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Volunteer on a Scenic Excursion Ride

The ODC-NRHS hosts seasonal excursions throughout the year;           join us for a ride!

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Learn new and exciting skills

We offer opportunities to learn welding, public speaking, painting, and much more. There is an activity for everyone.

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Join us at our Yard

Work on historical train cars and locomotives at Hallsboro, our train yard, located just outside of Richmond, Va.

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Volunteer at our Museum

Help educate the public at our museum and archive located in a restored historic Southern Railway Station.

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Help us continue to preserve and present Virginia's railroad history

Your donation helps to support our educational programming, museum, and train yard 

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About us

The Old Dominion Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS), chartered in 1957, is a non-profit, volunteer-based, educational organization dedicated to the preservation of past, present, and future railroading in Central Virginia.

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The ODC gives you a chance to operate, restore and present real railroad equipment.

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