FAIRBANKS — People from across the country are expected in Fairbanks next month for the opportunity to ride rare rails as part of the 2013 National Railway Historical Society Convention, which Alaska is hosting in September.
The convention runs Sept. 14-22.
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“It’s never been done,” said Dan Osborne former president of Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad and now a member of the NRHS. Osborne is the primary contact in Fairbanks, organizing events. “And it’ll get members on trips they’ve never been on before.”