June 2018 Sierra Narrow Gauge Conference
Our 2nd Sierra Narrow Gauge Conference
June 7-11, 2018
Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum
Nevada City Ca.
Hosted by the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum
and co-hosted by the
Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society Inc.
It's time to sign up for our 4 day conference to explore the Narrow Gauge lines that once roamed the high ranges and lower foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains through presentations by some of the most noted historians on this topic as well as hands on narrow gauge equipment.
We will have steam, 2 rail cars, and a West Side Plymouth activity, rides, and switching in the yard and you will even get an opportunity to ride in one of 3 restored West Side Caboose's.
Presentations will cover the locations, equipment, history, and people that kept it all on track and will be held in the NCNGRR Restoration Shop.
Just a few of the presentations topics:
Several on the West Side Lumber
Several on the Lake Tahoe Railroads
Several on the Nevada County Narrow Gauge
Logging Trestle Construction
Verdi Lumber Company
Sierra Valleys Railway
Modeling Narrow Gauge and much more........
Bring your models to share.
Friday, June 8th, will be West Side Lumber Co. day with railroad activity and all West Side presentations and our West Side Tri Tip & Chicken restoration BBQ on the museum grounds.
Limited to 130 people. During our last SNG Conference in 2013 we had 142 attendees so register early.
You may obtain a conference registration form from spnghs.org, or www.ncngrrmuseum.org or www.pacificng.org
Also check out the museum and it's long list of equipment at www.ncngrrmuseum.org
Check out the registration form for accommodations that have been blocked at a discounted rate for attendees.
All proceed from the conference goes towards research and restoration of narrow gauge equipment.
For more information please contact Dennis Burke at spngoffice@... or 707-262-1824.