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Amherst Railway Society
Meeting Notice

October, 2013

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Meeting Announcement

The next meeting of the Amherst Railway Society will be at 7:30 pm EDT (Note new, earlier time) Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, at the Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium.

Essex Steam Train
by Bob Bell

Bob Bell's presentation will be about the History, Current operation, Brief Description of the Equipment and Events at the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Mr. Bell is the President of the Valley Railroad Company. (Essex Steam Train & Riverboat), he has been president for 11 years and a member of the Board of Directors since 1978. He is the former owner of New England Hobby Supply in Manchester, CT (now Time Machine Hobby), started in 1971.

Bob Bell grew up on Long Island, is married with four grown children. He is an electronic engineer and business owner.

The videos below were part of Bob Bell's presentation that night.

Passengers from the Past on the Essex Steam Train (38 second shorts)

 Mark Twain

 William & Helen Gillette

 Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln

Day out with Thomas
Fright Train
Essex Clipper Dinner Train
North Pole Express
Your Hand of the Throttle
Valley Railroad Circus Train and Big Top Show
Connecticut River Valley Journey

Our 2014 Show will be
January 25 & 26, 2014

Download the October newsletter in pdf format

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Amherst Railway Society
P. O. Box 2351
Amherst, MA 01004-2351

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