VIRGINIA & TRUCKEE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Conference Program

All Events in the PiƱon Room of the Gold Dust West  Hotel & Casino except where specified

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m. - V&T Modeler's Workshop

Moderator:

Dave Connery

Modeling Structures from the V&T Telegraph

Dave Connery

Modeling Virginia City in HO Scale

Mike Lane

Modifying Shapeway V&T Ore Cars

Heather Clark

V&T Stewart Passenger Shelter

Dave Arendes

In Conclusion

Mike Collins

Auction Item Drop Off 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - Day One Sessions 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

 

Opening Remarks

    Mike Collins, Society President

    John Duffy, Conference M. C.

 

9:15

Branch Line to Silver City

   Charlie Siebenthal

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30

The V&TRR: Its Lawyers and Legal Issues

   Brian Hutchins, Esq.

11:30

The C&C's Dayton Depot: Update

   Dr. Linda Clements, Historical Society of Dayton Valley

noon-1:30 p.m.

Lunch Break on your own

1:30

Northern Nevada Transit: Reno and Nevada Interurbans

   Adam Michalski, NSRM Curator of Education

2:15-2:45

Break

2:45

Photography of Dr. Stanley G. Palmer

   Robert J. Church

3:30

The Carson & Colorado Railroad: Hawthorne to Benton

   Lawrence Meeker

Auction Item Drop Off 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Registration 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shirt Pick-up  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Silent Auction 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Vendor Room (Juniper Room at the Gold Dust West) open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Day Two Sessions 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

    Mike Collins, Society President

    Karen Arendes, Diva

    John Duffy, Conference M. C.

 

9:15

V&T Locomotive Second No. 25: History & Drawings

    Mike Collins

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30

Mysteries of the Hale & Norcross Mine Dumps: Visible Evidence, Historical Clues, and Reconstructing the Scene

   Cliff Jennings

11:15

"J. W. Bowker's" Paper Wheels

   Bill Taylor

noon-1:30 p.m.

Lunch Break on your own

1:30

Narrow Gauge Cars Built by the V&T Shops

   Kyle Wyatt

7th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE V&TRRHS   2:15 p.m.

Mike Collins, Society President

Financial Report & Election

Registration 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vendor Room open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Silent Auction bidding 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2018 - Banquet

 (Extra Ticket Required)

V&TRRHS Banquet

No Host Cocktail Hour 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Buffet Dinner

 

Keynote Address

Sutro Tunnel: Preserving the Legacy

Pamela Abercrombie

Board Member, Friends of Sutro Tunnel

Silent Auction bidding ends 6:45 p.m.

Winning Bid Announcement & Posting 9 p.m.

Pay and Pick Up Items after Keynote Address

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - Behind- the Scenes Workshop

9:30 a.m. to noon

V&T Coach No. 17

From 1868 Commissioners' Car to V&T Coach: 150 Years

9:30 a.m. Meet at Nevada State Railroad Musem Restoration Shop

2180 South Carson Street, Carson City

Hosted by Wendell Huffman, Curator of History and CMO Chris de Witt