Now on our excursion lineup is Trip 19-E Double Header Railway Museum Tour on September 15, 2019. We are going to both the Illinois Railway Museum in Union and the Fox Valley Trolley Museum in South Elgin. A double header experience! For full details and order form click on "View all trips" below and click on Trip 19-E. The order deadline is September 6, unless the trip has sold out before then. Avoid disappointment, order now! Go to Trips, View All Trips, click on the appropriate link, email or call (312) 829-4500.

A new opportunity for a private varnish trip with our partner is now available. The full details and order form for Trip 19-HB-2 with the Hollywood Beach are in the Trips section. The Hollywood Beach is one of those sleeper-lounge cars originally built for New York to Florida service having extra-large side windows and overhead windows in the lounge section. It's the closest thing to a dome car that can operate in the limited clearance areas of the Northeast Corridor running into Penn Station. Those who have been riding with us for a while may remember it was on at least one of our Galena trips in the early 2000's. Don't miss this chance! 

Your club needs candidates for the upcoming election.

The Election of Officers and Directors is fast approaching. The offices open for election are Vice President, Treasurer and three Directors. The term of office is two years. Candidates must be willing to attend monthly board meetings the first Thursday of each month.

If you are interested in one of these openings, please contact our office by email at board@20thcentury.org or phone us at 312-829-4500 by Sep 15, 2019. If you have any questions or need more information about the open offices, please call the office and a board member will contact you. Of course you have to be a member of the Club to serve on the Board.

We can also use editorial and production assistance with our publication The Fast Mail; let us know if you wish to help.

To see our Facebook page just click on the one of the F's on the top or bottom. It's still possible to read the material if you don't have a Facebook account, just click Not Now or the x on the upper right of pop-ups asking you to to log in.  Of course full functionality, including the ability to comment, like, and share requires an account.  

There are no members meetings in July and August; see you on our trips! We are planning to start meetings earlier, at 6:30pm starting in September, in the Founders Room in Chicago Union Station.




All categories of membership include all members of your immediate family, plus 4 quarterly issues of "The Fast Mail." Contributing and "Century Club" members also receive a certificate of thanks and their names published in "The Fast Mail."
  • Student - $10 (age 17 or younger)
  • Regular-$40 per year
  • Contributing-$75 (or more) per year
  • Century Club-$125 (or more) per year
  • Presidents Club-$250 (or more) per year

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