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75th Anniversary Gala Arlington, VA March 31, 2019 RESERVE NOW 
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Upcoming Seminars & Programs

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February 15, 2019 7:30 PM Capital Transit Company Faces War Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Ken Rucker of the National Capital trolley Museum will talk about the Capital Transit Company and the integral role it played in Washington, D.C. during World War II as the city transformed overnight from a sleepy Southern City to the center of the free world during World War II. Free and open to the public. 
March 31, 2019 6:00 PM 75th Anniversary Gala at the Army Navy Country Club (Arlington, VA) Anniversary Gala Our blow out gala and awards dinner celebrating rail history, DCNRHS accomplishments, and our members. This year we are very fortunate to welcome noted rail historian John P. Hankey who will speak to Washington, D.C. rail history as it was in 1944, the year DCNRHS was founded. Wear your vintage 1940s clothing, historic railroad or military uniform. Black Tie Optional 
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Recent Announcements

  • 2019 Dover Harbor Calendar Now Available Our 2019 Free Dover Harbor Calendar is now available here for download. New to this year is a listing of all our monthly programs on the backside.  The calendar also ...
    Posted Jan 21, 2019, 6:19 AM by James Lilly
  • New President Takes Office John K. Eldridge, a retired U.S. Navy CAPTAIN, has taken the reigns of DCNRHS leadership as our President.   Welcome aboard John, although we do not have nuclear reactors aboards ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2019, 3:24 PM by James Lilly
  • 75th Anniversary Gala Details Announced! Three quarters of a century ago, a small group came together in Washington to create the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. In 2019, we celebrate ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2018, 12:11 AM by James Lilly
  • Presidential Transition After six+ years of faithful service and dedication to the mission and members of our organization, DCNRHS President Scarlett Wirt is stepping down at the end of her term (December ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2018, 12:04 AM by James Lilly
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January 2019

"The best safety device known is a careful person. Employees are urged to offer suggestions on safety."

Instructions to Porters, Attendants and Busboys, The Pullman Company, 1952.

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