[Updated 9/18 with more information about presentations]
The 4th annual Cascade Rail Foundation Milwaukee Road modeler/history meet will be held on September 24th & 25th at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center near North Bend, WA. This is the former location of Cedar Falls on the Milwaukee Road.
[Models by John Mess. Click to enlarge]
Saturday the 24th:
9:30 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Bring your Milwaukee Road models, any scale to display. Socialize with fellow Milwaukee Road enthusiasts.
1:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon clinics will be presented by Doug Nighswonger (Tacoma-Cle Elum slideshow), Mike Faletti, Allen Miller (MILW depot paint schemes), and Jim Murrie (the Columbian 1947-1955).
Sunday the 25th:
10:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Clinics about Milwaukee Road history will be presented by Noel Holley (MILW electrification), Allen Miller (Everett Branch slideshow), Greg Lussier and others. Greg will be sharing his photos from his soon to be published book on the Milwaukee Road in the Saddle Mountains.
$15 for both days or $10 for one day. Pay at the door.
Rhodies BBQ will again cater this event! Lunch is $16 and all proceeds go to Cascade Rail Foundation.
Cedar River Watershed Education Center
19901 Cedar Falls Road S.E.
North Bend, WA 98045
(take exit #32 off I-90)
More directions here.