Ken Roller

Arrival 5-9-1948
Departure 12-31-2017


Long time FRRS member Ken Roller passed away Sunday December 31, 2017.

Ken had been a fixture at the museum for many years, starting in 1983. He is well known around town with many of his locomotive paintings hung on walls throughout the area and beyond.

A service for Ken Roller was held on Saturday, January 13th at 1:00 PM at the "Sierra Valley Church" (Hwy 70 & Genesee Rd - the former Beckwith Tavern) in Beckwourth, CA. Internment followed the service.



Ken's member profile from the September/October 1998 Train Sheet

Ken was the Railroad Days Grand Marshall in 2017, you can read the Portola Reporter article starting on page 1 here and continuing on page 3 here.