Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts - Saturday April 20th 2019 - Western Railway Museum.
MEET: We will meet at 9:00am at Nugget Market 2000 Town center Plaza, West Sacramento, CA. 95691. Phone# 916/375-8700.
DRIVE: We will leave at 10:00am for a drive through the Delta hopping on the J-Mac Ferry for a ride across the river. We will then head down to Rio Vista to cross the bridge heading West to the Western Railway Museum 5848 State Highway 12, Suisun City, CA. 94585. Phone# 707/374-2978. There is a $10:00 entrance fee & $8.00 for the 50 minute train ride – BRING CASH.
The Western Railway Museum has the largest Collection of Sacramento Northern Railway equipment in existence, and the Museum also operates a line of the former Sacramento Northern as a heritage Railway with scheduled excursions for visitors.
We will get to ride on one of the Electric Train cars with a beautiful view of Spring wildflowers in bloom as we ride the train.
“Western Railway Museum’s mission is to preserve the regional heritage of electric railway transportation as a living resource for the benefit of present and future generations.
We offer our visitors:
• A rare opportunity to ride historic streetcars and interurban electric trains from all over California and other western states in an historic period setting.
•A chance to experience and study a part of history through permanent and revolving exhibits within Cameron Hall, a grand railroad station style exhibit hall.
•A trip back in time with a tour of our collection of historic trains in Car Barn One and Car House Three
•Access to our growing collections of Historic Films, Photographs, and Railroad Memorabilia within the F.M. Smith Memorial Library and Association Archive.
•Time to relax with family and friends with a leisurely 50-minute train ride and opportunity for a picnic lunch in Laflin park.
•A way to bring the museum home through the items available in our Museum Store.”
LUNCH: We will have lunch at 2:00pm at The Point Restaurant, 120 Marina Drive, Rio Vista, CA. 94571. Phone# 707/374-5400. PLEASE BRING CASH as we will not have separate checks & a 20% gratuity will be added to the check.
The Point restaurant is located right on the Marina with great views overlooking the Sacramento river. The view of the delta is very nice.
1.Don & John
2.Dave & Brenda
3.Lloyd & Kathryn
4.Dave & Brenda
5.Bob & Tessie
6.Don & Jan
8.Natalie & Boe M.
9.Jeff & Lynn
12.Al & Jan
13.James & Ampy
14.Bob & Cindy
15.Tony & Marcella