The 6th Michigan Railroad History Conference will be Saturday, September 25, 1999 at the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearbor, Michigan concurrent with the two-day Railroad Days Festival.
The conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an optional Afterglow featuring hors douevres & cash bar from 6 to 8 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Kevin P. Keefe, editor of Trains magazine. Among the 10 presentations will be Graydon M. Meints - The Michigan Central and Michigan Southern Race to Chicago 1846-1853; William B. Davis - Ephraim Shay, Up, Up & Away, Dr. Thomas W. Brunk - The Cultural Imprint of Michigan Railroad Men and William C. Rands III - The Lima Locomotive Works' Super Power Concept.
Registration must be made by Monday, September 20, 1999. The registration fee is $29 for the conference and $10 for the Afterglow if postmarked before September 1, 1999 and $39 and $15 respectively thereafter. Check and Money Orders should be made payable to MRHC and sent to the address below. VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card orders should show the cardholder's name, card number and expiration date. For more information call the number below also.
Robert W. Cosgrove
Michigan Railroad History Conference
1424 Iroquois Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48214-2716
Telephone: (313) 499-3466
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