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Lake Shore Railway Historical Society, North East, Pennsylvania, is proud to announce that James R. Hertwig, President of Florida East Coast Railway(FECR), will be the Guest of Honor/Featured Speaker at its 2016 Annual Banquet to be held Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 5:00pm.

“Jim Hertwig is a leader in the transportation industry who has shown his diverse capabilities,” said Ray Grabowski, Jr., president of Lake Shore Railway Historical Society, “He is a hometown Erie-area guy who continues to use his exceptional talents during very interesting times in the industry.” Mr. Hertwig will share his experience in the industry including his work with GE on the recent FECR locomotive purchase.

Reservation forms for the Event are available at the Lake Shore Railway Museum in North East, PA, at the TriState Rail Federal Credit Union in Erie, PA, and online at The event, which includes a buffet dinner, is $25 per person and is open to all—you do not need to be a Lake Shore Railway Historical Society member to attend. The event will occur at St. James Place, Erie, PA, just a few blocks from the Erie PA General Electric Locomotive Assembly Plant. All reservations must be received by Lake Shore Railway Museum by Tuesday, April 7, 2016. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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