May 12 Zoom meeting features the South Shore Line, Past, Present and Future
20th Century Railroad Club's monthly Zoom meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. (Central) Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
This one is a can't-miss opportunity to be up to date on the big changes going on with the South Shore Line.
These public Zoom meetings are open to everyone, please share. But if you're not a member of the 20th Century Railroad Club, please consider joining our ranks. The great work of the Club is only made possible by active, engaged members.
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
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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.
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