Upcoming Trips - Join Us!

Trip NameDestinationStart Date
The Metropolitan Explorer Point of Rocks, Gaithersburg, and Brunswick. September 7, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
Steamboat Special 2nd Section New Orleans September 29, 2019 RESERVE option 2 or 3 NOW before you miss it! Option 1 sold out! 
Manhattan Limited New York, NY October 6, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
The Champlain Special Burlington VT October 16, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
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Upcoming Seminars & Programs

DateTimeTopicLocationDescription
August 16, 2019 7:30 PM Railroading in American Popular Culture Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
September 20, 2019 7:30 pm 175 years of Morse Telegraphy Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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Recent Announcements

  • Freights at the Ferry Saturday June 8th was a beautiful day along the Potomac River in Maryland and West Virginia.  Member Grant Lilly captured this photo of a CSX freight passing the historic and ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2019, 4:49 PM by James Lilly
  • DCNRHS Receives $10,000 Grant from UPS Foundation for DOVER HARBOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWashington, D.C. - June 12, 2019 - The National Railway Historical Society, Washington, D.C. Chapter, Inc (DCNRHS) received a $10,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, which ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2019, 4:11 PM by James Lilly
  • DOVER HARBOR in the media The HeritageRail alliance, which DCNRHS is a member of, recently with permission reprinted on their web site an article from The Timetable on the replacement of DOVER HARBOR's carpet ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 5:48 PM by James Lilly
  • 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 May 21, 2019, 7:21 PM by James Lilly
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

August 2019

Rule No. 2007 : Employees must not engage in scuffling, horse play, or practical jokes, either on or off duty on Company Property.

The Pennsylvania Railroad SAFETY RULES Station Employees - Effective October 1, 1963.


Safety Rule Archives



 

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


 

Photo Gallery - Historic Photos & Locations in the Region

 

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Travel a Legend: Pullman Dover Harbor

  
 
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Capitol Limited at Washington Union Station - circa 1959
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