The Skykomish Historical Society and GNRHS are sponsoring a “GN Day in Sky”. This informal event in Sky, at the Masonic Hall, will start at 9:30 AM and end at 3:30 PM. Program subjects will consist of presentations, displays and time for discussions. Free and open to the public.

The program will have short presentations and anyone attending may bring a GN related display with tables provided

New event added:

The Sky Museum will be hosting a Free Hat Tour. GN Day attendees can tour the Skykomish Historical Society museum in Maloney Store and get a free Lucky to be in Sky hat.


8:30 am Free table space is available for people who bring displays

9:30 Program starts with review of Sky and GNRHS activities for the last year

11:00 Craig Thorpe presents Railroad Paintings: Plans, Processes and Results while presenting his favorite GN paintings. He will also have his newest GN prints on display and available.

Noon – 1:30 Lunch and Free Hat Tour at Skykomish Historical Society in Maloney Store

1:30 Internet Railfanning: how to know where trains are and how to see and hear them, all from your computer

2:00 Planes on Trains: A review of Volume 4 in this book series by Andrew Klamka

2:30 GN Track Charts Project: Review of these simplified station plots and people attending the presentation get a free CD with over 400 scans

3:30 program ends

Bring your own lunch or we can order form the Sky Deli.

As always lots of time is set aside for visiting and a long lunch provides time to see the museum or ride the GN&C Railway.

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