Dedicated to preserving & disseminating the historical record of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Supporters of railfanning, archeology & scale modeling of this great pioneer railroad
Conventions and Mini-Meets
The Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society’s 2020 Annual Convention will be held on October 24, 2020 using the Zoom platform.
8:00 am to 8:30 am – Welcome and overview of the schedule for the day and technology
8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Presentations, 30 minutes after the hour
1:00 pm – Annual meeting
The presenters are:
Connie Young Yu – The Contributions of the Chinese in the Construction of the Central Pacific
Vic Ryerson – The 1939 Sabotage of the City of San Francisco Passenger Train near Harney, Nevada
Christopher MacMahon – A Discussion of the Materials from Throughout the World used in the Construction of the Central Pacific
Mike McGinley – An Overview of the Minerals Mined in Northern Nevada and Shipped Via Southern Pacific’s Overland Route
There will be time for questions from the audience after each talk.
The fee to access the presentations and annual meeting is $15.00.
If you have a question or need assistance in registering for the annual convention, please email Chris Karasek at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each registrant will receive her or his password the evening of October 23, 2020. The presentations and annual meeting will be recorded and subsequently available for a fee.
Bill Fowler and Jack Herris
2020 SPH&TS Convention Co-Chairs
2021 Convention: Medford, OR
October 20-23, 2021
Inn at the Commons
200 N Riverside Ave.
Medford, OR 97501