Monthly meetings are held via Zoom video conference software.
For connection information, please contact Bill Holdsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 2021 program: 2020 Railroading on Cape Cod.
July 2021 program: Wintertime Steam.
April 2021 program: City of New Orleans: A train, a song, a region.
March 2021 program: Railfanning the Western Maryland in the 1970s
Newsletter — 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.
Meetings — We meet the third Tuesday of every month at 8:00 p.m. Normally we meet in the auditorium of the Montgomery Country Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD. We welcome visitors. Get directions.
• Membership meeting minutes
• Board meeting minutes
• Chapter bylaws
• Email voting procedures
• Archives of prior year minutes
Chapter Information — Learn more about our chapter and how to become a member.
Parking — There are many parking alternatives for the membership meeting. See a map with alternatives.
Photos — 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.
Just for Fun: Wayne Sherwin uses his digital editing skills to create some interesting images.
February 2021 program: Rodney Peterson's Pennsylvania Railroad
Golden Spike 150th anniversary celebration
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.
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: