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Fall trip operations being planned.  Stay tuned. September 1, 2020 COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) National Emergency Update 
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Upcoming Seminars & Programs

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June 19, 2020 7:30 PM On-line Program : Now Arriving Washington - Union Station and Life in the Nation's Capital Registration Link. Bill Wright will preview his new book describing how Washington’s grand terminal has been deeply connected to almost every aspect of life in the city – transportation, politics and government, urban design, economics, and social patterns — since its opening in 1907. Despite many changes in its operations, Union Station remains a building that reveals more about life in modern Washington than any other, simultaneously reflecting and shaping the development of the capital. Click the location link to for more informaiton and register for this free on-line seminar. 
July 17, 2020 7:30 PM On-line Program: East Broad Top (EBT) Railroad - Then and Now  Hear about EBT's history, on-going restoration efforts, and future plans from Andrew Van Scyoc, President of the Friends of the East Broad Top. Registration information will be available here ~July 1. 
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Recent Announcements

  • Innovating Again! On-line Public Programming Announced DCNRHS is pleased to announce that our public programming in June and July will be available on-line.  Since we cannot meet in person while we are social distancing, DCNRHS ...
    Posted May 28, 2020, 8:35 AM by James Lilly
  • Kenneth A. Brooks Mr. Kenneth A. Brooks of Washington, D.C. our long-time member and volunteer, well known to many, passed away at home on May 5, 2020.   Funeral arrangements are unknown ...
    Posted May 19, 2020, 2:56 PM by James Lilly
  • On-line Company Store Gets Rolling DCNRHS launched our new on-line Company Store on May 9, 2020.  We offer a limited assortment of merchandise related to railroads and railroad history.  Most material relate directly to ...
    Posted May 9, 2020, 12:35 PM by James Lilly
  • RF&P Timetable and more on WashingtonTerminal.org The Chapter is working hard to update and add fresh content to our Washington Terminal Project.  We recently added a 1956 RF&P Timetable which is a rather interesting muse ...
    Posted May 3, 2020, 8:17 PM by James Lilly
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Safety Rule of the Month - History Archives

June 2020

Rule 16. Attention should be given to your work while on duty. Diversion of attention in any way, from work, often leads to serious accident.

[Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. Safety Rules, Effective October 1, 1957.]

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


 
 
 
 

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Capitol Limited at Washington Union Station - circa 1959
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