you to all of you who
sent well wishes
to me on my cataract surgery. I’m
very happy to report that all went well, and I’m
the improvement in my vision.
Our next scheduled event is the “Annual Family &
July 22, noon to? at the Plum Creek Church,
550 Center New Texas Road,
Pittsburgh, Pa 15061. This is the same place that we
had the picnic last year. The picnic will be hosted
by the PGRS officers. The club will provide the
and buns for the main dish.
are asking the members to fill out the menu with
sides of your choice. We’ll need snacks, salad,
sides, and dessert. Please call Clark Kemmerer or
Alice Angelo and let them know by July 18, what you
will be bringing and how many are coming. Phone
(412)795-0524 or email
Just a reminder, there
is a small playground for the kids.
We will have a small business meeting at the picnic
to talk about doing the “Greenberg Great Train and
Toy Show” this fall November 4-5.
We could also apply for January
6-7, of next year.
We could also apply to do both.
What would be good dates for a train ride at East
Broad Top Railroad, a Day trip,
or Cass an overnight trip,
or doing both. Please bring your ideas and
Again, just a reminder;
July 22 at
the picnic is
the dead line for turning in your clothing to get
the club logo placed
had requests from members about the availability of
getting shirts with the club logo on them. Tina has
been working with level one graphics who
had done work for us back in 2015. Tina and I will
be collecting clothing items up till the
cost of the embroidery is $10 per item.
you have your name with the item. We can also get
hats but need a minimum order of ten. If you have
any questions call Tina or me and we’ll try to
Thank you to all our members, friends, and family
help make our display at the “Anything on Wheels”
show a big success. Saturday, we had 200 people come
in to see our display and close to that on Sunday.
PGRS received a lot of compliments on
nice our display was. A big thank you to Barrie
Baker for being
our point man for us with the trolley museum.
(Please see photos of the display and our workers)
Thank you to Dan Cinowalt for coming over and
helping me move the buildings.
you to Dave Bodnar for the use of his two PCC street
cars and trolley
that he had made.
were a big hit moving up and down through
The Pennsylvanian Trolley Museum made a very nice
donation to the PGRS of $150
thank the club for being a big part their weekend.
The museum also had a lot of compliments on
and hope the club will come back again when their
new building is completed.
Update on the calendar for the Annual Christmas
the date for the party to December 9, because the
Monongahela River, Rail & Transportation Museum will
be open the first Saturday of each month 10AM to 2PM.
of our members
will be at
the museum running the trains. The Christmas party
will be at Collier Township Community Center,
5 Lobaugh Street,
Collier, Pa 15071. Please save the date on your
This may be a good time to say we are still looking
for volunteers to help out
on the Saturdays the museum is open. Anyone
who would like to learn how to run the trains and
volunteer please contact John Weimer (724)832-9541
the schedule to cover July 1 are
Bill Patterson and Dan Cinowalt, and August 5, John
& Tina. Looking for help for the balance of the year!