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Recent Events:

  • Featured speaker Riverwood Square February 20th, 2020

  • Sept 21, 2019 Railway Days at Via Rail Station

  • May 25, 2019 Doors Open Winnipeg at Via Rail Station

  • November 6, 2018 Presentation to the Manitoba Hydro Retirees Interest Group 

  • May 26, 2018 Doors Open Winnipeg at Via Rail Station

  • May 16, 2018 Prairie Prebysterian Church  interest group at  590 University Crescent

  • September 16 and 17th, 2017 was at " Railway Days " at Via Rail  Station where  Streetcar # 356 was on display 

  • Featured speaker September 11, 2017  Charleswood Historical Society  

  • May 26, 2017 - "Doors Open Winnipeg"  at Via Rail Station 

  • Featured speaker April 4th,2017   Manitoba Antique Association

  • ​Featured speaker Winnipeg Rail Museum's Annual General Meeting.  Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at the Canadinns Windsor Park location.

  • Article about Brian and his book in the Southwestern Newspaper - by Trevor Smith  

  • Featured speaker January 27, 2017 presented to the men's group at the Portsmouth Residences

  • Manitoba Historical Society at the annual MHS Film Night.  March 23rd,2016  Dalnavert Museum Visitors Centre    -The Film Backtracks examines the Winnipeg Railway Company. Brian Darragh, former streetcar driver, author of "The Streetcars of Winnipeg, Our Forgotten Heritage" will speak.

  • CJNU radio interview December 11th - Interviewed by Lorne Kearns

  • Featured dinner speaker Icelandic Fron Association October 23,2015 - at the Scandanavian Center, 764 Erin Street, Winnipeg. Dinner 6 pm Speaker at 7 pm

  • Featured speaker St James Assiniboia 55 + - October 16th at noon - Deer Lodge Center

  • Featured speaker September 30th 2 pm at Good Neighbours Active Living - 720 Henderson Highway

  • Railway Days (Railway Museum -2nd floor  Via Rail Station - Main Street Winnipeg)   Sat Sept 19- Sun Sept 20th 2015  Brian Darragh, one of the last Winnipeg streetcar operators, will be on site selling his book, "The Streetcars of Winnipeg: Our Forgotten Heritage"  from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on both days.

  • July 1st Brian writes article for Winnipeg Heritage Blog on Winnipeg streetcar history - see link

  • Featured speaker: Lindenwood Manor interest group September 15th

  • Featured speaker : Pembina Active Living 55 plus - Friday, June 5th 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 am at Grace Christian Church 50 Barnes Street 

  • Featured speaker at Mary Mother of the Church - interest group at 85 Kirkbridge Drive  Tuesday, June 2nd.

  • Brian completed a 20 minute video interview May 31st  to assist in the restoration project of # 356.         He describes some of the characteristics of the streetcar in its better days!

  • Book Promotion event : May 30th and 31st 2015 "Doors Open Winnipeg" event - Winnipeg Railway Museum at Via Rail Station Via Rail Station

  • BOOK LAUNCH Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm Caboto Centre 1055 Wilkes Avenue

  • March 2015 Brian is interviewed by 101.5 FM radio hosts Christian Cassidy and Kerry of West End Dumplings - The Radio Edition, the show about Manitoba history! Sunday nights on 101.5 UMFM, 


  • Brian is interviewed by Gordon Sinclair Jr. in 2014 on the experience of Self Publishing

  • Brian authors article on streetcar history for Logberg Hemskringla - Icelandic Newspaper 2014

  • Winnipeg Transit 125 year Anniversary Edition includes article on Brian K. Darragh and his years of service including his streetcar experience.

  • Brian is interviewed and appears in the  film "Backtracks " September 2010 to promote interest in the restoration of streetcar # 356 currently waiting for funding at Via Rail Station - Winnipeg Railway Museum


































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