2016 Heritage Grants Awards Announced

The National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has announced fourteen recipients of its annual NRHS Heritage Grants Program. The 2016 grants total $35,000 and are awarded to organizations such as historical societies, museums, and NRHS Chapters.

This year’s grants were awarded to the following recipients:

$1,500 to the Thompson Historical Society, Inc. in Thompson, CT for archival supplies to be used to preserve and make available to the public 6000 photographs and 2000 artifacts which comprise the Frank Ramsdell Railroad Collection, a collection which spans the period from 1830 to 1954.

Featured Programs

The NRHS's annual RailCamp program offers a unique opportunity to high school students providing hands-on training in one of America's oldest and most important industries. During the one-week program campers will learn about railroad history, preservation, maintenance, operations and experience firsthand how to couple rail cars together, to inspect equipment and help to maintain steam and diesel locomotives.

2015 Member Discounts List

The 2015 Discount List is here! The list features discounts at rail attractions around the United States. If you are not a member, hop on board by joining the NRHS now to take advantage of these exciting member benefits.

Join NRHS in Denver in 2016!

The NRHS 2016 Convention will be held in Denver, Colo., from July 19th to 24th. Proposed events include the Royal Gorge Scenic Railroad, the Georgetown Loop Railroad, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the Forney Museum and the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad. Details to come in the NRHS News.

Registration materials are now available, as well as on-line registration and ticket ordering. Updated materials will be posted soon.

For more informtion, please go to the 'Conventions' page: http://nrhs.com/content/2016-convention

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