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Joint Picnic With Baltimore Chapter

grill master drawingAugust 17, 5-8 p.m.
Baltimore Streetcar Museum
1901 Falls Road

Bring your family and friends!
Streetcar rides during the evening!
Operate a streetcar!

Catered menu with pit beef, pit turkey, pit ham, and burgers.
Cost $15 per adult, $7 per child, and (if possible) a donation of salads, cakes, desserts, etc.

RSVP: By August 9 via reservation form.

Newsletter linkNewsletter — We're very proud of our newsletter, Potomac Rail News.
– See last month's issue.
– Read the issue from two months ago.
– See the issue from three months ago.
Chapter Information — Learn more about our chapter and how to become a member.

Internal business:

•  Membership meeting minutes
•  Board meeting minutes
•  Chapter bylaws
•  Email voting procedures
•  Archives of prior year minutes

Links to other rail-oriented web sites.

Strasburg Railroad tripleheader video
Three Strasburg steam engines Member Stephen Sery captured a steam tripleheader, featuring engines 89, 90, and 475, during a special photo excursion on the Strasburg Railroad on October 23, 2017.

Meetings — We meet the third Tuesday of every month at 8:00 PM in the Montgomery Country Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD. We welcome visitors. Get directions.
Inclement weather — If it snows on meeting day, we follow the decision of Montgomery County. If the county government closes its offices (not school events), the meeting is cancelled. You can check the county web page for Winter Storm Information. Click on the link for Community Activity/Meeting Cancellations. If the weather looks questionable, the chapter webmaster will update this web page about 6 p.m. on the night of the meeting. 
Parking symbolParking — There are many parking alternatives for the membership meeting. See a map with alternatives.
Link to photo page
— See a sample of photos from our chapter.
Visiting our area? — As railfans, we can offer sightseeing suggestions for visitors to the Washington, D.C. area. Sample our collective wisdom.
Fun photo linkJust for Fun: Wayne Sherwin uses his digital editing skills to create some interesting images.
Potomac Chapter is a group of railfans based in the National Capital Area. We are chartered as a branch of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS). We seek to increase public awareness of railroads and their history.

Contact us: For more information, you can call Vice President John Sery at (301) 431-0088, Director Carl Franz at (240) 720-8686, or Director Bob Dixon-Gumm at (301) 762-5073. You can write to us at:

Potomac Chapter NRHS
P.O. Box 235
Kensington, MD 20895-0235

E-mail our Webmaster:
Bill Holdsworth,

For membership information e-mail
Rick Davidson mailto:rdavidsonjr AT cox DOT net
Download a membership form


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