Rare Mileage Mixed TRain Weekend ex Frisco Central Division Fort Smith Sub June 25-26

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    Rare Mileage Mixed Train Weekend
    June 25 & 26, 2011
    The Arkansas-Boston Mountain Chapter, NRHS, will host a unique mixed train ride traveling north from Springdale, Arkansas. This is the first ever mixed train to operate on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
    (A& M) north of Springdale, Arkansas. The last Frisco Railroad passenger train ran on this track in September, 1965.

    Saturday, June 25, 2011
    10:30 am- 12:00 pm A&M ALCO Locomotive Shop Tours
    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration in the Kansas City Room at the Jones Center for
    Families, 922 East Emma Avenue, Springdale, AR
    12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch (at your expense)
    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Northwest Arkansas Rail history /A & M programs in the Kansas City Room at the Jones Center
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner at the Depot (included)
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Excursion train consist photo shoot at the Springdale Depot

    Sunday, 26, 2011
    7:30 am - Registration at the Depot, 306 E. Emma
    8:00 am – 4 pm 85 mile roundtrip mixed train trip to Butterfield, Missouri.
    Trip includes three photo opportunities and box lunch on train.

    Engine- ALCO Diesel engine
    Coach – restored 1920’s vintage cars / includes A/C
    First Class– 1955 ex-Long Island RR Parlor Car / includes A/C
    Caboose – (ex Reserve Mining No. 19) / no air conditioning
    Freight- Gondola, box car and spine car (subject to availability)

    Hotel Accommodations:
    Holiday Inn & Convention Center, 1500 So. 48th Street,, Springdale, AR is offering a special daily rate of $77.80 (including all taxes and the hot buffet breakfast). Call the Holiday Inn at 479-751-8300 for hotel reservations. These rooms are limited and available on “first come - first served” basis. Please mention the Mixed Train Excursion to obtain the special rate.

    Questions: Call 479-419-9674 or contact dachinghwa@gmail.com

    Order Form

    Event Prices, per person (same prices per child), are as follows:
    Coach-restored 1920s vintage cars with AC and operable windows- $80.00
    Parlor-1955 ex-Long Island RR Parlor Car with AC- $100.00 (Capacity-40)
    Caboose-Non-air conditioned ex Reserve Mining No. 19) - $120.00 (Capacity-10)
    Please complete this form and return with check, payable to "ABMT ", to

    Quad Chapter Event
    PO Box 1303
    Springdale, AR 72765-1303
    Name _______________________________________________________________________
    Address _____________________________________________________________________
    Telephone No. _____________ E-mail Address________________________
    Saturday (No.) Sunday (No.)
    ____ x $25.00 Coach ____ $80.00 $___
    ____x $25.00 Parlor ____ x $100.00 $____
    ____x $25.00 Caboose ____ x 120.00 $____
    Grand Total $___
    (Please make check payable to "ABMT")

    Yes No

    Will you accept Parlor if Caboose is sold out ? __ ___
    Will you accept Coach if Parlor Car is sold out ? ___ ____
    Names of party members (for name tags) _________________________________________

    Reservations received after June 1, 2011 will be subject to a $20.00 surcharge per order. No refunds given after June 15. Questions ? – Call 479-419-9674 or 479-927-3163
    Hotel Accommodations- We have arranged discounted rates for attendees at the recently renovated Holiday Inn & Convention Center, 1500 S. 48th St. Springdale, AR 72762. The rate for a standard room is $77.80 including hot buffet breakfast and all taxes. Please call the hotel at 479-751-8300 for reservations. Be sure to mention Arkansas-Boston Mountains Chapter rare mileage trip to obtain the discount.

    Legal Disclaimer – The Arkansas –Boston Mountains Chapter (“Chapter”) , National Railway Historical Society is acting merely as agent in arranging this event. By participating is this event you agree to hold the Chapter , its officers and members harmless from any claims for damage or injury relating to this event. Please note that the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Company reserves the right to substitute equipment, change the schedule or make other changes as warranted by circumstances. Qcf-01-4/11 Rev.

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