Saturday, January 24, 2015

New News...................................

In a scene that could have been shot in the 1950's, Conway Scenic Railroad # 7470 charges by the Bartlett Roundhouse during the annual "Steam in the snow" event. Photo by Bill Willis, copies available, check out http://www.preciousescapes.webs.com/ Click on the picture to see the full shot.



NEW BOARD!!
                      Due to health reasons, Scotty Mallett has resigned as President of the Society. Amanda Fogg, Vice President, was unable to assume the Presidents post due to time and family constraints.
Listed below are the new board of directors.

Peter Davis: President
Cam Sargent: Vice President/Safety and work session chair
Sandra Abbott: Treasurer and Secretary
Doug Andrew: Board Member
Dennis Adams:Board Member
Steve Nickless: Board Member
Amanda Fogg: Board member
Scotty Mallett: Board member/State of NH and Conway Scenic Liaison/ Curator of Special Collections/ Public Relations Chair

SHOW!!
Our 4th annual Model RR Show will be held again at the gym of the Bartlett Elementary School on Saturday May 23, 2015 from 10-4

Grants
We applied this year for 3 grants in the total amount of 24,000. Unfortunately we were denied all three this year. We just have to keep trying!!



Monday, October 27, 2014

Great News

Hi Everyone,
                     Well it's official, the following comes from Peter Michaud at the NH Division Of Historical Resources:

The State Historical Resources Council or SHRC met today and approved the Bartlett Round House for nomination to the National Register.  The nomination should be heading out later this week or at the top of next week.

Congratulations!  I will let you know when the nomination has been accepted by NPS and is listed to the NR.

Great News Indeed, a big THANK YOU to all that have supported the saving of the Roundhouse along the way!

Scotty Mallett
BRHPS President

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Before work began.........





These photos are all from the collection of James Hodgdon Jr. They show the Roundhouse in the late 1990-2004 time era. This is before any work was done and when the building was slated for demolition. Thank you Jim for the use of the photos.