SD&A Centennial Calendar of Events

The following list of Centennial-related or Centennial-honoring events during 2018 and 2019 will be updated periodically. (current as of November 21, 2018)

Information about time, location, registration requirements, and fees can be found at websites listed below, but the links may not be active or will be updated closer to the date of the event.

Slide shows are approximately 1 hour except for the C100! slide shows which may be closer to 30 minutes. The C100! slide shows present brief histories of early railroading in San Diego and the SD&A(E) Railway and information about 2019’s SD&A Centennial celebration and PSRM. They will usually be accompanied by an SD&A Centennial traveling exhibit.

 

2018

11/3  HIKE – China Camp (6 miles RT to an SD&A Railway survey camp and construction camp), Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association abdnha.org  [Already passed]

12/14  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Coachella Valley Archaeological Society in Palm Desert, CA cvarch.org,

2019

1/5  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association in Borrego Springs, CA abdnha.org

1/6  OFF-ROAD TOUR – Dos Cabezas mine, Dos Cabezas RR station, Dos Cabezas spring (high clearance 4 wheel-drive vehicle required), Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association abdnha.org

1/28  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, Oasis, Grossmont Learning Center in La Mesa, CA oasisnet.org/San-Diego-CA

2/23  SLIDE SHOW – Why and how SD&A’s Goat Canyon Trestle was built, Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association in Borrego Springs, CA abdnha.org

2/24  HIKE – China Camp (6 miles RT to an SD&A Railway survey camp and construction camp), Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association abdnha.org

Summer and fall (dates TBD): SD&A CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA sdmrm.org

6/1  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Spring Valley Historical Society in Spring Valley, CA svhistoricalsociety.org

6/8  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, San Diego Archaeological Center in Escondido, CA sandiegoarchaeology.org

7/12  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Coronado Historical Association in Coronado, CA coronadohistory.org

7/18  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, El Cajon Historical Society in El Cajon, CA elcajonhistory.org

8/2  SLIDE SHOW – Hiking the tracks to the  Goat Canyon Trestle – legally!, Sierra Club in San Diego, CA sandiegosierraclub.org

8/8  SLIDE SHOW – C100!, La Mesa Historical Society in La Mesa, CA lamesahistory.com

8/13  SLIDE SHOW – Impossible Railroad 100-year history, San Diego History Center in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA sandiegohistory.org

8/17 SLIDE SHOW – C100!, Santee Historical Society in Santee, CA santeehistoricalsociety.org

8/19 or 8/26 (TBD)  SD&A SILENT MOVIE NIGHT ACCOMPANIED BY ORGAN, Spreckels Organ Society in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA spreckelsorgan.org

9/7  SD&A GROUNDBREAKING FESTIVAL, Campo Railroad Park and Museum, Campo, CA psrm.org

11/16  SD&A CENTENNIAL DAY, Campo Railroad Park and Museum, Campo, CA psrm.org

 

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