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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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2017 Historic Convention opens registration

The 2017 Western Pacific Railroad Historic Convention will be held in Reno, Nevada, over May 4-7, 2017 at Harrah’s Reno. We have some great presentations lined up as well as some special events, including a Western Pacific Night at the … Continue reading

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Winter at the WPRM

The week of January 9th saw a large amount of weather activity in the Sierra Nevada mountains, with flooding issues in many places, such as Reno, and through the Feather River Canyon. Luckily the museum was spared any major flooding … Continue reading

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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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