BRHS Director & V.P. of Projects, Leo Phillipp, has the following presentation dates set. If you are in the area, be sure to add these to your calendar. The talks are very enjoyable and historically informative. We also plan on having the BRHS Company Store present for each of these dates:
Weds.Nov 14th, at 7:00PM,
Sponsored by the 20th Century Railroad Club
Chicago Union Station,Founders Room
Southwest Corner of the Great Hall
"Batavia's Railroads". Overview of the 3 Railroad companies and their six lines in Batavia. A look into history,operations and customers of the Burlington, the Chicago and Northwestern, and Chicago, Aurora and Elgin (including the Aurora, Elgin and Fox River div.). Also we'll learn what brought all these rail lines to Batavia.
Sunday Nov 4th,at 1:00PM
Sponsored by the Du Page Division of the NMRA
St. Paul's UCC Church
5739 Dunham Road
Downers Grove,IL 60516
An overview of the history of the Burlington in Downers Grove,IL. 1864-1970. Using track charts, Sanborn and plat maps along with photos and internal Q Documents,etc.