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“Movies & Trains with Behind the Scenes”

March 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an exciting lecture brought to you by The Comstock Foundation and Piper’s Opera House.

All aboard for a new lecture by Jim Clark, Hollywood’s Train Man.
Jim is a veteran of over 250 major motion pictures, an engineer and train production coordinator. This lecture will feature some of his biggest films with behind-the-scenes stories that are sure to amaze. Coupled with Q&A plus film clips of action sequences from “The Lone Ranger”, “Wild Wild, West“, Lethal Weapon 4”, SwitchBack”, “Throw Momma from the Train”, “X Files”, to mention a few.




Jim Clark has over thirty-five years of railroad motion picture experience, professionalism, knowledge, script breakdown and development, budget preparation, scout locations, equipment acquisition, transportation, props, set dressing, track construction, liaison with railroad personnel, compliance with Federal regulations, implement and execute a railroad specific safety program. 

Provide operating crews, coordinate schedules, obtain track and railroad equipment, assist with special effects and stunt requirements, implement safety programs and more.

Due to the Governor’s restrictions, only 100 people will be admitted to seating observing masking and social distancing.

Doors open at 6:30pm; Lecture starts at 7:00pm

Cash bar upstairs

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March 4, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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