A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and education of railroad history in Western New York State, the Province of Ontario, and neighboring regions.
NIAGARA FRONTIER CHAPTER
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
INVITES ALL TO THEIR
78th ANNUAL BANQUET
Date: March 24, 2018
Ilio Di Paolo’s Restaurant
3785 South Park Ave
Blasdell, NY 14219
11:30 AM pm Cash Bar 12:30 PM Dinner Program and Silent Auction Following
$25.00 per person
Dinner will be served Family Style:
The talented culinary staff of Ilio Di Paolo’s will prepare an exquisite array of mouth-watering dishes
for our dining pleasure. Chicken Marsala, Roasted Pork Loin will be featured,
along with potatoes, Penne Pasta and vegetable. Dessert and coffee or tea
Also available is a vegetarian selection: Eggplant Parmigiana with Marinara sauce.
(Indicate number of vegetarian meals on order form coupon.)
" Films by James A. VanBrocklin"
See the late age of steam on the New York Central & Pennsylvania RR, early to mid 1950's.
These movies have been digitized from Jim's 8MM original movie film and are now a part of the Chapter's archives.
Some of the locations include scenes of Buffalo Central Terminal, Western New York and
nearby in Pennsylvania at such locations as Renovo and the Elmira branch.
Wherever steam held out, Jim was trackside with his camera capturing the final chapter of the Steam Age.
The now late James A. VanBrocklin was a prolific photographer for many decades.
His work is well known among rail historians, and our Chapter was indeed fortunate that he was one of our most
dedicated and generous members for many decades.
It is in his honor that the Chapter has digitized these movie films to preserve them for future generations.
Order with full remittance must be received no later than March 17, 2018!
For information call Becky Gerstung 434-5665 or Nancy Andrycha at 822-5111.
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