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From: "J DOT Henry Priebe Jr DOT " root AT bluemoon DOT net
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 12:15:05 -0500 (EST)
Subject: NEOHPRC Flyer and Dinner Information for ELHS (fwd)
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From: davemangold AT hotmail DOT com
Subject: FW: NEOHPRC Flyer and Dinner Information for ELHS
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 00:35:09 -0500

ELHS Members:
ELHS members are invited to attend the Northeast Ohio Historic Passenger Rail
Conference held at Quaker Square in Akron, please see the information below
for a description of the Conference all event registration forms are available
online. ( )


David H. Mangold
NEOHPR Conference Coordinator


Northeast Ohio Historic Passenger Rail Conference, November 9, 10, &11, 2012

Historic lectures about the railroads, passenger trains and passenger cars
which have operated throughout Northeastern Ohio: A&GW B&O EL NKP NYC PRR and
W & LE and the Interurban operations Northern Ohio and Y&S, including the
predecessor railroads and Amtrak

Displays of railroad art, memorabilia, operating layouts and model trains
including some of Mack Lowry.s Railways of America O scale collection formerly
displayed and operated at Quaker Square

On Friday November 9th begining at 8:45am at Quaker Square there will be
presentations. After the field trip to Cleveland on Friday evening in Parma
there will be slide shows of passenger trains and passenger cars which have
operated throughout Northeast Ohio. The event will be held at the Parma
Memorial Hall at 6617 Ridge Rd. in Parma, Ohio, entrance is around back.
Guests will be treated to the sights of passenger trains of many railroads
that traversed this area including the Erie and EL. Please bring 36 slides of
passenger trains to show. Slide show will start at 8 PM and is free to

On Saturday November 10th additional presentations about the A&GW, Erie and EL
will be made by David Mangold and Michael Connor. Cost to ELHS members is $40.
That evening at Quaker Square Station a reception and dinner featuring
railroad dining car menu selections including baked Indian Pudding from the
Erie Dinning car service. Dr. Craig Sanders as featured speaker on Passenger
Trains of Indiana will be followed by a presentation by Marty Surdyk titled:
NE Ohio Passenger Trains and Excursions. Many of these excursions were
Midwest Railway Historical Foundation events. MRHF was the predecessor to our
current MRPS. Marty Surdyk is the son of William Surdyk who was a long time
MRHF member. Cost to ELHS members is $40. Registration for dinner only can be
made online using the registration form or by calling Dave at 1-330-819-3423.
Payment can be made at the door with deadline being Wednesday November 7th.

There will be Historic field trips and tours on Thursday, Friday and Sunday to
various locations throughout Northeastern Ohio, to visit libraries, museums,
displays, operating layouts, train stations, historic sites and passenger

Please visit the conference website for more details,
schedule of events: locations, times and costs

RSVP requested (please use registration form for Saturday events and all field

For additional information contact: Dave Mangold

Dinner Buffet

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Bread and Salad:

Bread Basket with Ginger Muffins (PRR)

Mixed Greens with Crumbled Roquefort &

Dressing on Side (PRR)


Potted Flank of Beef Trinidad (PRR)

Sautee a la Marengo Chicken (Pullman Co)

Maryland Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce (B&O)

Baked Potato Pennsylvania (PRR)

Corn & Green Pepper Sauté (PRR)


Baked Indian Pudding (Erie)


Regular & Decaf Coffee, Hot & Iced Tea

ELHS Members and Guests $40.00 per person

Nonmembers $50

Conference Speakers & Activities Schedule

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8 - Pre-Conference Activities
9:00AM Tour of WRHS Museum and Library(MRPS collection etc.), in Cleveland,
12:00 Lunch in downtown and Tour Cleveland Union Terminal and sites in
Cleveland (begins at WRHS ends at the CSU Library @2:00PM)
2:00 Visit the CSU Special Collections Libraryat the Rhodes Tower building
4:00 Visit to MRPS Roundhouse, W 3rd street
6:30 Dinner an opportunity to meet with other conference attendees (on your
own $) @ Spaghetti Warehouse the historic BF Goodrich factory in Akron, Ohio
8:30PM Akron Transportation History Remembered presented by attendees
(Tentative event)
@ TBA (this is a free event, no registration is required)
Open slide shows, short discussions about northeast Ohio, places, train
stations and passenger trains

