January 3, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Civic Center Auditorium
Railroad historian Dan Bolyard returns to speak on the Northern Pacific branchlines of the Columbia Basin. Follow the line to Coulee City through Moses Lake area and on to Connell. Learn about the railroad grade we all see along I-90 on the way to Ritzville and how it was once going to be part of the mainline across the state. Bolyard will also speak about the branch to Mattawa. Pictures of the early days of railroading will be included, including info on mergers, abandonments, and current operations.