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Southeastern Railway Museum held annual awards banquet

Dec 8, 2003
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.)


The Atlanta Chapter of the National Railway Historic Society, operator of the Southeastern Railway Museum, held it’s annual awards banquet Friday, December 5 at the Golden Corral in Duluth Ga.

A brief program was presented by George Eichelberger of the Southern Railway Historic Association on the association and the recent move of their archives into the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History located at Kennesaw, Ga. He also discussed next years “Kudzu Rails” rail fan event to be held in the Atlanta area in May.

The museum awarded its annual “Broken Knuckle” Awards for service above and beyond the call of volunteer duty to the following individuals:

Lallie Morris – Doraville
Jim O’Hara – Norcross
Ron Graner – Cumming
Jim Morris – Doraville
Arnold Johnson – Cumming
Gragg Robinson –
Jim Sivert – Lawrenceville
C. Michael (Mike) Dudley – Cumming
William B. (Bill) Hinton - Lawrenceville


Atlanta Chapter, NRHS – The chapter was formed in 1959 and meets monthly. The meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month in the Southeastern Railway Museum audiovisual room and 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 – 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 museum’s 30-acre site.

Trains rides aboard restored cabooses are complementary with admission.


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