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New York Chapter National Railway Historical Society

Welcome to the New York Chapter NRHS!

NRHS logo: NRHS letters with lines through them, plus circular logo with steam loco

The New York Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society normally meets on the first Wednesday of each month (note new dates beginning September, 2018), except for July and August when we do not meet.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7-9 p.m., at 49 Fulton Street, Manhattan

Our new meeting venue for 2018 is St. Margaret's House, 49 Fulton Street, Meeting Room 3, on the ground floor to the left as you enter. The location on Fulton Street is just a short walk from the east end of the A/C Fulton St. subway station (use the downtown end of the train); the #2-3 Fulton St. stop is also very close, and the J-Z and #4-5 Fulton St. stops are in the same complex. Attendees will find the PATH World Trade Center stop within walking distance; also, the M15 Select Bus Service (1st and 2d Aves.) is adjacent, and the NYC Ferry Service, NY Waterways, and water taxi services Wall St. pier is within walking distance. Food is OK but alcohol is not allowed in the building.

Doors open at 7 p.m.; please do not expect to enter the room before 7 p.m.

Entertainment for the November meeting will be 8 mm movies of steam topics by long-time member Bruce Russell, selected from Bruce's extensive library. Included will be the steam-powered American Freedom Train from the 1970s; ex-New York, Susquehanna & Western RR engine #148 on various lines in Vermont; and the steam-powered Lahaina, Kaanapali & Pacific tourist operation in Maui, Hawaii.

Our meetings are open to all; there is no admission charge.

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This page last updated October 22, 2018