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April 14 Zoom meeting features Lehigh Valley Transit

20th Century Railroad Club's monthly Zoom meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. (Central) Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

John Nicholson will present on Lehigh Valley Transit. Regarded by many traction historians as the last “pure” interurban, Lehigh Valley Transit existed on passenger and express revenue; there was no carload freight interchange.

All equipment will be covered as we take a virtual trip over the Liberty Bell Route from Allentown to Upper Darby on this 40 minute Zoom trip from the president of the Central Electric Railfans' Association.

Getting on Zoom is easy! Simply follow the link:

REVISED ZOOM LINK: Simply follow the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82240765576?pwd=R2xRdXVsT1FkN0lCVVdTcG1wbm1ldz09

Meeting ID: 822 4076 5576

Passcode: 510783

Dial-in (Audio Only) 312-626-6799

Old Link is Below, but use above link. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82240765576?pwd=R2xRdXVsT1FkN0lCVVdTcG1wbm1ldz09

Meeting ID: 822 4076 5576

Passcode: 510783

March Zoom meeting recording now available

20th Century Railroad Club's inaugural Zoom presentation of Wednesday March 10, 2021 featured Dan Bartlett of the Elmhurst History Museum taking us on a history trip on the Galena Chicago Union Railroad.

Dan talked about the earliest history of the Galena Chicago Union Railroad through the western suburbs, its operations, and how the coming of that first rail line from Chicago affected the communities along its path.

The recording of the meeting is available to watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrzlRoWzpFQ

The Midwest Rail Rangers and the 20th Century Railroad Club "virtual" educational program regarding La Plata, MO and related railfan things of interest remains available. Use this link to view the program: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WulTvv4fiMc 

If you're a railfan with an inclination towards writing or editing we can use the help with The Fast Mail. Contact us and let us know how you can help.

The former Midwest High Speed Rail Association is now the High Speed Rail Alliance, with the website being https://www.hsrail.org. The snail mail address is 4765 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60625; the phone number (773) 334-6758. There’s a petition available on the website seeking signatures to send to Congress to support high speed rail service in America. 

Your Club needs Board and Committee members to help make things happen. You can help as a committee member with such things as trip planning, meeting planning and Fast Mail production. Please contact our office by email at board@20thcentury.org or phone us at 312-829-4500.

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