Friday, September 19, 2014

Paul Gawkowski

Our September presentation will be a fantastic all-digital slideshow by Paul Gawkowski. Paul will cover many rail systems from Peru and the UK. Paul will also cover the 2013 ERA convention in Denver and Salt Lake City. Welcome back! But first…

2014 Annual Membership Meeting

Preceding our September show in the same room, the 2014 Annual Membership Meeting of the Electric Railroaders’ Association, Inc. will start promptly at 7:15 p.m. All ERA members are encouraged to attend. Paul’s presentation will follow the Annual Membership Meeting.

The Journal MPLS
Labor Day weekend, August 30–September 2, 2014

Minneapolis-St. Paul Convention

— The 2014 Annual Convention starts today in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The luxurious Hotel Minneapolis will be our headquarters and the site of our 2014 Annual Banquet. Activities will include a scenic railroad trip along Lake Superior, visits to two historic railroad depots (including lunch in one), trolley rides at three museums, and tours of the Northstar commuter rail and Metro Transit’s two light rail lines, one of which is opening in June 2014.

Trip Plans for 2014

  • August 30–September 2: Minneapolis-St. Paul Convention
  • Saturday, November 8: Ride on NJ Transit/Metro-North to Port Jervis
  • Sometime in December: Metro-North New Haven Shop and Shore Line Trolley Museum (exact date to be determined)
August 10, 2014

Join Our Facebook Group

In a little over three years, over 300 very active rail fans have joined our Facebook group. Created on February 3, 2011 by longtime ERA member Philip Hom, the ERA group is an eclectic mix of member photos, trip and meeting notices, and other news. Check it out!

ERA Facebook

Follow Us On Twitter

He only just joined, and already Sasha Ivanoff is making his mark on the ERA. Sasha is a contributing editor to The Bulletin, helping write “Commuter and Transit Notes” with Ron Yee. And now you can follow his ERA Twitter feed.

ERA Twitter

Watch Us On YouTube

There’s not a lot to see yet on ERA-TV, but we do have a video of one of our meetings at the Roosevelt Hotel. More to come!


Read Us On Issuu

We’ve got a train load of The Bulletin available for you to read on, and there are previews of every Headlights since 1996.