2019 Speaker Series


To join the Friends of the Valley Railroad for our first Railroad Speaker Series.  Join us on select nights August – September in the Oliver Jensen Gallery, located at Essex Station at the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat.  Come spend the evening with us as we share some great great stories about various railroading topics from the past to present.  Talks start at 6pm and light refreshments will be served.  Hope to see you there!

Max Miller

Valley Railroad Historian
“History of the Valley Line”

Thursday August 1st, 2019
Orion Newell-Vuillemont

18 year old Railroad Conservator
“Saving History at a Young Age”

Thursday August 15st, 2019
David Conrad

Former Chief Mechanical Officer of VRR
“Creating NH Locomotive 3025”

Saturday September 7st, 2019

Time: 6pm – 8pm

1 Railroad Ave, Essex, CT