Walking tour and presentation about the history of railroads in the Quad Cities, including the famous Rock Island Lines, led by Roald Tweet. This event is a "Riverine Walk," part of River Action’s "Explore the River" education series.
Saturday, August 17, 2013, from 9 to 10:30 AM. The presentation will take place in conjunction with a walking tour, so attendees are encouraged to dress accordingly. Attendees should meet at River Heritage Park in the 700 block of East River Drive, Davenport, Iowa. Admission cost: free for members of River Action; $5 for non-members. (However, IHC funds have been used to provide free tickets to selected local organizations.) Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Those who wish to pre-register online may do so here: http://www.mcssl.com/SecureCart/ViewCart.aspx?mid=301F8E00-320F-4697-8ACC-5AE0F773B78B&sctoken=5c170daddf654c95a0645e74c735facb&bhcp=1. Those who wish to register by phone may call (563) 322-2969.