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Silver State Rails: R&LHS 2014 Annual Meeting

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Silver State Rails, the 2014 members meeting, is June 5-8 at Ely, Nevada. The R&LHS and the Nevada Northern Railway, a National Historic Landmark, present the convention in the silver state.

Thursday, June 5: Assemble in Las Vegas. R&LHS board meeting and possible side trip.

Friday, June 6: Travel by luxury motor coach to Ely. Along the way learn about the Great Railroad Race and visit the ghost towns of Rhyolite, Goldfield, and Tonopah.

Saturday, June 7: Explore, ride, and watch demonstrations of the Nevada Northern Railway. Tour the Nevada Northern shops, watch a steam crane demonstration, mail being canceled in the RPO, and take the Steptoe Valley Flyer pulled by Nevada's official steam locomotive #40. See an ore train once again heading up the hill. End the day with dinner and the R&LHS annual meeting.

Sunday: After breakfast, return to Las Vegas in time for afternoon flights.

Contact John Atherton or phone (845) 471-8152 for further details or questions.

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