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Mid-South Chapter: Birmingham, AL

Leeds (Alabama) Depot

Mid-South Chapter's home building is the Leeds Historic Depot (Leeds, Alabama). Built in 1884, it is owned by the City of Leeds and managed by the Leeds Historical Society, which has granted use of the depot as headquarters for the Chapter.

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President: James Lowery

Vice-President: Dr. Carl Marbury

Secretary: John Troulias

Treasurer: James Lowery

Membership Chair: Warren Jones

Immediate Past President: John D. Browning

Webmaster for Mid-South Pages, Lamont Downs (deshtiran@gmail.com)
Mid-South Region Railfan Events Calendar
The Mid-South Flyer (Chapter Newsletter)
The Leeds Historic Depot
The Frank Ardrey Exhibit
Historic Birmingham Mineral RR Signs Project
About Us
A Brief History of the Mid-South Chapter, R&LHS
Useful Links
Our Facebook Page
Our YouTube Channel

2021 Meeting Schedule:

January 23, 2021, 2:00 pm Central Time via Zoom.
Featuring Tom Alderman on "A New Colorful Look at Old Railroad Photos."
Now available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhKbKRofIKw

March 27, 2021, 2:00 pm Central Time via Zoom.
Featuring Ken Boyd on "Watermills of North America (and their sometimes interplay with the railroads)"
Now available on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7FrCtyJig4 (Part 1) and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrVqhMF8s1s (Part 2)

May 22, 2021: Outdoor picnic at Kymulga Grist Mill, 12:00 noon Central Time (Childersburg, Alabama)
Bring your own food and drink for your picnic lunch.
For more information: www.rlhs.org/Chapters/msc/announcements3.html

Board Members:

Ken Boyd
John Browning
Bob Greene
Warren Jones
James Lowery
Peggy Lowery
Dr. Carl Marbury
Tim Smith
John Troulias
Brad Watson


You must be a member of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society to join the Mid-South Chapter.

R&LHS Dues : $35/year and up
Mid-South chapter dues: $15.00/year

For more information please visit http://rlhs.org/Membership/index.shtml