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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

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. 
July 19, 2019 7:30 PM Washington -- America's North South Gateway Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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Recent Announcements

  • Railway Post Office Program Handouts Handouts from the May 17th program on the Railway Post Office are available below.  Railway Mail Service Library Curator Dr. Frank Scheer gave a fascinating talk on the history and ...
    Posted by James Lilly
  • 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
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

May 2019

"Railway Postal Clerks must not carry loaded firearms to and from their terminals."

Mobile Unit Employees Instructions for Railway Postal Clerks.

Safety Rule Archives


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


Photo Gallery - Historic Photos & Locations in the Region


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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 PRR GG1 at Union Station- 1964
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