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New York Chapter National Railway Historical Society

Welcome to the New York Chapter NRHS!

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The New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society meets monthly except for July and August. Our regular meeting date is the first Monday of each month, September through June. However, for December and January we will be meeting on the second Monday.

NEXT VIRTUAL MEETING MONDAY DECEMBER 12, 7:30 p.m.

JANUARY MEETING WILL BE MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 7:30 p.m.

Pending arrangements to resume in-person meeting, we will continue to meet virtually for the time being.

We have held successful "virtual" meetings in so far this fall using the popular Zoom application, and we will be doing this again for our December 12 meeting.

Details to join the December 12 meeting at 7:30 p.m.:

If you have installed the Zoom application on your computer or mobile device, you should be able to log in by clicking here.

If the above link does not work, use: Meeting ID 853 3031 9659, Password 703250

If you do not have the Zoom app installed, it may be necessary to have the Zoom meeting ID and password. If you receive a copy of the New York Chapter newsletter Flashes & Ashes, this information is included in the December issue. If you do not receive the newsletter, email Gary Kazin at gkazin@yahoo.com to obtain the credentials.

Our meetings are open to all.

Entertainment at the December 12 Zoom meeting will be by Chapter National Director Cora Sowa, and will be Part II of her transcontinental trip by private railroad car from New York to Orange County, California in May, 2022, to attend the NRHS National Convention. This presentation will cover the trips made during the convnetion, including the San Diego Model Railroad Museum, the Southern California Railway Museum (formerly Orange Empire Railway Museum), a behind-the-scenes tour of the Knott's Berry Farm Narrow-Gauge Railway, the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar, California, Travel Town at Griffith Park, and Walt Disney's Carolwood Barn backyard railroad. On her return private-car trip to New York, Cora will visit Chicago, in search of relics of a lost Illinois Central Railroad rail yard.

This page last updated November 19, 2022.