NRHS Arkanas-Boston Mountains Chapter

NRHS Arkansas-Boston Mountains Chapter

About Our Chapter

The Chapter is actively involved in community events by providing children and adults the opportunity to operate model railroad trains. The Children’s Christmas Train, co-sponsored by Chapter member Arkansas & Missouri Railroad and J.B. Hunt Transport, annually generates tens of thousands of dollars for child welfare causes in Northwest Arkansas. The Chapter mounts a large display of model railroad and rail history at the annual Bentonville, Arkansas Train show. The Chapter also participates in the Frisco Festival held annually at Rogers, Arkansas. In recent years the Christmas banquet has been held on a parlor car of the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad. In June 2011 the Chapter sponsored a Rare Mileage Mix Train weekend attended by railfans from ten states.

Note: the Chapter currently meets at the J. Reilly McCarren Transportation Museum on 306 East Emma, Springdale, AR 72764.

Chapter Number: C188
District: D7
Year Established: 1987
Mailing Address:

Arkansas-Boston Mountains
P.O. Box 1303
Springdale, AR 72765-1303

Phone: (479) 422-0401


Publication Name: The Scrambler


President: Robert L. Stark
Vice President: Al H. Kaeppel
Secretary: Malcolm K. Cleaveland
Treasurer: Gary McCullah
Editor: William Albert Merrifield
Historian: Al H. Kaeppel
National Representative: Jim Gattis
Membership Chair: Charles Girard

Meeting Information

Meeting Schedule: 3rd Thur 7:00pm (ex Dec)
Meeting Address:

Shiloh Museum – General Store
118 W Johnson
Springdale, AR 72765-1303

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