Events

The Society meets the second Mondays of the month February through November at the Barron Senior Center, 12 N. 3rd St., Barron, WI, except where time and place are changed as noted. Meetings are free and open to the public.

October 11, Barron Senior Center, 6:45 p.m. 12 N. 3rd St., Barron, WI

Arlyn Colby will present a program on the railroads that served Barron County.  Mr. Colby has written 7 books about branchline railroads that served West Central Wisconsin.  He will talk about The Blueberry Line, The Park Falls Line, The Chippewa Valley Line, The Mondovi Line, The Cornell Line, The Spring Valley Line and The Ellsworth Line.  His books will be available for sale after the program.

Mr. Colby is a retired high school mathematics teacher and coach at Barron High School.  His program on the railroads that served the Barron area will bring the past glory days of trains to life with many interesting pictures and facts.