2021 Western Pacific
Historical Convention

SureStay Plus Reno Airport Plaza Hotel
Reno, Nevada


“Celebrating the Western Pacific Family”
September 16 - 18, 2021 - Thursday, Friday, Saturday
PLUS special Sunday events at the
Western Pacific Railroad Museum - Portola


  • Historic and Modeling Clinics
  • Archive and Photo Exhibits
  • Rare Films from the Virgil Staff Collection
  • Fundraising Prize Raffle
  • Vendors and Special Guests
  • Model Railroad Tours
  • Saturday night Banquet Speaker: former WP trainman Tom Hervey

Presentations include:

  • Western Pacific MOW Equipment
  • History of WP’s Plumas County Branches
  • The WP in World War II
  • UP Centennials on the WP
  • Wrecks and Derailments
  • and more!

More information will be posted here as it becomes confirmed.

Sunday Events at the WPRM in Portola:

  • Special Tours of Chris Skow's Garden Ry and Artifacts
  • Docent tours of WPRM Collection
  • Special Train Rides at WPRM

Free Bus will take guests from Reno to Portola.

Downloadable convention flyer and mail-in registration form HERE!.

FRRS members and non-members are welcomed!
We hope to see you there!

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Model & Photo Contest Information:

Members of the FRRS in good standing attending the WP convention are invited to submit one or more models and photographs in the annual convention contest. More information and entry forms are available below.



Hotel Information:
The hotel address is: 1981 Terminal Way, Reno, NV 89502
Reservation Code is: WPRM
Hotel Direct Reservation Telephone Number is: (775) 348-6370

Downloadable PDF file about hotel HERE!

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