Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council

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Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council

Postby scorpionskate » Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:26 am

Does anyone on the board know if the three rivers railroad heritage council still meets down at Baker Street? If so, is the meeting this coming Sunday the 19th?


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Re: Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council

Postby cjberndt » Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:07 pm

Yes, the TRRRHC meets Sun., Sept. 19, 2:00 p.m. at Baker St. station. The next meeting will be Nov. 21, same location.

The Sept. 19 meeting will include a short presentation – a centennial remembrance – about the Sept. 21, 1910, interurban wreck at Kingsland, Indiana. It had the single highest death toll of all interurban wrecks in the U.S.: 41 people perished.

One of our members is also bringing his collection of 1917 ICC valuation maps for the Ft. Wayne & Jackson RR, covering the line from Ft. Wayne to the Indiana-Michigan border.

Everyone is encouraged to bring railroad history items for discussion.

There is no charge to attend, and the meetings are open to the public.

Craig Berndt

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Re: Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council

Postby rrnut282 » Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:53 am

The gentleman building a replica interurban car for the Bluffton Street Fair says he has a book with a song written about the wreck and a list of the passengers. I don't know if he has the technical specs for the cars involved or not.

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