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Capitol Limited at Washington Union Station - circa 1959
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PRR GG1 at Union Station- 1964
* Photo by Bill Hakkarinen
"In order that passengers occupying sleeping cars in Union Station at night may not be disturbed employees must do their work as quietly as possible, avoiding unnecessary noise in the station. Enginemen and firemen must prevent engines from blowing off at the safety valves while in the train shed."
Rule 134, Book of Rules, The Washington Terminal Company, effective 12:01 am, October 1, 1925.
|June 21, 2013||8:00 PM||Railroad Museums in the Netherlands Part II: Trams, Trolleys and Industrial Narrow Gauge||Silver Spring, MD B&O Station||Hans Plugge will present a digital program on his 2012 trip to the Netherlands. This edition will feature tramways - steam/diesel operations whether on broad or narrow gauge that were planned independent of the national railroad system. A short vignette of a trolley museum is also included. Industrial narrow gauge will be discussed, mostly 60 cm/ 2ft (with some 16 in) showing a variety of steam /diesel locomotives among the 200 plus preserved. Free and open to the public.|
|July 19, 2013||8:00 PM||Network Centric Railway Operations||GWMNM-Alexandria, VA||Network Centric Railway Operations, a forward looking perspective on railway operations, PTC, and how networks of sensors and computers will transform railroading. Presented by Steven R. Ditmeyer, Principal Transportation Technology and Economics. Free and open to the public. - BONUS - Come at 7:00pm and get a chance to visit the observation deck of the Masonic Memorial, for FREE! Beautiful views of Norhern Virginia and DC.|
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