SUNDAY, September 27th, 2020 - 7:00PM CT
Virtual Tour of the Lumberjack Steam Train in Laona, WI
Kandace & Robert Tabern with the Midwest Rail Rangers will take you along for a round-trip ride on the steam train at Laona, Wisconsin (located on U.S. Highway 8 northwest of Green Bay). Ride the Lumberjack Special Steam Train and enjoy unique mix of history, steam railroading, logging and ecology. We will also get a behind-the-scenes look at how the steam engine works with a tour of the cab from Engineer Pete and Fireman Davey.
To access this virtual program, click on this link.
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Changes have occurred at the former Midwest High Speed Rail Association. It now is the High Speed Rail Alliance, with the website being https://www.hsrail.org. The snail mail address is 4765 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60625; the phone number (773) 334-6758. There’s a petition available on the website seeking signatures to send to Congress to support high speed rail service in America.
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Due to rising costs of running the club and publishing The Fast Mail, the membership dues were increased effective January 1, 2020 from $40 to $50. The last increase was 13 years ago, January 2007.
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