Celebrate the history of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern railroads (1888-2013) and the future of the Eastside TRailway Alliance Sept. 14-15.
Co-chairs are Snohomish Mayor Karen Guzak and Woodinville Councilmember Les Rubstello.
• Rail symposium –Saturday, September 14, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at AngelArmsWorks, 230 Avenue B in Snohomish. The morning speakers will review the historical significance of the Eastside Rail Corridor and the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern railroads.
The afternoon will feature speakers discussing the vision of the corridor and a regular Eastside TRailway alliance meeting.
• Community Forum –Sunday, September 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The current freight operator, Eastside Freight, will run a special caboose for community leaders from Woodinville to Snohomish. The Pacific Railcar Operators will also be running "speeders" right-of-way vehicles on the rail. Music performances will enhance the celebration of the start and end of the Woodinville to Snohomish trip.
Presenting organizations: Woodinville Heritage Society and Snohomish Historic Downtown Association
Initial sponsors: City of Snohomish, City of Woodinville, AngelArmsWorks, Cascadia Center at Discovery Inst., Snohomish Then and Now, All Aboard Washington
Location: Woodinville: Along the railroad tracks across from the Woodinville Post Office
Snohomish: Harvey Field grounds along railroad tracks and displays at the City of Snohomish information center