Friends of the Burlington Northern Railroad
2017 Convention and Membership Meeting
June 7-10
LaQuinta Inn Central Denver
Denver, Colorado

AGENDA

All times are Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) and are subject to change. This page will be updated promptly should any changes occur.


Tuesday, June 6 (optional pre-convention activity)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM             Operating Session at Doug Geiger's Granite Mountain Railway (HO)
 
Wednesday, June 7 (optional pre-convention activity)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM             Operating Session at John Parker's BNSF Fall River Division (HO)

Wednesday, June 7
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM             Registration in hotel
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM             "All Aboard" dinner
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM             Railroading and railfanning around Denver (Kevin Morgan)
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM             Review agenda, Q&A
 
Thursday, June 8
6:00 AM             Gather at hotel, then carpool/caraven to Pawnee Power Plant tour
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM             Pawnee Power Plant tour
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM             Lunch on your own in Brush, Colorado
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM             Railfan back to Denver along the Brush Subdivision
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM             Tour RTD Light Rail Shops in Denver
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM             Dinner on your own
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM             Member photo show
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM             Membership meeting
 
Friday, June 9
8:30 AM             Gather at hotel for BNSF facility tours
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM             BNSF facility tours
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM             Lunch on your own on the way to Longmont
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM             Tour Intermountain Railway in Longmont
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM             Layout Tour - Granite Mountain Railway
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM             Layout Tour - BNSF Fall River Division
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM             Dinner on your own on the way back to Denver
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM             Member photo show
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM             Board of Directors meeting
 
Saturday, June 10
8:30 AM             Gather at hotel for morning tours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM             Denver Union Station tour
10:30 AM - Noon             Drive to and shop at the new Caboose Hobbies store
Noon - 4:00 PM             Colorado Railroad Museum, catered lunch and railfan BNSF Golden Branch and Coors Brewery (time permitting)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM             Happy Hour and White Fence Farm
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM             Banquet, speaker and auction at White Fence Farm