The Friends have another lunchtime program coming up. Come join us on June 13th to learn about the history of railroads in Rensselaer. Here’s a description of the program:
Date: June 13th, 2012
Time: 12:15pm- 1:15pm
Location: 7th floor Librarians Room, New York State Library
From the 1840s to today Rensselaer has seen a rich array of locomotives, structures, and notable trains, all helping to establish Rensselaer’s rail prominence and the industry’s importance to and involvement in the community. In this program, sponsored by the Friends of the New York State Library, historian Ernie Mann will talk about the history of railroads in Rensselaer. The lecture will be based on his book Railroads of Rensselaer (Arcadia Publishing, 2009). Registration is recommended.