Wednesday September 14, 2022 to
Saturday September 17, 2022
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Modesto
1150 9th Street, Modesto, California 95354.The hotel has a restaurant and lounge within its confines. Should you decide to dine elsewhere, the hotel is centrally located in the downtown area, and there are several restaurants and bars within walking distance.
We have arranged for special rates at the DoubleTree, the hotel famous for their chocolate chip cookies.Single and Double Room Rates – $149 per night
Additional Guests – $10 per person per nightEach room night includes two complimentary tickets that are good the following morning at the breakfast buffet in the hotel restaurant.At the three previous conventions in 2017, 2018, and 2019, the room blocks all sold out.Even if you are not sure if you will attend, make your reservation now!Every reservation helps us.
Extra Room Nights:
Should you wish to arrive early or leave late, we have reserved a limited number of room nights on Tuesday Sept. 13 and Sunday Sept. 18, 2022.
Online at https://group.doubletree.com/fkgw3q
By telephone at (209) 526-6000
Group: Southern Pacific
Vendor registration is only available by printable PDF
Convention Extra Fare Events:
Wednesday, September 14 – Trip to Niles Canyon Railway
Motor coaches will carry us for about 90 minutes from Modesto to the railway. When we arrive, we will take a tour of the facility and their collection of Southern Pacific equipment, including diesel-hydraulic locomotive SP 9010. A picnic lunch Lunch will be served by the museum. After lunch, we will take a train ride, and then return to the hotel.
- Load motor coaches – 8:45 am
- Departure from Modesto – 9:00 am
- Return to Modesto – about 4:00 pm
- $90 per person if you ride the motor coaches
- $60 per person if you meet us at the railway
- Tickets must be purchased by the due date
Sunday, September 18 – Trip to Railtown 1897
Motor coaches will carry us for about 75 minutes to the former engine facility of the legendary Sierra Railway. We will take a 45 minutes train ride at 12:00 pm. This will allow about 1 hour to explore the equipment stored at the California State Park. We will depart at 2:00 pm for a late lunch at the nearby Chicken Ranch Casino (lunch is on your own). We will leave the casino about 3:15 pm
- Load motor coaches – 10:00 am
- Departure from Modesto – 10:15 am
- Return to Modesto – about 4:30 pm
- $60 per person
The complete schedule will available on this page after September 1, 2022
See You in Modesto!