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Education

TDRS offers many educational opportunities.


Truckee Days August 2013

As part of Truckee’s 20 – 150 year anniversary celebration the Truckee Donner Historical and the Truckee Donner Railroad Societies staged information devoted to the Coburn station and early life in Truckee, the transcontinental railroad, logging railroads of Truckee, the Truckee to Tahoe City tourist railroad, the snowbound streamliner and snow removal. In addition, children of all ages rode on the model trains run by the Sacramento Valley Live Steamers.

Education Outreach - Upon request, Truckee Donner Railroad Society will do mini-classes for grade school children. Read a narrative of one.

Operation Lifesaver - Operation Lifesaver is a non-profit, international continuing public education program first established in 1972 to end collisions, deaths and injuries at places where roadways cross train tracks, and on railroad rights-of-way
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Further Reading - To find out more about logging, the Transcontinental Railroad, and other railroads of the Truckee area, look for some of the following books.

Video's of trains in action - See the exciting train operation in and around the Truckee area. Find some video's that cover the area's trains.

 

Trestle Tour

2012 Trestle Tours are ended for the year. Check back in the early spring of 2103 for details of the 2013 Trestle Tours. .

 

 Geotourism

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