Meetings  |  Sat - May 6, 2017 9:55 pm  |  Article Hits:1976     A+ | a-
Preliminary 2017 Fall Meet and Full 2018 Spring Meet information is now available on the Meetings Page.
Fri - February 17, 2017 5:02 pm  |  Article Hits:686     A+ | a-
The January Archive Flyer is now available to view.  It includes an updated list of donors, upcoming Archive work dates and a form for making a donation to the Legacy Fund.  Click here to view/print the PDF form. 
Announcements  |  Wed - January 25, 2017 4:11 pm  |  Article Hits:996     A+ | a-
Just received word from our VP of Archives, Jim Singer, that he has scheduled the following work days at the BRHS Archives in Baraboo:
 
Wednesday, March 22nd
Thursday April 20th
Tuesday May 16th
Wednesday June 21st
Thursday July 20th
 
Each of these work sessions will be from 11 am-5 pm.  Please let Jim know if you are planning on attending.  Send an email to Archives@BurlingtonRoute.org
Announcements  |  Thu - December 29, 2016 9:11 pm  |  Article Hits:1102     A+ | a-
Renewing your BRHS membership got a lot simpler this year thanks to a new on-line web form. Five easy steps and you are done. Choose either to pay on-line with PayPal or use the 'print-n-mail' method if you prefer. Both are fast and easy to use.

The link to this new renewal page can be found at the top of the far right hand column on the Home Page.
 
Company Store  |  Thu - December 29, 2016 8:55 pm  |  Article Hits:1539     A+ | a-
The Burlington Route Historical Society 2017 Calendar has been mailed to members and is now availabel at the Company Store while supplies last. This 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" calendar contains great photos of CB&Q power that you don't want to miss.

Use the menu on the left side of the page to get to the Company Store or if you see this photo of the calander cover at the lower right is of the Home page, you can 'click' on it.

Announcements  |  Thu - December 29, 2016 5:57 pm  |  Article Hits:1548     A+ | a-
Over the past six months we have updated the look and navigation to our web site content. 
Some of the changes are two new photo viewing tools. Each is a little different in the way you can locate and select images.

Another new feature is the detail listing of steam engines in the roster section. This was only possible before by downloading and file then using Excel.

The Company Store has been improved. It now has a cleaner and easier way to view lists all of our items for sale. 

This new News Section on the Home Page is now automated. Authorized members can add news items without any knowledge of HTML or other web technology.
 
Announcements  |  Sun - November 27, 2016 5:44 pm  |  Article Hits:1230     A+ | a-
The 'waycars' and 'Locomotives' sections of the BRHS Photo Gallery and the BRHS Digital Image Files Viewer  have been updated with images.  The BRHS Digital Image Files Viewer is a listed of images by category, with links to the images. The images are all in the JPEG format and anotation regarding each photography has been added inside the image file. On the web site now, this embedded information is extracted and displayed with each photo.
Wed - September 7, 2016 3:20 pm  |  Article Hits:853     A+ | a-

California Zephyr Dining Car Guidance from the Archives, for the Archives!

Soft cover reproduction of CB&Q, D&RGW, and WP Dining Car instructions for employees of the Dining Car Department on trains 17 and 18 Chicago - Oakland issued 1/30/56. 86 page booklet.

Available at Company Store
Available by main

Meetings  |  Wed - September 7, 2016 3:12 pm  |  Article Hits:1611     A+ | a-
Meet Location: Riverview Banquets
1117 North Washington Avenue
Batavia, IL 
Website: http://riverviewbanquets.com

Date: April 8, 2017

Read more here...

Meet Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites
1555 E. Fabyan Parkway
Geneva, IL 60134
Phone: 630-208-8811
Website: http://www.genevacomfortinn.com 

Rooms blocked for Friday and
Saturday nights at $89.99 plus tax
Block Expires 3/20/2017

Activities: Swap Meet for Membership 
Clinics, Banquet & Speaker

Others to be determined...


 
Announcements  |  Wed - September 7, 2016 2:57 pm  |  Article Hits:1092     A+ | a-
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