The mission of the Chessie System Historical Society, as outlined in Section 1 of the CSHS Bylaws:

 Promote and encourage study of the history of the Chessie System Railroads (B&O, C&O and WM) from 1972 to 1986.

Publish a quarterly newsletter.

 Collect, index, restore, preserve, maintain and display artifacts, photographic and archival material at such locations as may be feasible to the members and the general public.

Restore and preserve any available diesel engine, rolling stock, caboose or any other equipment that was used by the Chessie System or its predecessors.

Promote research and better understanding of the Chessie System among members, model railway equipment manufacturers, publishers and general public.

Promote and encourage the exchange of information and materials relating to the Chessie System among the members.

Engage in other activities related to educating the public concerning the Chessie System and it predecessors.


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