 2018, we will be … Continue reading

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“Charles O. Sweetwood” nurse visits WP Museum

We had an extraordinary event on Saturday at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola. Julia Rigutto Pagan, one of the original nurses who worked the WP’s Korean War Blood Procurement Pullman Car the “Charles O. Sweetwood” was brought by … Continue reading

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2017 Western Pacific Convention update

Good evening everyone! Time is drawing near for the 2017 WP Convention in Reno, NV on May 4-7, 2017 at Harrah’s Reno. I am pleased to announce that we have filled out last presentation slot! A big thank you to … Continue reading

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Season Opening Work Session

Another season opening work session! We’re continuing our clean-up and work session to get ready for 2017. This weekend we’ll be working in and around the Diesel Shop.   For more information and to sign up, please visit:

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More Convention Shows and Events!

We are pleased to announce several more shows for the WP Convention happening May 4-7, 2017 at Harrah’s in Reno, Nevada: SHOWS: Orange and Silver Days Gone By – by Keith Ardinger WP’s Oroville Line Change – by Kerry Cochran … Continue reading

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Start of Season Work Session!

Hi everyone. We will be having a clean-up and redecoration weekend coming on March 25-26 at the museum. Primary focus will be getting the Museum Store cleared out, cleaned and then repainting the floor and touching up the walls. We … Continue reading

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2017 WP Convention Update

Update on WP Convention in Reno, May 4-7, 2017. We have several great presentations currently in the works. They will include: “The Feather River Lumber Company”  by Dan Elliott – Plumas County Museum “Indian Valley Railway”  by Eugene Vicknair “California … Continue reading

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