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The 2018 members meeting, Gateway Rails, is at St. Louis Union Station. Information, registration form, and agenda are on the meetings page. Room reservation

R&LHS Announces Prestigious History Awards

The R&LHS national awards for 2017 recognize outstanding work of lasting value to the interpretation of North America's railroading history. These awards are for senior achievement, article, photography, and documentary videos. R&LHS has presented the awards--the only national railroad history awards--annually since 1982. The recipients are Robert J. Church, Gerald M. Best Senior Achievement Award; Norman Carlson, David P. Morgan Article Award; Joe McMillan and Steve Patterson, Fred A. and Jane R. Stindt Photography Award; Richard W. Luckin, “Grand Central, an American Treasure," professionally produced video with a budget; and Evan Lofback and Chuck Chambliss, “And Then There Was One,” hobbyist/student produced video. R&LHS did not make a book award in 2017. See full announcement.

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 2018 members meeting is May 31-June 3 in St. Louis.

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