Monday, August 29, 2011

L&WV Sentimental Journey Slideshow

Received the following via email from Kermit Geary, Jr.

Hi folks, be sure to mark Nov. 5 on your calender for the L&WV Sentimental Journey Slideshow. (Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley)  This year is going to be another great line-up of presenters highlighting the railroads of Eastern Pennsylvania. Below is the associated information. See you in November!

The Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Chapter of the NRHS invites you to our third annual Sentimental Journey Slideshow on Saturday November 5, 2011. Join us for a day of food, fun, and camaraderie as we take a look back at our area’s rich railroading history. The slideshow will be held at the Jenkins Township Fire Company (same location as last year). Doors open at 9 a.m. for a social hour with coffee and donuts. Slides start promptly at 10 a.m. and go to 5 p.m. This year’s presenters include:

· Jim Hertzog- The RDG East Penn Branch
· Mike Bednar – Mixed Bag
· George Gula – Wilkes-Barre Transit
· Bob Mohowski –
· The John A. Rakowski Collection – Penn Central in eastern/central PA
· John Gabriel – Wyoming and Lackawanna Valley Rails before Conrail

Ticket Price is $20 and includes all-day refreshments (coffee, water, soda), donuts, lunch (pizza, wings, Stromboli and salad), cake-dessert and door prize entries. Your name tag will be your ticket and can be picked up at the door. Door prize donations are being solicited. Please donate that unused dvd, book, or other item.

Forward payment to:
Ed Philbin
36 East Cole St.
Pittston, PA 18640

Make checks payable to L&WV Chapter, not Ed! Be sure to include an email address or phone number for confirmation.

Need additional info? Contact:
Ed Philbin: 570-954-7981

Tony Verbyla Jr.:570-760-4344

Directions: I-81S and PATurnpike to Pittston /Wyoming Valley exits. Route 315 south then right onto Oak Street, Pittston Township (From 81N make immediate left onto Oak St.). At the end of Oak St. left onto Pittston Bypass. Immediate right onto Columbus Ave. At light(S. Main St.,Pittston)turn left. Bear right at road fork towards Wilkes-Barre. Make sharp left at City Line Plaza-Tony’s Pizza onto Welsh Street. Make immediate right; firehall is on left.

Jenkins Township Fire Co. ( Same Place as last year)
2 Second St.
Jenkins Township, PA 18640

Note:  Pittston and Jenkins Twp. are between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton.