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Members meeting at Altoona, Pennsylvania, included tours of the NS Juniata Locomotive Shop, Altoona; Curry Rail Services, Hollidaysburg; and East Broad Top, Rockhill Furnace. Photos by John Gruber

Awards Committee Transition

Mark Entrop has resigned as vice president-awards of the R&LHS. He joined the committee in 1999 and had been its chairman beginning with the 2003 awards. “Entrop has served with distinction and we owe him heartfelt thanks for his faithful service. The awards are an important part of the R&LHS service to the railroad history community; we appreciate Entrop’s dedication to the program,” said Robert Holzweiss, R&LHS president. If you want to extend your personal thanks, you can send Mark a note at P.O. Box 10, Dyer, IN 46311. John Gruber is the interim chairman. You may send suggestions for the 2015 awards to him through July 8. R&LHS annually makes awards in four categories: articles, books, photography and, senior achievement. See Awards.

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