30th Annual BASH (Bring A Sunbeam Here)
Scranton, PA Sunday, May 29 2005

Enjoy a trip back in time. The 2005 BASH is hosted by TE/AE’s first elected UNITED president Ron Rogers and catered by first lady Maxine at their mountain top home, near the Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, PA. Enjoy a day of memories, tech talk, parts swap, heaven forbid………repairs, development of new contacts and admiration of those who drove Beams. All food, drink and services provided. However, special creations always add character to the food court. The BASH starts roughly about 10:00 AM and continues til all leave.


About $12 (Kids 12 and under free) Payable day of event.
Reservations appreciated; contact Tiger Tom before 21 May.


Rooms have been blocked at this four month old Sleep-Inn (570-961-1116) for $129/nite (reasonable for the date & area). Reference “Sunbeam BASH” for this rate.

Other area motels: (¼ star rating) Econo-Lodge 570-346-8782 (All higher rates & multi star ratings) Days Inn 570-348-6101, Hampton 570-342-7002, Holiday Inn 570-343-4771


Be sure to visit Steamtown’s (http://www.nps.gov/stea/) collection of engines, trains, train shops, trolleys and a ride in the mountains is a destination itself for young and old alike. Plan to visit Steamtown the day before or after the BASH. Many of us have already made plans to spend the day before the BASH at Steamtown. Use this cell phone # 717-926-1221 during the BASH weekend to coordinate your visit with others in the BEAM group.

DIRECTIONS (to the BASH, Lost? Call Roger’s @ 570-489-2717)

From I-81: (Near Scranton)

  • Take Route 6 EAST
  • Exit 1 (Mt. Cobb)
  • Go LEFT, about 2.5 Miles to BASH sign on RIGHT

From I-84

  • Exit 8 (Mt. Cobb)
  • Take Route 247 North
  • Proceed about 2.5 miles to BASH sign on LEFT


  • Reservations appreciated
  • Info Contact Tiger Tom at “ti*******@ao*.com” or 717-832-1116, Leave name and phone #.

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