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Jim Clark Lecture Series

March 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

lecture series

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

Thursday, March 10, 2022

“Movies & Trains with Behind the Scenes” Part 2 by Jim Clark, Hollywood’s Train Man.

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.

Jim’s image on the “True West” magazine cover.

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

Purchase tickets here.

Bar upstairs, proceeds donated to the restoration of Piper’s Opera House.


Piper’s Opera House
12 B. Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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