Due to Covid-19 and safety concerns,
all Sierra State Parks Foundation events have been canceled
through the end of June, 2020.
- This event has passed.
Sierra Speaker Series: The Chinese: Heroes of the Transcontinental Railroad (VIRTUAL)
September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Sierra Speaker Series has gone virtual! Tune in on SSPF’s Facebook Page. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program.
Jerry Blackwill is president of the Truckee Donner Railroad Society and acting chair of the new Museum of Truckee History. He has done research, written articles, and made presentations about the transcontinental railroad, the Truckee to Lake Tahoe railroad, and the areas logging railroads. He also teaches economics at Truckee’s Sierra College. Previously he was board president of the Sierra State Parks Foundation.