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Southeastern Railway Museum elects new directors to the board

December 5, 2003
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.)

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Railway Historic Society is pleased to announce the election of the following members to the board of directors for 3 year terms starting in January 2004.

John B. Marbury of Sugar Hill
Del Kittendorf of Marietta
Jamie Reid of Zebulon

The Chapter is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historically significant railway equipment, to the collection and display of railway publications and memorabilia and to the dissemination of past and present rail transportation information. A board of 9 member directors usually elected to 3-year terms manages the Chapterís business. In pursuit of its mission, the Chapter operates the Southeastern Railway Museum.

The Chapter meets monthly on the third Saturday at 5:30 in the museum audiovisual room. Meetings are open to the public. Meetings include a brief program (entertainment and/or educational), updates from various committees and refreshments. For more information about meetings or other events, please contact a chapter member or the membership committee at:

Atlanta Chapter NRHS - Membership
PO Box 767986
Roswell Ga. 30076-7986

The museum has operated since 1970 and has been designated "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum" by the state legislature. Two trains are displayed inside the main exhibit hall Ė one of 1920s vintage and the other from the 1950s. Over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private cars, a World War II troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, and maintenance of way equipment, are displayed on the museumís 30-acre site.

Trains rides aboard restored cabooses are complementary with admission.

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