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GG1 No. 4926 with Train  No. 33 The Juniata at Caln west of Thorndale on September 2, 1964. John M. Prophet photo.
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Local  PRRT&HS Chapters

 

Please send your inquiries c/o:
Steven D Staffieri
2963 Columbia Dr.
Bensalem PA 19020
email:  prrths.steve.s@verizon.net
 
President: Steve Staffieri
Vice President: Russ Polo
Corresponding Secretary: Kenneth Rideout
Recording Secretary: Frederick Monsimer
Treasurer: Thomas Lavin
 
http://ncchapter.pennsyrr.com

Please send your inquiries c/o:
 
Jerry Britton
25 Maplewood Drive
Etters PA 17319

jerry@pennsyrr.com


President: Jerry Britton
Vice President: John Frantz
Secretary: Ivan Frantz, Jr.
Treasurer: Ivan Frantz, Jr.

The N.C. Chapter meets the second Sunday of February, April, September and November each year at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 301 W. Philadelphia Street, York, Pa. The meetings consists of a short business meeting and some type of program or presentation about the PRR and related subjects. A SIGNAL BRIDGE newsletter is sent out about two weeks prior to each meeting to keep Chapter members updated on items of interest concerning the Chapter, local railroad news, and national PRR T&HS information. N.C. Chapter dues are $10.00 a year.

 

Pittsburgh Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Mr. Carl Izzo
2245 Manordale Drive
Murrysville, PA 15632-8987
email:  cizzo1@Comcast.net

President: Carl Izzo
Vice President: Frank Napoleon
Secretary-Treasurer: Donald Coulter

 

Middle Division Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Jacqueline McConahy
310 W 5th St.
Lewistown, PA  17044
717-248-4696

email: railroadgirl29@comcast.net

President: Richard Ader
Vice President: Pat Rhodes
Secretary-
Treasurer: Jacqueline McConahy

The Chapter operates the Lewistown Station for Amtrak patrons.
 

Arizona Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:
Phil Anderson
Secretary-Treasurer
2967 S. Country Club Way
Tempe, AR 85282
email: ma393@aol.com

President: Fred Stout
Secretary - Treasurer: Phil Anderson

 

Grand Rapids & Indiana Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Robert Krikke
4099 80th Avenue
Zeeland, MI 49464
email:krikkeklan@charter.net 

President: Martin Strang
Vice President: James Winslow
Secretary: Robert Krikke
Treasurer: Robert Krikke

 

Chicago Terminal Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Marvin Cadwell
28W 046 Country View Drive
Naperville, IL 60564-9643
email:  ld_mlc43@comcast.net

President: Marv Cadwell
Vice President: Jim Burd
Secretary: Ken Kaczar
Treasurer: Andy Cich

The Chicago Terminal Chapter meets quarterly in the Pullman Visitor Center in Historic Pullman, Illinois. The center is located at 11141 South Cottage Grove Avenue four blocks west of I-94 at the 111th St. exit. Meetings run from 2:00PM until 5:00PM on Saturdays four times per year. In addition outings have been planned as members can arrange schedules. We have a number of experts in the chapter who are always willing to provide help and inspiration to anyone. We have two former tower operators at Englewood, the former track Superintendent for the Chicago Division, A signal maintainer and several crewmen that were directly employed by the PRR. In addition we have had over sixty people who have attended meetings to date. Since meeting dates are set at the prior meeting for the latest information please contact Marv Cadwell at: ld_mlc43@comcast.net

 

Penn-Texas Chapter

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Walt Van Arsdale, Secretary
24 Ole Cedar Ln
Gordonville TX 76245
President: Scott Sechrist PennTexas53@yahoo.com
Vice President: Chuck Bowman bowman@pe.tamu.edu
Secretary: Walt Van Arsdale varsdale@verizon.net
Treasurer: Brady McGuire prrbradym1a@cableone.net
Membership Coordinator: Morgan Bilbo pennsynut@gmail.com

The Penn-Texas Chapter typically meets twice during the year. Non-members are welcome at our meetings so if youre interested feel free to attend and check us out. Our dues are minimal but our fun quotient is high. Contact our membership coordinator for info.

 

Lines West Buckeye Region Chapter

Greater Columbus Ohio area

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Al Doddroe
12827 Commercial Pt Rd
Ashville, Ohio 43103-9630
email: adoddroe@earthlink.net

President: Al Doddroe
Vice President: Christopher Walsh
Secretary: Jim Kehn
Treasurer: Richard Briggs
 

Long Island Chapter
PO Box 648
Riverhead, NY 11901

 
E-mail - PRRTHSLIC@gmail.com
 
President : Ronnie Schnepf
Vice President : Gerard Jewels
Secretary : Greg Kruszeski
Treasurer : John Thompson III
Director of Membership and Social Media : Neil Feldman

New England Chapter

Please send your inquiries to:

New England Chapter PRRT&HS
PO Box 624
Marlborough, MA 01752-0624
email: t.a.garner@verizon.net

Chapter website: http://prrths-ne.org/

President: Ralph Weischedel
Vice President: Andrew Miller
Secretary: Tim Garner
Treasurer: Keith Thompson

The New England Chapter serves members in all six New England states. Official membership meetings are held quarterly in different locations in the region to "share the distance". The Chapter sponsors additional activities such as home layout visits, group railfan trips, and other events between meetings. The quarterly newsletter, The East Wind, covers a wide variety of topics including club news and schedules, modeling stories, photos, memorabilia, Pennsy history, and more -all with a Pennsy flavor.

Annual dues are $15 payable by January 1. Dues cover mailing and copying expenses of the club. Anyone living in or traveling through New England is invited to come to our meetings and check us out. Contact Tim Garner at t.a.garner@verizon.net for the latest meeting information.
 

Pacific Northwest Chapter
 
Please send your inquiries c/o:
Jim Trunzo
2291 Grand Avenue
East Wenatchee, WA 98892-8253
Email: jetrunzo@gmail.com
 
President: Jim Trunzo
Vice President:
Bill Myers
Secretary: Fred Becker

The Pacific Northwest Chapter is represented by PRRT&HS members in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, but is open to anyone interested in the Pennsylvania Railroad. Many of our members bring their wives to our meetings as well.
 
We meet several times a year  at the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive in Burien, WA. Future dates are: 10/15/2016, and 3/18, 7/15, and 10/21 in 2017. Meetings start at 12:30 PM and are followed by dinner.

See www.pnrarchive.org/ for location and other information.
 

Please send your inquiries c/o:

Paul Schulz
3200 History Drive
Oakton, VA 22124-2209
Home/Office: 703-620-0247
Mobile: 703-964-6806

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