Friday, April 20, 2012

Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad Slideshow April 20

Received the following announcement via email.

Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad Slideshow April 20

The Oldest Model Railroad Club in America
The New York Society of Model Engineers (NYSME) will be hosting noted rail historian and author Richard Taylor as he comes to speak about the Lehigh and Hudson River. Rich will be showing over 150 slides from his personnel collection. During the presentation Rich will be discussing the operations of this “bridge” line which operated from Easton, PA to Maybrook, NY

Date & Time: Friday, April 20, 2012 at 8:00pm. Doors open 7:30pm
Location: Rutherford Ambulance Corps Meeting Room
44 Ames Ave., Rutherford, NJ
There is a parking lot directly across the street or if you come by train,
one block from the Rutherford Train Station.

Additional Details:

Admission: FREE

The location is only ½ mile from the Meadowlands Sports Complex and Giants / Jets Stadium. (Now MetLife Stadium)

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Founded in the early part of the 20th. Century and incorporated in 1926, the New York Society of Model Engineers is the oldest model railroad club in the United States and possibly the world. Located within our 5,000 square foot building are two large model train layouts, "HO" and "O" scale, a fully equipped machine shop and large library. The Society is located at 341 Hoboken Road , Carlstadt , NJ less then 1 mile from the Giants and Jets Stadium. (Now MetLife Stadium)
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in model trains or just trains.