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Amherst Railway Society
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2006 - 2007


If you like to meet with others who share your interest in railroading, please feel free to attend our monthly meetings in Amherst Massachusetts. The calendar below has detailed information on each upcoming meeting.

The Amherst Railway Society meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 8PM at the Amherst Middle School, Chestnut Street, Amherst, MA. Meetings are not held in July, August, December or February. Regular memberships are $15 per year. Full-time student memberships are free.

The Society's Annual "Big Railroad Hobby Show" at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, has become one of the biggest railroad shows in the country. The show covers over 4 acres of floor space in 3 buildings. All members receive one day's free admission to the show.

All membership applications should be sent to: Ms Janet Moore, Secretary, PO Box 341, Warren, MA 01083-0341


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2006 - 2007

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September
19 meeting “The Flying Yankee Restoration” by Mr. Paul Giblin
October
17 meeting “What's In Those Steam Locomotives?” by Mr. Preston Cook
November
21 meeting 22 Years on the Railroad: Penn Central, New Haven and Conrail” by Mr. Gary Guerske
January
16 meeting “British Columbia ” by Mr. Dick Joyce
27 & 28 Hobby Show Amherst Railway Society's Annual "Big Railroad Hobby Show" in the Better Living Center, Young Building and Stroh Building. Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA. 9AM to 5PM Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday
February
March
20 meeting Railways of the Peloponnese Peninsula, Greece: narrow, narrower, and spectacular!” By Sandy Ward & Ken Harstine
April
17 meeting Land of the Giants: South African Steam, Animals, Victoria Falls” by Mr. Alan Wiswall
28 eventRecognition Dinner
29 tripExcursion to Adams
May
15 meeting “Boston Trolleys ” by Mr. Bradley Clarke
20 trip “Otter Valley Limited Burlington, VT to Rutland”
June
19 meeting “Selling the Diesel” by Mr. Preston Cook
and Elections of ARS officers
23 Trip Wes Warner's Garden Railway
July
14 Trip Conway Scenic Railway
August
27 Convention National Narrow Guage Convention

Amherst Railway Society Officers 2006 - 2007

President Sudro Brown
Vice President Ira Laby
Secretary Janet Moore
Treasurer David Royce
Directors Harvey Allen
Alan Rice
Peter Veneman

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