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 - Morning Conference Presentations
Akron the Canal, the Railroads, and the 19th Century Industries Held @ Quaker
Square REA Station building (this is also a free event, no registration is
Layout displays and operations begin ~10:00AM
8:45AM Conference introductions and briefing, Welcome by Dr. Martin
Wainwright, Chair, University of Akron History Department
9:00 The Ohio and Erie Canal -Richard Howe Chief Engineer Ohio and Erie Canal
Ferris Brown - Executive Director Cascade Locks Park Association
10:00 Lincoln Inaugural Train - Paul D. Goebbels - Author
10:30 Civil War Railroads - Richard Staats - University of Akron Alumni
11:00 Walking Tours of Akron buildings and canal sites, Richard Howe House
11:00A also @ 12:00 and 1:00P (sign up for tour times at registration table)
(begin tour at REA)
11:00 Akron's Early Industries - Dr. Kevin Kern - Associate Professor of
History Uof A
11:30 Quaker Square - David H. Mangold - University of Akron Alumni / Student
Afternoon Activities
12:00PM Lunch(on your own$) PRR Broadway Limited cars - Trackside Grille
(at onsite restaurants - list will be provided)
Book sales and book signing by authors QS General Store
1:00PM Field trip via bus / car pool, depart QuakerSquare for Akron -
Cleveland Tour(including stops at the Northern Ohio interurban terminal,
Doodlebug Memorial - Cuyahoga Falls, NOT&L station / substation . Macedonia, C
& P Viaduct Park . Bedford, MRPS Roundhouse and passenger car tour -
Cleveland, CUT, ride on the RTA Airport Line, Berea Tower and Pullman
car . Berea, (Grand Pacific Junction . Olmstead Falls) bus $30, car pool $15
advanced registration required)
Evening Activities
5:30 Dinner at Henry.s Bar and Grill- Brookpark onboard NH Lounge car Watch
Hill, meet with CUT tower operators (on your own $)
5:30 Alternate - Tour of the historic buildings, railroad station and
equipment at Grand Pacific Junction. at Olmsted Falls, dinner at local
restaurants (on your own) 8:00 Historic Passenger Train Slide Showby members
and guests of the RRE Memorial Hall - Parma, OH
11:00PM Return to Quaker Square

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 - Morning Conference Presentations
Northeast Ohio Passenger Rail Service Past, Presentand Future Held @ Quaker
Square REA Station building ($50, $40 Student, registration is required)
8:45AM Begin symposium presentations Introductions and briefing
Welcome -
9:00 Akron Railroads . Dr. Craig Sanders - Professor of Journalism
Cleveland State
10:00 Atlantic & Great Western Railroad - David H. Mangold - University of
Akron Alumni / Student
10:30 Erie / Erie Lackawanna Railroad Passenger Service--Some Lessons Learned
for Amtrak - Michael Connor
11:30 Cleveland Transportation History - Jim Toman Author
Afternoon Activities
12:00 12:00PM Lunch(on your own$) PRR Broadway Limited cars - Trackside Grille
(At an onsite Quaker Square restaurants (on your own$) - list will be
provided) Book sales and book signing by authors QS General Store
12:00 Tours of Akron buildings and canal sites Howe House and @ 1:00P (sign up
for tour times at registration table) (begin tour at REA) Lunch at Akron.s
downtown restaurants
1:00PM Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railway - Conductor - CVSR
1:30 Northern Ohio Traction & Light Company - Dr. Stephan Hamblen -
- University of Akron Alumni
2:15 The Future of Passenger Rail in NE Ohio- TBA
3:00 Free time, Ice Sculpture Creation - Station Patio area - University of
Akron Ice Carving Team
Evening Activities
6:00 Reception and Book sales and Book Signing by Authors
held at the REA Depot Quaker Square Station Foyer
6:45 Railroad Dining Car Dinner Buffet($50 advanced registration is required)
7:45 Featured speaker Dr. Craig Sanders . Passenger Trains of Indiana
8:45 Conference Award Presentations
9:00PM Post dinner presentation NE Ohio Passenger Trains and Excursions -
William Surdyk Collection - son Marty Surdyk
Additional Invited Slide shows of Passenger Cars, Trains and Terminals

Field TripField trip via bus / car pool, depart Quaker Square Station to
Cuyahoga Falls - Doodlebug Memorial, Tallmadge OH (Erie Grill) - ATSF
passenger car, Kent Buffet brunch, (Tentative) Lordstown Space Center, Newton
Falls depot, covered bridge, Sebring Depot and Sebring Model Railroad Club
Layout, Hartville - B&OCar and Depot
Alternate event Railroad Show in Dalton, OH(directions to be provided)
10:30AM Depart Quaker Square Hotel - Akron (lobby foyer)
11:45 Brunch buffet stop at Kent Pufferbelly Restauranthistoric CB&Q railcar
1:30PM Depart travel to - (Tentative) Space Center in Lordstown, Historic
passenger cars and various equipment onsite
(sign up for tour required on see registration form) alternate site visit
location available
2:30 Newton Falls - LEA&W Depot and historic covered bridge
Alternate stops
4:00 Sebring, Sebring Model Railroad ClubDepot and layout
5:00 Hartville - Depot (Maple Street Gallery) historic B&O passenger coach
6:00 optional Farwell dinner gathering at restaurant TBD- please note interest
on registration form)

End of Conference Events


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