2017 Heritage Grants Awards Announced

The National Railway Historical Society has announced eight recipients of its annual Heritage Grants Program. The 2017 heritage grants total $20,000. The recipients are organizations such as historical societies, museums, and NRHS Chapters.

This year’s grants were awarded to the following recipients:

$2,500 to the Southeastern Railway Museum, in Duluth, GA, towards painting the car under-frame and restoration of the wood siding on Western Union Tool Car “WUTX 3558”, built in 1929, which was used for maintenance by Western Union of its telegraph lines across the nation.

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Heritage Grants
Since 1991, the National Railway Historical Society has been giving away annual matching grants for projects which preserve, research, educate, or publish railway history.
The NRHS's annual RailCamp program offers a unique opportunity to high school students providing hands-on training in one of America's oldest and most important industries. During the one-week program campers will learn about railroad history, preservation, maintenance, operations and experience firsthand how to couple rail cars together, to inspect equipment and help to maintain steam and diesel locomotives.

2017 Member Discounts List

The 2017 Discount List has been published in the latest issue of the NRHS News. The list features discounts at rail attractions around the United States. If you are not a member, hop on board by joining the NRHS now to take advantage of these exciting member benefits.

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