Meeting Information

All meetings are scheduled for the Stribling Office Building in the Rion yard, 470 Garibaldi Rd, Winnsboro, SC.  All members and guests are welcome.


Board of Trustees Meetings

Board meetings are held at Rion Office building normally from 10am – until unless otherwise noted. Museum members are allowed to attend and observe the meetings (please enter/exit quietly). Please contact the Board Secretary at for a copy of board meeting minutes.

Meeting Dates:

January 12th     10.00 a.m.

March 9th          10:30 a.m.

May 11th            10:30 a.m.

June 8th            10:00 a.m.

July 13th             1:00 p.m.

August 10th      10:00 a.m.

September 14th  10:00 a.m.

October 12th     10:00 a.m.

November 9th 10:30 a.m.

Membership Meetings


January 19, 2019     10:00 a.m.

March 9, 2019          10:00 a.m.

May 11, 2019             10:00 a.m.

July 13, 2019             3:30 p.m.

September 14, 2019    11:30 a.m.    (BBQ lunch served. Call office ahead of time so we can get an accurate count)

November 9, 2019    10:00 a.m.

Train Crew Certification

All train operations at the Museum are under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Adminstration (FRA). As part of meeting the FRA requirments, all train crew members which are Engineers, Conductors and Brakemen must take annual training classes normally held in the spring of each year which consists of classroom time, closed book testing on the Museum’s Book of Operating Rules and Timetable, and hands on training with review. During the year, random in the field testing is also done with all train crew members.

If you are intersted in becoming a part of the Museum’s train crew, please contact Rodger Stroup, Superintendent of Railroad Operations.