Beaver Valley May Days to feature Spring Spirit Express
The first annual Nelson and Fort Sheppard Spring Spirit Express will be operating during Fruitvale’s Beaver Valley May Days, Saturday, May 23. Owned by Atco Wood Products, the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway train will run from Fruitvale to Beaver Falls and back for a 45-minute round trip, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sponsors of the Spring Spirit Express are:
o Atco Wood Products
o Powertech Electric
o Columbia Power Corporation
o McEwan & Co. Law Corporation
o Regional District Kootenay Boundary Area A
o Retriev Technologies
o HUB International Insurance
o Hall Printing
Pictured are Atco Wood Products/Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway owners Rebecca and Scott Weatherford along with some of the Spring Spirit Express sponsors – left to right: Rebecca Weatherford, Jessica Sperry from McEwan & Co. Law Corporation, Kathy Bruce from Retrieve Technologies, Bree Seabrook of Columbia Power and Scott Weatherford.
Train tickets are available by donation of a non-perishable food item; for more information, please contact the Village of Fruitvale office at (250) 367-7551.