Winter Speaker Series

The Roundhouse may be locked up for the cold winter months, but we are welcoming a lineup of knowledgeable presenters sure to please any offseason visitor with discussions on a variety of railroad topics.  Join us at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum throughout the offseason for our Winter Speaker Series in the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Depot Visitor Center scheduled monthly December through March 2021-2022 
 

Thursday December 9, 2021 at 6PM- Ted Goodman, Architect of the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum 

Join us at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum for an evening with the architect of the roundhouse, Mr. Ted Goodman as he discusses the design process and construction of the Roundhouse from its foundation to its roof. 

Thursday January 13, 2022 at 6PM- Frank O’Hare, Licensed Professional Engineer, Licensed Professional Surveyor 

Join us at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum for an evening with Professional Engineer, Mr. Frank O’Hare as he uses examples of the AOS collections and facilities to discuss engineering innovations.   

Thursday February 10, 2022 at 6PM- Mike Costill, Member of the Age of Steam Roundhouse Organization 

Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum founder, Jerry Joe Jacobson, left behind an impressive collection of photographic slides illustrating his passion for steam railroading. Join, Jerry Jacobson’s longtime friend, Mr. Mike Costill as he shares a digitized portion of Jerry’s photography and the backstories that go with them to a public audience for the very first time. 

Thursday March 10, 2022 at 6PM- Rick Hannegan, Operation Life Saver  

Join us at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum for an evening with Operation Lifesaver, a nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate the public on railroad safety. Listen to a presentation on railroad safety including safety on or near railroad right of ways, properly interpreting railroad crossings, and best practices for safely navigating other railroad properties and facilities. 

These are free events to the public & do not include a tour of the Roundhouse