Schedule & Activities

Pre-Convention Activity – Thursday, September 19

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meadow Valley Wash Excursion*

Judith Schill

TBA

Convention – Friday, September 20

8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Registration

East Ely Depot

8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

Coffee Bar/Continental Breakfast

Freight House

9:00 a.m - 9:50 a.m.

San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake Railroad

Judith Schill

Freight House

10:00 a.m - 10:50 a.m.

A Day in the Life of the Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Co.

Gene Rogers

Freight House

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

21st Century Intern on a 19th Century Railroad

Anthony DeBellis

Freight House

noon - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch*

Freight House

1:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

NN Ry Rotary Snowplow Train Presentation

Mark Bassett

Freight House

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Railroad That Never Was

Jim Blaylock

Freight House

4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Break

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Excursion Trip with No Host Cocktails

Keystone Route

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

BBQ in Plaza*

Plaza

Convention – Saturday, September 21

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Registration

East Ely Depot

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Coffee Bar/Continental Breakfast

Freight House

8:30 a.m - 9:20 a.m.

Restoring Items on Television - the Back Story

Mark Bassett

Freight House

9:30 a.m - 10:20 a.m.

Railway Patents that Work and Didn't Quite Work

Kurt Dietrich

Freight House

10:30 a.m - 11:20am

Early Passenger Cars and Cabooses of the Central Pacific

Kyle Wyatt

Freight House

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch*

Freight House

1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Last Days of Steam on the Nevada Northern Railway

Steve Swanson

Freight House

2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Recreating the Art Behind the E & P Coach Elsa

Loren Jahns

Freight House

3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Mason Clark - 21st Century Railroad Handcar Builder

Mark Bassett

Freight House

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Velocipede & Speeder Rides

N. N. Ry. Staff

East Ely Yard

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 pm

No Host Cocktails*

Freight House

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Banquet & Auction*

Dan Markoff

Freight House

Post-Convention Activities – Sunday, September 22

8:00 a.m.- 10:30am

Steptoe Valley Flyer*

Railroad Line

11;00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Steam Locomotive Experience - Your Hand on the Throttle*

East Ely Yard

* Not covered in the registration fee. Additional fees apply

Lodging

Blocks of rooms with special rates are available at the following hotels and motels in the area. To take advantage of these rates, please inform the reservations clerk at the time you reserve the room that you are coming for the Nevada Railway Symposium.

Remember you must mention the Symposium when booking