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Trip NameDestinationStart Date
The B&O Railroad Explorer B&O Historic Railroad Corridor June 1, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
The Metropolitan Explorer Point of Rocks, Gaithersburg, and Brunswick. September 7, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
Baltimore: Railroading’s Hometown Baltimore Railroading highlights October 11, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
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Announcement - April 10, 2019

Important Notice Regarding Spring 2019 DOVER HARBOR Trips

Upcoming Seminars & Programs

May 17, 2019 7:30 PM The Railway Post Office Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
June 21, 2019 7:30 PM How Railroads Shaped the American Civil War Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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Recent Announcements

  • 2019 SPRING DOVER HARBOR TRIPS NOTICE On Monday, April 8, 2019, Amtrak notified us that our requested movements for all of our upcoming Spring, 2019 private rail car trips and events aboard Dover Harbor have been ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2019, 2:03 PM by James Lilly
  • Board of Directors Adopts DCNRHS 2030 Strategic Plan DCNRHS' Board of Directors at the March 11, 2019 Meeting adopted a new vision and strategy for the future of DCNRHS.  For details and to read the plan, click here
    Posted Apr 1, 2019, 7:15 PM by James Lilly
  • 1941 Capitol Limited at Silver Spring, MD Davidson Miller, the father of one of our members and DOVER HARBOR volunteers Eric Miller, took this wonderful photo of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Capitol Limited at Silver Spring ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2019, 1:51 PM by James Lilly
  • Wear Your Vintage 40s Clothing or Railroad Uniform, or Your Military Uniform The Chapter has announced additional details about our 75th anniversary gala, including news that participants  are invited to wear their US oriented vintage 40s clothing, vintage railroad uniforms, or their ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2019, 7:06 PM by James Lilly
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

April 2019

"Employees must enter and leave railroad premises through designated entrances and exits. Established crossings shall be used where available in coach yards. Do not step on rails when crossing tracks. Boarding or alighting from moving trains and opening vestibule traps or doors while the car is in motion is strictly prohibited."

Instructions to Porters, Attendants and Busboys, The Pullman Company, 
August 1, 1952

Safety Rule Archives


Historic 1923 Pullman on the mainlines of America at Mableton, Georgia


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Trains around the Metro Washington, D.C. region


Travel a Legend: Pullman Dover Harbor

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Capitol Limited at Washington Union Station - circa 1959
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