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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.

FRRS Sponsors!

The Feather River Rail Society has started a corporate sponsorship program and we have our first two sponsors! Huge thank you to Portola Village Pharmacy for signing on as our first sponsor under this program.  They have joined as a … Continue reading

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WP 917-D Start-up

Western Pacific F7A 917-D has been receiving a lot of work recently, including mechanical repair and body prep.  She was recently fired up after being down for service over the winter. Being over 60 years old, this long-serving freight locomotive … Continue reading

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2016 WP – PCR / NMRA Convention Report

Over 190 visitors attended the joint NMRA – PCR / FRRS – WP 2016 Convention in Modesto. Many expressed that they enjoyed the varied format and presentations and felt it was a very smoothly run convention. Presentations included the debut … Continue reading

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Early Bird Convention Registration Ends Today!

“Taking It to the Streets” Western Pacific / Pacific Coast Region Joint Convention April 20 – 24, 2016, Wednesday through Sunday – Modesto, California Early Bird Registration ends today! Discount hotel rooms are now available! This year the FRRS is … Continue reading

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Western Pacific 2016 Convention!

“Taking It to the Streets” Western Pacific / Pacific Coast Region Joint Convention April 20 – 24, 2016, Wednesday through Sunday – Modesto, California Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN! Discount rooms are now available!   This year the FRRS … Continue reading

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Santa Trains postscript

Four words:  Best.  Santa Trains.  Ever. Our team at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum has been working to grow and improve this event, and this effort was most certainly evident this year.  We broke records across the board, from attendance … Continue reading

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Santa Trains in Portola!

The 2015 Santa Trains are fast approaching!  We are running three Saturdays this year: December 5, 12 and 19. Gates open at 3 PM and trains start running at 5 PM. There is no cost for a ticket.  Admission is … Continue reading

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