Railway Days in Pictures: Day Two

Railways Days — it is one of the city’s longest running and most successful festivals and draws people from across the continent.

This year’s version got underway on Thursday and continued on Friday. Here are some images from the day’s events:

The CPR Business Car at the Revelstoke Railway Museum saw plenty of action on Friday morning. You can enjoy coffee and muffins there every morning fduring Railway Days from 10 until 11 am. David F. Rooney photo
Guests at the Railway Museum's Last Spike Dinner and silent auction enjoyed their choice of steak, chicken or salmon produced by Rusty Berarducci, followed by a bevy of desserts baked by museum volunteers led by Anne Merritt. David F. Rooney photo
Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society President David Johnson presents Ken Magnes with a lifetime membership not only in recognition of Ken's key role in initiating the museum and helping find the financing for it, but for his years-long dedication to its operation and landscaping. David F. Rooney photo
Ken Magne's wife, Kay, also received a lifetime membership because of her role in the background, encouraging Ken and making it possible for him to be one of the museum's benefactors. David F. Rooney photo
Salmon Arm Country & Western singer Abe Zacharias provided the musical entertainment for the Last Spike dinner. David F. Rooney photo
Emily Beaumont and Anita Hallewas enjoy a post-dinner chat with friends as Abe Zacharias sings at the Last Spike dinner. David F. Rooney photo
The Visual Arts Centre's Mid-Summer Arts Fair got underway Friday evening. There are lots of works by local artists on offer at this month-long art sale. The Centre is open Tuesday through Friday and on Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm until September 2. David F. Rooney photo
Need bowls? Woodworkers like Ken Talbot and Corin Flood have bowls a-plenty on offer at the Mid-Summer Affordable Art Fair. David F. Rooney
This image by Ivy Hume is one of many being offered for sale through a silent auction at the Visual Arts Centre. The images are from the Revelstoke Art Group's collection and the proceeds will go to the Visual Arts Centre and the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. David F. Rooney photo
Paintings by local artists such as Peter Blackmore and Carmen Segger are among the art works on sale for relatively little money. David F. Rooney photo