Steel City Chapter Joins R&LHS
The Steel City Chapter, formed in 2017 by a small group of railroad enthusiasts and the McKeesport Preservation Society, serves the Greater Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. Its aim is to preserve and educate the public about this region's vast railroad network, and highlight and preserve a few select railroad locomotives and rolling stock in the former McKeesport Connecting Roundhouse located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
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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