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Trip NameDestinationStart Date
Manhattan Limited - Pullman Service DC to New York, NY March 22, 2020 RESERVE NOW! 
Manhattan Limited - Pullman Service New York, NY to DC April 4, 2020 RESERVE NOW! 
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Upcoming Seminars & Programs

February 21, 2020 7:30 PM Celebrating 75 Years Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Celebrating 75 Years - A Photo Respective From it's earliest days post-WWII to the present, DCNRHS (the Washington Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society) from its beginning has been an active organization, operating main line excursions, branch line jaunts and full train excursions aboard heavy weight coaches, Budd RDC cars, Silverline commuter cars and all types of trolleys. Join Ralph (Bob) Bitzer for a program of rare photos celebrating 75 years of Chapter events. Free and open to the public. 
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Recent Announcements

  • Longing for warmer weather? The photo was taken at Dickerson, MD MARC Station on September 7, 2019.  This is Westbound CSX freight train (Coal) pulled by CSX Locomotive No. 842.  Photo by J. Lilly ...
    Posted Feb 12, 2020, 2:07 PM by James Lilly
  • DCNRHS Loses a Great One DCNRHS board member Erik Delfino passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last week. It’s a huge loss for many of us. Erik was the man behind our library from its ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2020, 8:02 PM by James Lilly
  • Special Time and Location Highlight Special January Public Programming January’s program will feature a new theme, a new date, and a new venue!  DCNRHS is partnering with the Old Greenbelt Theatre in Greenbelt, MD to sponsor train-themed ...
    Posted Dec 31, 2019, 3:30 PM by James Lilly
  • 2020 Membership Drive All aboard....Already a member? Time to renew your membership.    You can send back the form recently mailed to you, make a donation via paypal via the link on http ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2019, 7:41 AM by James Lilly
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

February 2020

Rule 3. [Employees] will familiarize themselves with the tools, appliances and equipment with which they have to work, and know for themselves that the condition of tools, appliances, equipment and machinery are safe, or made safe, before using them.

[The Washington Terminal Company Safety Rules for the Guidance of Employees] Effective February 1, 1934

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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
* Photo from collection of Bill Hakkarinen

 PRR GG1 at Union Station- 1964
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