Trips to NRHS Conventions

1992 San Jose

Includes our visit to the Portland area, inbound trip with ex-SP 4449 and outbound trip with UP 3985

1993 Chicago

Includes our visit to Glacier National Park afterwards

1994 Atlanta

Includes our Alaskan Cruise and visit to Pacific Northwest as well as NRHS Atlanta

1995 Lancaster

Includes our visit to Glenwood Springs afterwards

1996 Charlotte

Includes our inbound trip on Caritas and our visits to Baltimore, Montreal and Toronto, afterwards

1997 Salt Lake City

Includes the inbound Royal Gorge trip with UP 844

1998 Syracuse

We ride on various Amtrak routes that are new to us, beforehand

1999 Sacramento

Includes RailFair99

2000 Stamford

We spend a week in Cresson, PA (near Horseshoe Curve) beforehand

2001 St. Louis

There and back via Texas

2002 Grand Canyon

Including the inbound and outbound excursions with ex-ATSF 3751

2003 Baltimore

Our trip to Star Spangled Rails in Baltimore, plus our visit to the Appalachian Coal Railroads afterwards

2004 Minneapolis

There and back via the Pacific Northwest

2005 Portland

Including the inbound Pacific Northwest Express

Trips to NRHS Conventions & Board Meetings

2005 San Jose

Our first Board Meeting since I was appointed a National Director for At-Large Members

2006 Indianapolis

The Board Meeting in Indy, with the associated trips and events; there and back on Amtrak

2006 Ohio

The Convention in New Philadelphia, with our circle track out through New Orleans and back across Canada.

2006 Huntsville

The Board Meeting in Huntsville, with our Amtrak rides, stop in Chicago, and drives through Kentucky and Tennessee

2007 Greenwood, SC (and Great Britain)

The Board Meeting in Greenwood follows directly on our visit to Great Britain to spend nine days behind mainline steam

2007 Chattanooga

The Convention in Chattanooga, with a circle trip out through Chicago and Washington, DC, and back through New Orleans

2007 Houston

The Board Meeting in Houston, plus Amtrak back and forth

2008 Dallas

The Board Meeting in Dallas, plus Amtrak back and forth

2008 Syracuse

The Board Meeting in Syracuse, plus Amtrak back and forth, with a side trip to the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay and a Metra ride in Chicago

2008 Fort Worth

The Convention in Forth Worth, with our trip out via Kansas City and St. Louis, and direct return via San Antonio

2008 Chicago

The Board Meeting in Chicago, plus Amtrak back and forth

2009 Philadelphia

The Winter Board Meeting in Philadelphia, plus Amtrak back and forth.

2009 Norwalk

The Spring Board Meeting in Norwalk, CT, with incidental train rides in New York City and Chicago, and Amtrak routing via New Orleans in both directions.

2009 Duluth

The Convention in Duluth plus our trip out and back via Los Angeles and Seattle in both directions.

2009 St. Louis

An excursion from Los Angeles to Barstow and back, other activities in the Los Angeles area, and our trip to the NRHS Board Meeting in St. Louis, and back

2010 Charleston

Our trip to Miami and back, with the NRHS Winter Board Meeting in Charleston, SC.

2010 Huntington

The Spring Board Meeting in Huntington, with the excursion to the Greenbrier Resort

2010 Scranton

The NRHS Annual Convention in Ssranton, and four days of riding New Jersey Transit, with our trip back and forth

2010 Lancaster

The 2010 NRHS Fall Conference in Lancaster, PA, the Union Pacific steam excursion for the 50th Anniversary of 844's move from Omaha to Cheyenne to start the UP Steam Program, out of Omaha, and the Texas Eagle detour over the former C&EI in Illinois.

2011 Williamsburg

The NRHS Winter Conference is in Williamsburg, VA, where we also visit Colonial Williamsburg. The Amtrak trips both ways are somewhat disrupted by snowfalls.

2011 Urbana

The NRHS Spring Conference in Urbana, IL, plus a visit to the Monticello Railroad Museum.

2011 Tacoma

The NRHS Annual Convention in Tacoma, WA

2011 Wilmington

The R&LHS Southern California Chapter Annual Meeting, in Los Angeles, and the NRHS Fall Conference, in Wilmington, DE.

2012 Williamsburg

The NRHS Winter Conference in Williamsburg, VA. plus a visit to Norfolk, VA.

2012 Richmond

The NRHS Spring Conference in Richmond, plus a visit to Roanoke.

2012 Cedar Rapids

The NRHS Convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

2015 R&LHS Altoona and NRHS Rutland

The R&LHS Annual Meeting in Altoona, PA, the Long Island Railroad, and the NRHS Convention in Rutland, VT.