About Our Chapter

Harrisburg Chapter has been preserving railroad heritage for more than 50 years. The Chapter meets monthly on the second Tuesday, except July and August when it sponsors train excursions and the Chapter picnic. The Chapter owns and operates Harris Switch Tower Museum, a restored 1930 PRR interlocking tower which once controlled all Harrisburg Passenger Station traffic to and from the west. The Chapter also owns GG1 No. 4859 and a vintage PRR wooden cabin car, both on display at the Harrisburg Amtrak Station. The popular Annual Railroadiana Show held in March is well-attended by members and the public. Visitors are always welcome at meetings and encouraged to visit the Chapter website.

Chapter Number: C045
District: D2
Year Established: 1959
Mailing Address:

Harrisburg Chapter NRHS
637 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1924

Phone: (717) 232-6221


Publication Name: Harrisburg Rail Review


President: John W. Smith
Vice President: Daniel A. Nettling
Secretary: Eric Ohstrom
Treasurer: Dick Crow
Editor: Fred Wertz
Historian: Fred Wertz
National Representative: Patti Webb
Membership Chair: Fred Wertz

Meeting Information

Meeting Schedule: 2nd Tues 7:00pm (ex Jul, Aug)
Meeting Address:

Hoss’s Steak and SeaHouse
743 Wertzville Road
Enola, PA

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