The Chessie System Historical Society, is an Ohio based not for profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1997. It operates under approved bylaws to provide historical information and preservation of the Chessie Sytem Railroads.
Membership in the society is based on annual dues and open to the general public. Anyone with an interest in Chessie System Railroad history is encouraged to join. See the membership page for more information.
Day to day operations of the Society are completed by the Officers, Board of Directors and several standing positions. Officers serve two year terms and include the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Board of Directors is composed of five directors serving two year terms. The standing positions include Editor, Events Coordinator, Librarian, Merchandising Director, Operations, Paper Archivist, Photo Archivist and Preservationist.
The Society publishes a quarterly newsletter, The Chessie News, to convey historical information to the members. It also maintains this website for more general information to the public at large A new Yahoo group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChessieSystemHS) was also established in 2007 to provide instant updates on Society doings to the members and public.
Annual conventions are held in June of each year in rotating locations. Each location is historically significant to the Chessie System and have included the following:
The Society also maintains a photo archive of several thousand Chessie images. Additionally, the society maintains an archive of railroadiana including paint diagrams and small items used by the railroad.
The Society also provides commercially available books and accurate models through a Company Store.This store is available on line as well as through display tables at several major railroad shows across the East Coast.
Donations are taken of photographic and archival materials. If you wish to make a monetary donation to the CSHS, please use the Donate button below or mail to the Treasurer - Randy Broadwater, 3805 Newport Gap Pike, Wellington, DEE 19808-1412. For items and articles related to the Chessie System, please contact the Preservationist - Charles Bogart, 201 Pin Oak Pl, Frankfort, KY 40601
CHARLES BOGART - PRESIDENT DAVE MANNING - V PRESIDENT LINDA KRAMER - SECRETARY RANDY BROADWATER - TREASURER
CHESSIE SYSTEM HISTORICAL SOCIETY
10 TO 13 AUGUST 2017
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