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S. Louis passenger train

The 2018 members meeting, Gateway Rails at St. Louis Union Station included a tour on the Terminal Railroad Association. We had 121 people from 27 states, BC Canada, and Sweden registered.

Deadline is June 30 for Research Fellowships

To promote the further study of railroad history, the R&LHS has created two research fellowships in the amount of $2,500 each. The fellowships, named for well known railroad scholars William D. Middleton and John H. White, Jr., are available for new and established scholars to support the research and publication of railroad history. The deadline for applications is June 30. R&LHS has long supported research through its journal, Railroad History, and other activities.

R&LHS makes annual awards for contributions of lasting value to the interpretation of North American railroad history and its contexts. For 2018, The awards committee accepts suggestions from members through June 15.

The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc., founded in 1921, is the oldest railroad history organization in North America, and among the first anywhere to pursue formal studies in the history of technology. The Society promotes research and encourages preservation of documentation and photography of business history, finance, labor history, biography, and technology. The 2019 members meeting is in Ogden.

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Friends Campaign: Support Bill Withuhn's Book, American Steam Locomotives, 1880-1960.

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