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Feb 17, 2023 7:30 PMOn-line ProgramHistory of Potomac YardJames McDonald will present a glimpse of the rich history of Potomac Yard. Potomac Yard was a freight yard in Alexandria, Virginia built in the early 1900s to serve 6 railroads all which served Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. This included the Southern, Richmond Fredericksburg and Potomac, Baltimore and Ohio, Chesapeake and Ohio, Pennsylvania, Atlantic Coast Line, and Seaboard Air Line. It was closed in the 1990s and is now the site of a shopping mall.Free and open to the public.Register on-line here now.
May 7, 2023 6:00 PMArmy Navy Country Club Arlington, VADOVER HARBOR 100th Anniversary Celebration and BanquetJoin us as we celebrate Dover Harbor’s 100th birthday year in 2023! The celebration begins at 6 PM with a social hour (cash bar), followed by a seated dinner. The Dover’s Chief Mechanical Officer (Jim Lilly) and Chief of Onboard Services (Kevin Tankersley) will share remarks on the Dover’s history and their experiences with the car. Whether you’ve worked on the Dover Harbor, travelled as a passenger, or supported behind the scenes, come out to celebrate in 1920s style.Tickets are just $75.00.  Tickets are on-sale now and open to the general public. Complete details are available here.Reserve on-line now here.

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Safety Rule of the Month

February 2023

Rule 14: Hands or feet must not be placed in any part of machinery or apparatus, or in the way of moving parts of machinery or appliances. If necessary to do this, the moveable parts must be blocked so that protection will be afforderd.

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, Safety Rules, Effective May 1, 1920.

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