Burlington Route Historical Society

2017 Spring Meet
April 8, 2017

Meet Location: Riverview Banquets
1117 North Washington Avenue
Batavia, IL 
Website: http://riverviewbanquets.com

Meet Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites
1555 E. Fabyan Parkway
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-208-8811
Website: http://www.genevacomfortinn.com 

Rooms blocked for Friday and
Saturday nights at $89.99 plus tax
Block Expires 3/20/2017

Activities: Swap Meet for Membership 
Clinics, Banquet & Speaker


Ladies Off-Site Day Trip Itinerary - April 8, 2017
~ Sharon Hendricks Host ~

9:00am - Leave Riverview Banquets
Go to Batavia Indoor Saturday Market
10:30am - leave for Geneva, Il- 3rd Street.
11:30am - Lunch at Fiora's ===>
1:00-2:00pm - Shopping in Geneva
2:15pm - Dessert at Chocolate Shop
3:30pm - Leave for Riverview Banquets

+Full Fare plus Ladies Off-Site Day Trip includes bus transportation, noon meal and dessert.


2017 Fall Meet &
Annual Business Meeting
October 5th to 8th, 2017

Meet Location: Hickory Grove Convention Center
1127 N. 7th Street
Rochelle, IL 61068
Website: http://www.hickorygrovebcc.com/

Hotel(s) and rates have yet TBD

We have invited members of the Rio Grande Modeling and Historical Society to participate in this meet!

  • The 5th the arrival date with train viewing at the BNSF/UP crossing with an evening slide presentation TBA 

  • The 6th a field trip to the Illinois Railway Museum and a Ladies event - details of both TBA 

  • The 7th the morning Annual Business Meeting, Swap Meet, afternoon clinics (both CB&Q and D&RGW TBA), evening banquet and CB&Q-related program TBA 

  • The 8th a breakfast buffet with a D&RGW program

  • Rochelle, Illinois Depot, October 1981, Kodachrome by Chuck Zeiler. This depot was built in 1921 and demolished on December 17, 2007.