St Louis NRHS Chapter News

To The Capitol… By Private Car


The St. Louis Chapter National Railway Historical Society will be running our 10th annual trip to Washington DC. We will be using the private sleeping car Cimarron River for this eight-day, seven-night rail excursion. Come along with us for a scenic and relaxing round trip from St. Louis.

To The Capitol… By Private Car Printable PDF

Relive the 1990 NRHS Convention

The 1990 NRHS National Convention was held in St. Louis, MO, June 14 - 17. We were able to assemble 4 operating steam engines from 4 different railroads to participate in the Convention. The Guide Book is now available in PDF.

1990 NRHS Annual Convention Guide Book

Join the St. Louis Chapter NRHS

If you would like information on joining the Chapter, please send your name, address and phone number in an email to the Chapter using the email link on the right.  It will be passed along to our Membership person who will contact you to complete the process.  We look forward to you joining us on future Chapter projects and excursions!

A membership application is available here.  Membership Application

    Scheduled Programs:


    Streetcar/Light Rail Program

    Presented by: Neil Norkaitis


    How Diesels Revolutionized Railroads & the Wabash 573 Restoration

    Presented by: Bill Birdsell and Steve Binning

    Recent Chapter Activities:

    2015 Washington DC

    View the finest pictures that were taken on our Chapter's trip to Washington DC and return.

    Trip Pictures

    2015 Seattle trip

    View pictures of our first trip with a dome car to Seattle.

    Seattle Trip Pictures

    The Chapter has enjoyed participating in and hosting many historical railroad events for nearly 50 years. Many of these fine events included a Route Guide. We are pleased to make some these available for your enjoyment.
    Route Guides

    Contact us

    Email the Chapter at:

    U.S. Postal Service:
      St. Louis Chapter NRHS
      PO BOX 220168
      St. Louis MO 63122-0168