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Lecture Series Continues – Thursday, September 7th! “The History of Trains in Western Movies!” by Jim Clark

We are pleased to continue the 2023 Lecture Series! THIS LECTURE IS SOLD OUT!!!

Dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. and lecture starts at 7:00 p.m.

The Evolution of Filmmaking:

Beginning in December of 1903 with the Edison/Porter Silent Classic “The
Great Train Robbery” both the movie Western and birth of the motion picture
industry was born. The dynamic image of a train and steam locomotive helped
propel the excitement and imagery to audiences as never before. Join us as
our own Jim Clark. “The Train Man”, takes us through a journey of Trains in
Western films from 1903 forward. The entire long cut silent version of The
Great Train Robbery at a staggering eleven minutes will lead our presentation.


He’s back with more movies and insights!  Jim Clark is a veteran of over 250 major movies over the many decades.

As an engineer, train coordinator and actor, he’s been killed in movies more times than he can count.

Jim Clark has over thirty-five years of railroad motion picture experience, professionalism, knowledge, script breakdown and development, budget preparation, scout locations, equipment acquisition, transportation, props, set dressing, track construction, liaison with railroad personnel, compliance with Federal regulations, implement and execute a railroad specific safety program.
Provide operating crews, coordinate schedules, obtain track and railroad  equipment, assist with special effects and stunt requirements, implement safety programs and more.

Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $10 per person.

Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! We Serve dinner before the lecture at 4:30, 5, & 5:30 p.m.

Please fill out this reservation form to sign up for this exciting lecture:  SOLD OUT

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