Coming Events at the Potlatch Depot
(and elsewhere)


Saturday, July 9, 2016:

12th Annual WI&M Ry HPG Depot History Day & Speeder Rides

For advance ticket sales or more information call:

Blackbird at the Potlatch Depot 208-875-1357


Wednesday thru Sunday, May 25-29, 2016:


WI&M Ry HPG/R&LHS Joint Convention

On May 25 thru 29, 2016, the WI&M Ry. History Preservation Group will be co-hosting the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society’s annual convention at the Moscow, Idaho University Inn!

This will be a huge event with railroad history scholars and enthusiasts from all over the country converging on North Idaho to learn about its rich railroad heritage.

The key events will be three separate bus tours of North Idaho railroad sites including:
• St. Maries River Railroad yard and shops
• Bennett Lumber Products sawmill
• The famous Camas Prairie RR’s 1st and 2nd Subdivisions
• Nezperce Railroad sites
• Northern Pacific RR’s Kendrick Grade
• WI&M Ry. and its historic Potlatch Depot
• The Milwaukee Road’s Elk River branch

Also, there are several dinnertime presentations scheduled covering:
• Railroads of the Palouse with Philip Beach
• North Idaho History with Keith Petersen, Idaho State Historian
• Camas Prairie RR with Dr. Dan Butler
• Washington, Idaho & Montana Railway with Tom Burg
• 1910 Idaho Forest Fires with Kathy Aiken, U of I

Again, this will be a big deal, so please make plans to attend!

Click HERE to download a registration form with full itinerary.

Click HERE to visit the R&LHS website Meeting Page.