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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
                                                 Chicago,IL                  

"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.          
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