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Upcoming Programs

The programs of DCNRHS are designed to teach and share information about railroading, past and present. Our programs unless other wise noted are free and open to the public.  Many programs consistent of speakers presenting a topic with audio/visual aids such as pictures, videos, or slides.
 
Inclement Weather Notice:  In the event of inclement weather, our monthly program will be cancelled IF the school district in which the program is being presented is closed for the day or closes early.  For Silver Spring this is Montgomery County, MD schools.  For Alexandria this is Alexandria City Schools.
 
 
DateTimeTopicLocationDescription
August 16, 2019 7:30 PM Railroading in American Popular Culture Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
September 20, 2019 7:30 pm 175 years of Morse Telegraphy Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum Free and open to the public. 
October 18, 2019 7:30 PM From Scrap Line to Main Line: The Restoration of the Collinsville Inn Passenger Car Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum DCNRHS' Chief Mechanical Officer Jim Lilly will take you behind the scenes and through the history and restoration of 1949 Budd Company Passenger Car Collinsville Inn, which was restored in 2015 by our members. Free and open to the public. 
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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