Member Monthly Program Information

MONTHLY PROGRAMS
 
DCNRHS monthly programs are held on the third Friday of the month at 8:00 PM. The locations alternate between the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA and the B&O Railroad Station in Silver Spring, MD. Two exceptions are the April (banquet month) and September (Picnic month) when the locations are announced in advance of the event. The location is always announced on our web site. The programs are free and open to the public. The banquet is also open to the public. The programs are a usually railroad based and include items such as railroad history, railroad operations, preservation, photography, travel, etc.
 
DateTimeTopicLocationDescription
July 21, 2017 8:00 PM  Doug Riddell and Amtrak Corporate Photography GWMNM-Alexandria, VA Doug Riddell will present photos and recollections from his time as Amtrak’s official corporate photographer. Doug is also a retired locomotive engineer and a local broadcaster. Doug has authored three books and numerous articles on railroad topics. Come early and visit the observation deck at the top of the Masonic Memorial. Opening at 7pm, the deck provides great views of the DC and Virginia skhyline as well as great photo opportunities for train enthusiasts. Free and open to the public. 
August 18, 2017 8:00 PM A railroad related program to be announced. Silver Spring, MD B&O Station Free and open to the public. 
September 16, 2017 8:00 PM Picnic at Bowie Tower Martin F. O'Rourke Library at Bowie Tower (Bowie, MD) Our trackside late summer event returns this year,once again at Bowie Tower, the site of our Railroad Library and along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. Bring a covered dish. Open to the public. 
October 20, 2017 8:00 PM A railroad related topic to be announced. Silver Spring, MD B&O Station Free and open to the public. 
November 17, 2017 8:00 PM Railroad related topic to be announced. GWMNM-Alexandria, VA Free and open to the public. 
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