Over 100 people visited the rail car during the course of Trail Appreciation Day. Not only did we enjoy that large variety of visitors, but we also received several gifts for our displays from John Brunony, Scott Schuller, John Warhold and Susan Forney.
Pictured L-R: Sandy Cover and Susan Forbes
The P&LE traincar got a badly needed new door today thanks to the craftsmanship of Scott Shoff who took a stack of roughcut lumber and fashioned it into a beautiful new door for our traincar. A special thanks to Sam Cover, Gilbert Skowronek and son Steve for helping with the installation.
The train car will be open on Labor Day during and after The Poker Run so please sign up to ride the event and see the car.
Thank you Diana Shoff for making the vdeo!
Beginning in August 2015, the Rail Car has been undergoing extensive renovation inside and outside. Thank you Sam and Sandy Cover and the Belle Vernon and West Newton Rotaries for your hard work and dedication
Read and see more HERE story by Joe Napsha, Tribune Review, 2015-07-18
The pictures below show Club Member Sam Clover, left and Select Paint Services owner Bart Thompson, watch as William Thompson pressure washes the rail car. William Thompson, above, prepares the rail car for painting as part of the project to renovate the car into a rail museum. This project is undertaken jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Belle Vernon and West Newton.
Pictures by Sam Clover, Frank Jaworowski, and Donna Morrison.