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Trip NameDestinationStart Date
Dover Harbor Chefs' Table Jessup, MD December 13, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
Dover Harbor Chefs' Table Jessup, MD December 14, 2019 RESERVE NOW! 
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Upcoming Seminars & Programs

December 1, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Railfan Sunday - Train Watching at Bowie Tower Railroad Library at Bowie Tower Free and open to the public. 
December 20, 2019 7:30 PM Envisioning Trains, One Track at a Time Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
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Recent Announcements

  • Details The difference between riding the DOVER HARBOR, and riding other railroad cars or riding is often in the details.  DCNRHS works tirelessly to create an environment with a 1930s ambiance ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2019, 7:16 PM by James Lilly
  • Pullman National Monument Did you know that the former Pullman factory in South Chicago is now a National Monument?  This photo of the main administration building was taken by one of our members ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2019, 5:12 PM by James Lilly
  • 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
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

October 2019

Official or private cars must be placed on the rear of the train, unless otherwise ordered.  

Passenger Conductor Rule #1206, New York Central Railroad, January 1, 1918.

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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