Alexander

The Alexander Chapter NRHS is one of the oldest railroad preservation organizations in western North Carolina. Chartered in 1979, our group directly covers Catawba, Caldwell, Alexander, Lincoln, Burke and Watauga counties. We are joint operators of the Southeastern Narrow Gauge & Shortline Museum located in Newton, NC. Our collection includes Virginia-Carolina 2-6-0 No. 50; as well as the most diverse narrow gauge freight car collection in the southeast. We offer opportunities that include modeling club layouts in N, HO, and O scales; as well as opportunities as museum docents or restoration work of historic rolling stock. All ages are welcome!

Year Established: 
1979
Chapter Address: 
Alexander Chapter NRHS
PO Box 1205
Hickory, NC 28603
Publication: 
June Bug Gazette
President: 
Larry D. Whitlock
Vice President: 
Vance H. Hefner
Secretary: 
Matthew C. Bumgarner
Treasurer: 
Matthew C. Bumgarner
Editor: 
Matthew C. Bumgarner
National Representative: 
Ted J. Smith
Membership Chair: 
Ted J. Smith
Chapter Number: 
152
Phone: 
(828) 322-7297
Meeting Schedule: 
1st Thur 7:30pm
Meeting Address: 
Historic Newton Depot Newton, NC