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2019 Convention


  • Holliday Inn Express 16 Wolf Road Albany, NY, 12205 United States (map)

The 2019 PCRRHS Annual Convention will be held September 19-21 at the Holiday Inn Express Wolf Road in Albany, NY. The hotel has a discounted block of rooms reserved for the convention at a rate of $119 (+14% tax) per night, including breakfast. This rate will be available until August 23. Make your reservation by calling the hotel directly at 518-459-3600. Use the group code PCR to obtain the convention discount.

Friday afternoon will feature a tour of the Albany Port Railroad, and on Saturday morning we will have a tour of CSX’s Selkirk Yard. Tours are limited to 55 participants. All tour attendees must be 16 years of age or older and must wear long pants and hard-soled shoes or boots.

Details on the Thursday and Friday evening presentations are still being worked out, so check back here for details.

The convention banquet will be held Saturday night at the convention hotel featuring an Italian buffet-style dinner. The banquet speaker will be Bruce B. Becker, Vice President of Operations of the Rail Passengers Association.

Registrations received before August 23 get a discount off of the regular registration price. Registration ends on September 7, so be sure to register early! Visit the convention registration page in the Society Store to register online or by mail.

Top photo by Roger Puta, from the Marty Bernard collection.