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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.

Some quick photos from the 2015 Convention

Here are a few photos I quickly grabbed with my camera phone.  I have more with my big camera that I will post later. -Eugene The Red Lion folks were great.  We were all really surprised when we saw the … Continue reading

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2015 Western Pacific Convention reported in Elko newspaper and news website

Our convention made the front page of the Elko Daily Free Press today and was also featured on their website: http://elkodaily.com/news/railroad-history-western-pacific-group-convenes-in-elko/article_9d17f6f0-1642-5780-987a-798e89c80d6e.html The reaction from the attendees so far has been overwhelmingly positive.  Everyone seemed to have a great time and … Continue reading

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2015 Western Pacific Convention pre-registration ending

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 … Continue reading

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2015 Western Pacific Convention update

Here is the preliminary clinic / presentation schedule for the 2015 Convention in Elko, April 24-26, 2015 2015 WP Historic Convention Clinic and Event List date time presenter title topic Friday 10:00 AM Registration / Info Table / Vendor Room … Continue reading

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2015 Western Pacific Historic Convention update

The Convention in Elko, NV is coming up April 24-26, 2015 We have extended the pre-registration deadline for the convention, and the deadline for the banquet and the Nevada Northern extra fare trip. The new deadline is Saturday, April 18, … Continue reading

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New Addition to WP Convention events

It looks like we may have the opportunity to have small groups receive a guided tour of the Elko Yard and get history on the line change around Elko. We are still finalizing details, but if you are interested and … Continue reading

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More Convention Information!

And now some updates on the 2015 Convention in Elko, NV. Our guest speaker will be Mike Kessler, retired WP engineer.  Mr. Kessler grew up in Carlin, NV and hired out in Stockton in 1972.  He spent a lot of … Continue reading

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