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ANNUAL GREAT FALLS SYMPOSIUM ON INDUSTRIAL ARCHEOLOGY IN THE NEW YORK - NEW JERSEY AREA
on the Industrial Archeology of the New York - New Jersey Area

Sunday, October 23rd, 10am-5pm
At the Rogers Locomotive Works Storage Building
32 Spruce St. in Paterson, in the Great Falls National Historical Park

Please join us for the paper sessions, lunch and historic book and postcard vendors
Followed by a walking tour of the surrounding Great Falls Park area.

PROGRAM: (Mouse over the session titles to see descriptions of them. or CLICK for a downloadable pdf.)
  9:00 REGISTRATION, COFFEE AND REFRESHMENTS

10:00 WELCOME
            by John "Sandy" Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

10:15 ROGERS LOCOMOTIVE WORKS ERECTING SHOP: SITE DEVELOPMENT,
            SALVAGE ARCHAEOLOGY AND REHABILITATION

            Presented by Patrick Harshbarger, Vice-President, Hunter Research

10:45 GOLD AND GLASS IN ROMANIAN INDUSTRY
            Presented by John "Sandy" Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

11:15 DEATH OF THE HUBER BREAKER: THE LOSS OF AN ANTHRACITE ICON
            Presented by Bode Morin, Ph.D. Eckley Miner's Village,
            PA Historical Museum Commission

12:00 LUNCH and vendor's tables

  1:00 FILMS
           Working Places: National Case Studies to show What Can You Do With Paterson's
           Old Mills, 1978, 20 min. (16mm film projection)
           The Huber Breaker, WVIA TV "Back in the Day" series, 2014, 10 min.

  1:30 MEMBERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPDATES

  2:00 GENERAL MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE GREAT FALLS NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
            by Darren Boch, Superintendent, Great Falls National Historical Park

  2:30 NEXT STEPS FOR THE S.U.M. RACEWAY: INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE AND
            WATER MANAGEMENT IN PATERSON, NJ

            Presented by Gianfranco Archimede, Vice President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

  3:00 BREAK refreshments provided

  3:30 WALKING TOURS participants are invited to choose one:
           Hinchcliffe Stadium & the Paterson's Baseball Legacy
           guided by Brrian LoPinto, President, Friends of Hinchcliffe Stadium
           S.U.M. Raceway & Dams
           guided by Gianfranco Archimede, Vice President, RCSIA

  4:45 RECONVENE AT ROGERS MEETING CENTER

  5:00 CLOSING REMARKS
            by John "Sandy" Needham, President, Roebling Chapter, SIA

LOCATION: Rogers Locomotive Works Storage Building, 32 Spruce Street, Paterson, NJ. CLICK for directions
SCHEDULE: Doors open 9:00 AM for check in and coffee; presentations begin at 10 AM
FEE: $20 per person (includes lunch) if received by Oct. 15; or $30 at the door
        (Students with ID may register for $7 at door, does not include lunch)
TO REGISTER: Send your name(s) plus fee (make check payable to Roebling Chapter SIA) to:

               RCSIA Symposium
               c/o Kevin Pegram, RCSIA Treasurer
               59 Continental Avenue
               Forest Hills, NY 11375-5213

ADA Notice: The Rogers Storage Building is accessible. If you require assistance, notify us when registering
so we can show you a stair-less route, including a chair lift and elevator.

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