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We invite you to join the Feather River Rail Society and become a member of the "Willing People!"

The spirit of the "Willing People" lives on at the Feather River Rail Society, operators of the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, California.  We carry on that spirit volunteering at the museum or working offsite on a wide range of society activities.  In addition to operating the museum, we are the caretakers of the history of the Western Pacific Railroad in our Historical/Archive Department.  Regardless of task, profession, gender, age, or level of railroad knowledge, as members we volunteer our time and skills to continue that spirit started more than 100 years ago on the Western Pacific Railroad.  We'd love to welcome YOU into our family!

Membership in the Feather River Rail Society is a rewarding experience.  Your contribution will help to keep the museum and the history of the Western Pacific Railroad alive.  Currently the society produces two publications which, depending on membership level, may be included with your dues.  The Train Sheet is the society members' newsletter and provides current information concerning the Western Pacific Railroad Museum.  The Western Pacific Headlight is the society's journal of WP history and includes articles of interest for modelers and those wishing to know more of the historical aspects of the Western Pacific and subsidiary roads.
 
Admission to the museum and train rides are free for FRRS members (cab rides are extra fare with member discount.)  Members and their guests are encouraged to visit the museum and to join in the activities.  Caboose trains operate every weekend during the summer operating season and in December as seasonal "Santa Trains."  Various project work parties are held year round.  Join the society and join us as we preserve and share the spirit of the "Willing People" for generations to come.


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Select Membership Level:

Associate - $25.00 annually ($40.00 USD foreign)
  • No voting rights
  • Receives The Train Sheet
  • Does not receive The Headlight
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • May volunteer at the museum after signing a General Release form
  • Cannot join the Operating or Mechanical Departments
Active - $50.00 annually ($65.00 USD foreign)
  • Voting rights for one
  • Receives The Train Sheet and The Headlight
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop (with membership card)
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • May volunteer at the museum
  • Eligible to join Operating or Mechanical Departments
Family - $80.00 annually ($95.00 USD foreign)
  • Covers two adults and children 18 & under at same address
  • Voting rights for two
  • Receives two membership cards
  • Receives one subscription to The Train Sheet and The Headlight
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop (with membership card)
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • May volunteer at the museum (some age restrictions)
  • Eligible to join Operating or Mechanical Departments
Sustaining - $150.00 annually ($165.00 USD foreign)
  • Voting rights for one
  • Receives The Train Sheet and The Headlight
  • 15% discount in the Gift Shop (with membership card)
  • Eight free train ride tickets for non-member friends and family
  • Special recognition pin
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • Priority tickets/notice on special museum events
  • May volunteer at the museum
  • Eligible to join Operating or Mechanical Departments
Life - $1800.00 one time (or 4 annual payments of $450.00)
  • Voting rights for one
  • Receives The Train Sheet and The Headlight
  • 15% discount in the Gift Shop (with membership card)
  • Special recognition pin and laminated membership card
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • Priority tickets/notice on special museum events
  • May volunteer at the museum
  • Eligible to join Operating or Mechanical Departments
  • Can be paid in installments *
Family Life - $3000.00 one time (or 4 annual payments of $750.00)
  • Covers two adults and children 18 & under at same address
  • Voting rights for two
  • Receives two membership cards
  • Receives one subscription to The Train Sheet and The Headlight
  • 15% discount in the Gift Shop (with membership card)
  • Special recognition pin and laminated membership cards for two adults
  • Free admission and train rides (with membership card)
  • Priority tickets/notice on special museum events
  • May volunteer at the museum (some age restrictions)
  • Eligible to join Operating or Mechanical Departments
  • Can be paid in installments *
Institutional - $60.00 annually ($75.00 USD foreign)
  • Special membership for other 501(c)3 or equivalent organizations
    (verification required)
  • No voting rights
  • Receives both The Train Sheet and The Headlight (2 copies each)
  • Free Admission to WPRM Museum with identity card from member institution
  • Twenty free train ride tickets for organization members and families
  • Institutional members are not eligible to volunteer

Please indicate if you are New or Renewing:

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* - If making installment payments, the Life/Family Life membership card(s) will be sent upon receipt of the final payment. Until such time as the Life/Family Life membership is paid in full, the member will receive the equivalent yearly membership card. All payments towards a life membership are non-refundable and failure to make a scheduled payment by the due date will result in forfeiture of the funds paid towards the life membership. After the initial payment, future payments will be billed by mail. Please call the museum at 1-530-832-4131 for more information.

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