The following PowerPoint talks, presentations, and tours about the Historic Birmingham Mineral Railroad have been scheduled. Unless otherwise indicated, the presentations are free and open to the public, and reservations are not necessary. Be sure to check back here or check with the organization just prior to any of the meetings you plan to attend to make sure they have not been changed. If you know of other groups that would like to have a program presentation about the BMRR or if you would like more information about any of the meetings listed here, contact James Lowery at [email protected]
UPCOMING Scheduled BMRR Presentations:
March 11, 2020. TENTATIVE. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Birmingham, Alabama
Recent PAST Presentations:
October 16, 2019. Pinson Public Library, Pinson, Alabama
September 20, 2019. Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society Annual Convention, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
July 11, 2019. Encore Club, Hoover, Alabama.
June 13, 2019. Trussville Public Library, Trussville, Alabama.
June 1, 2019. Kiwanis Vulcan Trail Walking Tour along BMRR roadbed for Adults 50+ group at Trinity United Methodist Church. James Lowery, leader.
March 24, 2019. Kiwanis Vulcan Trail Hike along BMRR roadbed as part of Vulcan Park and Museum 2019 Spring Walking Tour Series. James Lowery, leader.
March 23, 2019. Kiwanis Vulcan Trail Hike along BMRR roadbed as part of Vulcan Park and Museum 2019 Spring Walking Tour Series. James Lowery, leader.
January 19, 2019. Mid-South Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Leeds, Alabama.
November 17, 2018. Alabama Geological Society Meeting and Field Trip, Birmingham, Alabama.
October 11, 2018. Cahaba Group of the Sierra Club, Birmingham, Alabama.
July 21, 2018. Mid-South Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, (short presentation), Leeds, Alabama.
April 4, 2018. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Birmingham, Alabama.
August 11, 2017. Etowah Historical Society, Gadsden, Alabama.
July 10, 2017. Southern Company Services / Southern Nuclear Company Retirees
June 10, 2017. Southeastern Regional Convention and Train Show, National Model Railroad Association.
April 20, 2017. Jefferson County Historical Association
April 13, 2017. Shepherd’s Center, Bluff Park United Methodist Church
February 18, 2017. Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum — Members Banquet
February 15, 2017. Birmingham Fern Society
November 17, 2016. Samford University Retirees Group
October 29, 2016. Mid-South Chapter of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society. Short program entitled “How to Go From Birmingham to Tuscaloosa on the BMRR.”
October 6, 2016. Clay Historical Society.
September 20, 2016. Hoover Historical Society.