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The Northwestern Pacific Railroad History Symposium (NWPRRHS) program has moved to the Elks Club in San Rafael. The address is 1312 Mission Ave, San Rafael, CA.

The next program will be on Thursday April 13, 2017

Bob Battles will present a history of the electric commuter rail service in Marin County, including a video of the train.

Doors open at 7:30 pm., with the program starting at 8. Refreshments will be served. There is no charge, although we are asking for a $5.00 donation to cover the rental costs. There is parking in back of the building.

NWPRRHS Board of Directors Meeting

Saturday April 15, 2017

Change of Location!

Meeting will be held at the Trolley Barn on Baylis Street, Petaluma. Start time is 10:00 am.


The next program will be on Monday April 24, 2017

Charlie Siebenthal will present the history of the Albion (Mendocino County) Branch of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad.

The program is free to the public so bring a friend to Monroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave, Santa Rosa.

Parking in the rear of the building.

Take 101 to the College Avenue exit. Turn west onto College Avenue. Monroe Hall is on the left just past the Safeway Store.

For further information please contact Charlie Siebenthal at 707-838-8882 or vandtrr@cs.com

Please mark this date on your calendars.

Doors open at 7:30 pm., with the program starting at 8. Refreshments will be served. There is no charge, although donations are welcome.

If you wish to receive an email reminder of each program please send an email entitled "WN list" to Charlie Siebenthal at vandtrr@cs.com your email address will be held confidential.

Southern Pacific Railroad Historical & Technical Society Convention

The NWPRRHS is co-sponsoring the convention this year.
It will be held in Rohnert Park at the Hilton Double Tree Hotel
The dates are November 8-11, 2017
We will have more details soon.

Restoration and Archive Work Schedule

Follow this link to see the work schedule for 2017.


The Archive holds regular work sessions on Thursdays from 10am-4pm. We are located at 1364 No McDowell Blvd in Petaluma.

Also that the NWPRRHS Archive/Library is open on the First Saturday of each Month from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

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and was last updated on March 26, 2017

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