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Slim Princess Engine-18 Silver Spike Celebration!

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Eastern California Museum

155 N. Grant Street

Independence, CA 93526

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If you like trains, photography, history, or just love the Owens Valley, you are invited to participate as we drive the final silver spike and open the throttle on this fully restored steam locomotive. This is Inyo County’s newest “short-line” railroad with over 300-feet of narrow gauge demonstration track.

Date: Monday, July 3, 2017

Location: Eastern California Museum; 155 N. Grant Street; Independence, Ca

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  • 12:00 Noon Silver Spike Celebration (Drive the final spike & Steam Up Engine-18)
  • 4:00 PM Live Bluegrass Music by “Idle Hands”
  • 5:00 PM Tri-Tip Dinner (A vegetarian option is also available).

RSVP: If you are staying for dinner, please RSVP on Eventbrite. We gotta know how many pounds of Tri-Tip to rustle up. (Click on the Green "Register" Button before June 25).

Cost: Suggested Donation Tri-Tip Dinner - $15.00 (RSVP now, but pay at the door on July 3)

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What are my lodging options near the event?

For Motels in Independence, California, call 760-878-8030. For Lone Pine, visit Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce at http://lonepinechamber.org. For Bishop, visit Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at http://www.bishopvisitor.com


What else is happening in Independence?

July 4 (Tuesday) is Independence Day in Independence! At 9 pm, a spectacular fireworks show is presented at the Independence Airport. Other July 4 events include a parade, kids’ games, a fun run, and pie sales. The Inyo National Forest and the Manzanar National Historic site are within seven miles of Independence.

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