"Frisco Summer" events at Springfield Library

Discussion in 'General' started by Bradley A. Scott, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. friscomike

    friscomike Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Howdy Bradley,

    Thanks for posting these events. It looks like a full summer, indeed.

    Perhaps we could get a group of Frisco enthusiasts together during one of the sessions this summer, sort of an FMIG and railfan homecoming.

    Best Regards,
    mike
     
  2. TAG1014

    TAG1014 Frisco.org Supporter Frisco.org Supporter

    So what kind of event is going to be staged with a $25 admission? A banquet? I understand that people balked at the fairly nominal admission to the Frisco Museum of $2 or $2.50. I've gotten weary of of going to train shows around Springfield just listening to the people complain about vendors prices and the snack bar and soda pop prices. I imagine the "General Public" will stay away in droves from this one. Just my opinion...

    Tom
     
  3. Well, being up here in the Northlands, unfortunately I don't have much prospect of attending, fee or no fee.

    However, I note that the $25 entrance fee appears to apply only to the June 26th program at the new "History Museum". I don't see any indication of an entry fee for the other events such as the "Old Timers" roundtable with ex-Frisco employees, or the Missouri State University professor's talk about the 1922 railroad strike. Anyone who's interested and closer at hand could call the Library or the museum at the telephone numbers supplied in the link above.
     
  4. TAG1014

    TAG1014 Frisco.org Supporter Frisco.org Supporter

    Did any chatboarders attend the Frisco "event" at the old Barth's store building in Springfield last night?

    Tom
     
  5. yardmaster

    yardmaster Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Just got back from vacation and was happy to see this. I can only hope! Back B.P. (before parenthood) I'd bounced the idea around with some KC area folk - maybe Rick McLellan (anyone know what he's up to these days? I hope he is doing well)?

    Outside of the Aug. 1st date and after school starts up in late August/early September, if others are going to be gathering, it's reasonable for me to swing down to Springfield. I noticed right away the "All events free and open to the public!"

    Any one between COU and SGF that would want to carpool? I can only think of Brad Slone - I'd be happy to pick you up en route if you're game!

    Best Regards,
     
  6. ashnme

    ashnme locoengr

    Howdy, this is my frist post so bear with me. I would like to invite all to the Railroad Historical Museum in Grant Beach Park. I think you will be suprised at what we have there. Also its FREE FREE! We are open only on Saturday from 2pm until 4pm all volunteer staff alot of us are retired railroaders. The link to our site is www.rrhistoricalmuseum.zoomshare.com

    Thanks Bill
     
  7. tim gungoll

    tim gungoll Member

    Thanks for posting the website Bill. I want a picture of my 4 year old son in his engineer cap in that Frisco engine.
     

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