Nevada Northern Railway
National Historic Landmark      Ely, NV
Iron Horse Symposium - Zoom Conference

Iron Horse Symposium - Zoom Conference
Last Day To Register
10/2/2022 10:00 AM
1100 Avenue A
Ely, NV 89301, US
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Iron Horse Symposium - 35 Years and Still Steam'n  – Zoom Conference

Nevada Northern Railway's Iron Horse Symposium continues a longstanding historical tradition of a Fall gathering of railfans from all over the country. For those of you who can’t attend the symposium in person, we are now offering the symposium online as a Zoom conference.

Registering for the Zoom conference will allow you to attend the following programs:

October 1, 2022

8:00 am: Conference Welcome, Speakers: Mark S Bassett, President, NN Ry and Con Trumbull, Archivist, NN Ry

8:30-9:30 am: Presentation: 35 Years and Counting, Synopsis: An overview of operating a steam railroad in the high desert 240 miles from the nearest city. Speaker: Mark S Bassett, President, NN Ry

9:45-10:45 am: Presentation: I Think, I Can, Save a Railroad, Synopsis: An overview of how the Nevada Northern Railway was saved. Speaker: David Tilford, founding board member of the Museum.

11:00 am – Noon: Presentation: Rediscovering and Archiving the History of the Nevada Northern Railway, Synopsis: The Nevada Northern Railway kept an incredible collection of documents, blueprints and correspondence some of which has not been seen for over a century. Speaker: Con Trumbull, Archivist, NN Ry

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Presentation: Photographing the Nevada Northern Railway. Synopsis: Steve Crise present his incredible images of the Nevada Northern Railway that he has taken. Speaker: Steve Crise

2:45 pm - 3:45pm: Presentation: We’ll Be Done The Day After Tomorrow. Synopsis: Recollections and then panel discussion by volunteers. Moderator: Con Trumbull, Speakers: Ron, Kelvin, Bill M, Will and Terry.

October 2, 2022

8:30 am - 9:15 am: Presentation: What about the Next 35 Years? Synopsis: What are the Foundation’s goals for the future? Speakers:, Mark Bassett, President and Foundation Directors

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Presentation: Wrap-Up, Thank You and Safety Briefing for the afternoon’s photo opportunities. Speakers: Mark S Bassett, President, NN Ry and Con Trumbull, Archivist, NN Ry

Conference Fee:  Members $76.50, Non-Members $90; Capacity 95

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