Railfan visit to Shafer's Crossing in 1954
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Mon Apr 18 09:15:09 EDT 2016
That was in 1957, wasn't it?
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Subject: Re: Railfan visit to Shafer's Crossing in 1954
Was it an NRHS Convention? I know in Pocahontas Glory Volume 2 there is
footage of railfans at the Shaffer's Crossing roundhouse.
> On Apr 16, 2016, at 07:07, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> Probably a wild shot but is anyone aware of a visit by railfans to
> Shafer's Crossing in the spring or summer of 1954?
> I have footage of Jawn Henry taken in that time frame and it appears to be
> very clean, perhaps almost new with fans taking photos and even going
> aboard it.
> The last Y6b, 2200, is also in some scenes with fans climbing on it and
> sitting in the cab. The film's owner says it was 1954 but he doesn't
> recall the reason for the trip.
> It had to be some kind of organized event as his dad took him there from
> their home in Chicago.
> Any help appreciated.
> Jim Herron
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