Life on the Rails: the Story of a CVRR Engineer

June 1 @ 7:00 pm

This presentation by Kevin Talhelm is based on the article “James Talhelm 1840-1921: The Story of An Engineer,” which was published in the 2020 Cumberland County Historical Society Journal. This presentation is filled with short stories of train accidents and near misses experienced by James throughout his career.


The Cumberland County Historical Society, founded in 1874, is dedicated to collect, preserve, interpret, and promote the rich history of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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