2015 Heritage Preservation Grant Awards

The National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has announced nine recipients of its annual National Railway Heritage Grants program. The 2015 grants total $13,000 and are awarded to organizations such as historical societies, museums and NRHS Chapters.

This year's grants were given to the following recipients:

$1,000 to the Old Dominion Chapter in Richmond, VA to install adequate lighting to properly display the various artifacts, drawings and equipment owned by the Old Dominion Chapter-owned Richmond Railroad Museum.

$1,000 to the Mid Continent Railroad Museum in North Freedom, WI for the exterior renovation of the East Jordan and Southern combination car 2, built in 1864.

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Heritage Grants
Since 1991, the National Railway Historical Society has been giving away annual matching grants for projects which preserve, research, educate, or publish railway history.
RailCamp
Where else but at RailCamp can high school students replace a knuckle on a tank car, learn how to inspect a working steam locomotive in a real roundhouse or take a course in railroad operations and dispatching?

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 Old Pueblo Depot, the Georgetown Loop Railroad, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the Forney Museum and the Leadville Railroad. Details to come.

The host hotel will be the Holiday Inn in the Stapleton area of suburban Denver. The hotel has given us a nightly rate of $110.00 for single or double occupancy. It will also offer NRHS attendees a partial discount of meals in its restaurants.

October National Newsletter

The link below is a letter from Al Weber, the new NRHS President about current and future plans for the society.

Click here to read Al's letter

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