Freedom Train Reunion 1998
The 1998 reunion
was held in Sacramento,
California, hosted by Red 16, Larry Wines at the Hawthorne Suites
tours of the California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento and
the Capitol area, plus a ride on the Yolo Shortline Railroad. American
Freedom Train artifacts, mostly from the former B&O Railroad
Museum collection, were brought in for all to see.
was aboard the sternwheeler Elizabeth Louise. Sunday dinner
on the Yolo was aboard the private railcar Burrard.
This was the
first reunion where AFT staffers were joined by some of the remaining
veterans of the 1947-1949 Freedom Train.
Image: Lou Nelson
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