DL&WRRHS 2013 Annual Meeting
and Lackawanna Railroad History Symposium
Comfort Inn, Hackettstown, NJ - April 27-28, 2013
Saturday April 27, 2013
Presentations, Member Meeting and Banquet
The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting and Lackawanna Railroad History Symposium Saturday April 27, 2013 at the Comfort Inn, Hackettstown, NJ. Registration includes: Saturday presentations, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch on the premises. Current members may attend the members meeting at 4:30 p.m., April 27th at the Comfort Inn gratis.
Tentative list of presentations include:
- Wes Coates presents an in-depth look at the Rockport, NJ wreck.
- William T. Greenberg, Jr. will give a presentation based on his book, The Lackawanna Railroad in Northwest New Jersey.
- Jack Emerick Jr. takes us on a tour of the DL&W right-of-way from Hoboken to Buffalo.
- Will Shultz will give a presentation on the development of the DL&W's 2-6-0 steam locomotives.
- And more!
This Year's Featured Banquet Speaker: Steamtown NHS Historian/Archivist Pat McKnight. Mr. McKnight will give a presentation on recent DL&W material acquisitions including a sampling from the more than 15,000 images from the former Syracuse University, now Steamtown NHS, negative collection.
Saturday presentation sessions is $35.00 for members and their spouses, $40.00 for nonmembers.
Saturday evening banquet are $35.00 for members and their spouses, $40.00 for nonmembers.
In conjunction with the meeting, the Comfort Inn - Hackettstown is offering a special rate. Details, hotel contact information and directions are provided on the meeting registration form which can be downloaded below.
Please Note: the hotel room price listed on the form mailed to members contained an error. The hotel room rate is $89.99 plus applicable taxes, not $89.00.
Download the 2013 Annual Meeting Registration Form.
Sunday April 28, 2013
Tour of the Lackawanna's "Old Road"
Join us for a tour of the Lackawanna's "Old Road" from Port Morris to Delaware New Jersey. We will also take a side trip down the former Hampton Branch from Washington to Hampton and back. It is our great pleasure to have as our guide for the tour, noted Lackawanna historian John Willever.
We will be exploring the rich history of the "Old Road" and see what remains and what once was. The tour will leave from the parking lot of the Comfort Inn in Hackettstown, NJ proceeding to Port Morris to begin our journey. We will follow the railroad to Washington before taking a side trip down the Hampton Branch to Hampton and back. Returning to Washington, we will continue on to Delaware. From Delaware we will backtrack to the Comfort Inn in Hackettstown to disembark.
Tour RegistrationFees: $28.00 for members and their spouses, $33.00 for nonmembers.
Seating is limited, so register early. For complete details and restrictions that may apply, download the Tour Registration Form.