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2024 JHARM Speaker Series – Don Hofsommer

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Don Hofsommer, national railroad author, historian, and speaker will will present Puddlejumpers at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, 225 10th Street in Boone, Iowa at 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 6, 2024.

Professor Hofsommer will present a free illustrated Powerpoint ZOOM program on important aspects of railroad Doodlebugs (gas-electrics). How they began, their contribution to Iowa railroads, as well as their lasting impact. One would find gas-electrics in all corners of Iowa during their heyday. Join us for this fascinating look at this part of Iowa railroad history.

Join us via ZOOM, or in person at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum. For ZOOM connection info e-mail [email protected].

This program is partially sponsored by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.


April 6
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum
225 10th Street
Boone, IA 50036 United States
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