Join ASR as Steam Engineer and Professional Steam Locomotive Contractor Gary Bensman recounts his vast experiences of operating and restoring many of the steam locomotives that have been in operation over the past 30 years, including the 1980’s restoration of Reading T1 no. 2100, the initial 1970’s restoration of the NKP 765, and his latest achievement of returning C&O no. 1309 to conquer the mountains at the WMSR.
Your ticket will include not only Gary’s incredible presentation, but also a tour of the 2100’s progress & the roundhouse at the Midwest Railway Preservation Society with GTW 2-8-2 no. 4070, and a 4 course Dinner.