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NRHS Bulleting

Unlike commercial publications that have to squeeze out content to make room for advertising, the NRHS Bulletin is 40-44 pages of full color, ad-free content for railfans and preservationists alike. And because we understand our readers, Editor Jeffrey Smith brings them what they want: plenty of railroad history and subjects that are off the main line, covered to a depth that no commercial magazine can do.

Where else can you find an entire issue on railroad photography,

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NRHS Event

Please let us know when you are having a rail even in your community.

 

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Heritange Grant Awards

The National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has announced eight recipients of its annual Heritage Grants Program. The 2018 heritage grant awards total $21,000. The recipients are not for proft organizations, including historical societies, museums, and a NRHS Chapter.

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

$2,500 to the New England Steam Corporation in Winterport, Maine for the electrifcation and heating of a newly constructed permanent shop and offce to enable the year round restoration to operating condition and maintenance of Maine Central steam locomotive No 470,

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NRHS Newsletter

NRHS News is the newsletter for members of the National Railway Historical Society and contains chapter event news and railway pictures as well as the latest news on, and coverage from, NRHS national conventions and events. It’s published six times a year, with cover dates of February, April, June, August, October and December.

NRHS News covers:

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NRHS News

Update: Online registration is now closed. A limited number of tickets are still available for most events. They will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis in the Registration Room in the Nashville Airport Hotel, beginning on Tuesday, June 20th at 3 PM.

Breaking News: At the last minute, the Tennessee Central Railway Museum has offered cab rides in the diesel locomotives over four segments of the Saturday, June 24th rail trip.

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Heritange Grant Awards

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,

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NRHS News

NRHS Members:

First, I want to thank all our board members leaving the board. Greg Molloy (President/District 6), Patrick Molloy (District 5), Claude Doane (District 7) and Robert Neman (District B). All have worked tirelessly for the good of the NRHS over many many years.  I say “Thank You” on behalf of all members of the NRHS.

Our new 2015/2016 board will be seated at the Fall Conference held this year in Johnson City,

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NRHS News

The 2014 NRHS Election results were announced August 25 and Al Weber, District 6 Director, was named president for the 2014-2016 term of office. He will succeed Greg Molloy, who has served as president since 1994. Weber and all newly-elected NRHS board members will take office during the November 14-16 Fall Conference in Johnson City, TN. The final ballot results follow:

President

Al Weber – 1869 votes (W)

Greg Molloy –

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North Florida Chapter NRHS

The North Florida Chapter NRHS has received $20,000 from Trains Magazine and CSX Corp. to fund the cosmetic restoration of Atlantic Coast Line No. 1504, a 1919-built steam locomotive on display in Jacksonville, Florida. The magazine selected the NRHS chapter for its annual $10,000 Preservation Award, which was doubled by a matching grant from CSX. Displayed at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, ACL 1504 has been outdoors for more than 50 years and is rapidly deteriorating due to exposure from the harsh Florida sun and salt air.

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NRHS News

While everyone likes to focus on the programs of their favorite nonprofit organization, the bottom line is that running a nonprofit is no different than running a business. The simple truth is that NRHS is selling a $50 product for $40, and no business can do that for long.

NRHS has been committed to providing a consistent package of benefits to its members: four editions of the NRHS Bulletin, six editions of the NRHS News,

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