Complete schedule for NWHS Convention 2012

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Sun Jun 17 22:21:22 EDT 2012

How long will sign-in and registration be open on Thursday and Friday?

Bill Browder

In a message dated 6/17/2012 8:40:45 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
nw-mailing-list at writes:

Here is the complete schedule for the Norfolk & western Historical Society
2012 Convention in Lynchburg:

Thursday, Jun 21st
Mid-morning: Open for set-up.
Noon: Sign-in and Registration.
1:00 PM NWHS Board of Directors meeting.
3:00 – 9:00 PM Exhibit Hall open
4:30 – 6:00 PM Dinner break
6:00 PM Welcome and updates by Ron Davis and Charlie Long
6:30 PM Presentation: Slide program, N&W in Lynchburg before NS, Rick
7:45 PM Aubrey Wiley's Railroad Relic Garden open for evening/night
(Shuttle to the Wiley's will be provided due to narrow street and parking

Friday, June 22nd
7:00 – 9:00 AM Aubrey Wiley's Railroad Relic Garden open for morning light
(Shuttle to the Wiley's will be provided due to narrow street and parking
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sign-in and Registration
8:00 – 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall open
8:30 Old N&W main line bike trail ride, downtown, former Island Yard.
Aubrey Wiley, guide.
9:30 Clinic: Frank Bongiovanni (TBA)
11:00 Clinic: Bob Flippen, Willis W. Vail - An Engineer with a Camera;
Construction of the High Bridge Steel Viaduct 1913-1914 (
1:15 Clinic: TBA
2:30 Clinic: Bill McClure, Studies In Gray: VGN Maintenance of Way
3:45 Clinic: Paul Weber, Modeling 1960's N&W Maintenance of Way cars
5:00 – 6:15 Dinner break
6:30 – 8:00 PM Presentation: Aubrey Wiley, The South River Lumber Co.,
Cornwall, VA, on N&W's Shenandoah Division
8:00 Kalmbach (MODEL RAILROADER) VGN project railroad DVD
9:00 Forum: Virginian Interest Group

Saturday, June 23rd
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sign-in and Registration
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall open
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Bus Tour: South Central Virginia Stations and Historic
(Itinerary posted at – registration required)
6:00 – 7:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM Banquet, Awards, Program
Program Speaker: Aubrey Wiley, 'Why We Remember The Virginian'

Sunday, June 24th
9:00 AM Membership Breakfast
*10:00 AM Membership Meeting (* time approx. following breakfast)
*1:00 PM Farmville, VA, (* time approx. following lunch) Bike trail ride
to High Bridge, High Bridge State Park.
This is a last minute addition to our Sunday itinerary if there is
interest. There will be limited transportation, including bicycles, from Lynchburg
to Farmville. Bike rentals in Farmville. Please e-mail Charlie Long at
conv2012 at if interested or if you need additional information.

Thanks to all who are VOLUNTEERING to make the Convention a pleasurable
event. And, to all who have registered with confidence that this will be a
pleasurable Convention!
Charlie Long
NWHS Convention 2012
'Mainline to Norfolk'
Contact: conv2012 at

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