Gulf Coast Chapter - National Railway Historical Society, Inc.

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OUR MISSION
To preserve, enjoy and share with the public the memory, history and experience of railroading, particularly Texas railroading, as it has been and as it is now.


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Membership meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month except December. Visit us on Facebook for more information.
CURRENT GULF COAST CHAPTER NRHS ACTIVITIES

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Our current projects include renovation of former Southern Pacific Sunset Limited dining car No. 10212, restoration of former Kansas City Southern Lines Southern Belle tavern-lounge-observation car Good Cheer, and upgrades and maintenance on former MKT Texas Special chair car New Braunfels, which is in service with the Austin Steam Train Association.

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EQUIPMENT ROSTER

Locomotives:
ATSF 2350 Alco S-2 switcher, 1945
HB&T 14 Alco S-2 switcher, 1945
Texas Mexican 510 Baldwin DS44-750 switcher, 1949

Passenger, Railway Mail and Express Cars:
AMTRAK 3395 lounge car (ex-ATSF), 1950
ATSF 1890 end-door express car, 1928
ATSF 3401 baggage-Railway Post Office car, 1938
GM&O Alton parlor car, 1947
KCS Good Cheer tavern lounge observation car, 1940
MKT New Braunfels chair car, 1955
MP Eagle Chasm sleeping car, 1949
SP 10212 Sunset Limited Audobon Room dining car, 1950
SP&S 50 mail storage car (originally baggage-RPO), 1915
T&P 1114 baggage car, 1920

Freight cars:
CSOX 2198 tank car, 1927
MHAX 1237 helium car, 1955
MKT 6 cupola caboose, 1949
SP 4696 bay window caboose, 1979
TrailerTrain Co. 92309 intermodal flat car, 1967

Miscellaneous Equipment:
Fairmont Track Speeder
Velocipede
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Gulf Coast Chapter - NRHS
PO Box 457
Houston TX  77001


info@gulfcoastnrhs.org

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