I had a great time at my second La Plata Rail Days! Not only is it a great event for train and railroading enthusiasts like me, but it's also a wonderful chance to meet up with the awesome people who comprise the online Virtual Railfan community. I'm a YouTube live-chat moderator for VRF, so it's awesome to meet in real life the people who I've "spoken to" on the screen.
The event is a benefit for the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation, which is based in La Plata and built the Railroad Overlook and is developing Overlook Park into a railfan destination. To support these efforts and for more info about past, present and future Rail Days, please visit APRHF.org.