Bluewater NRHS provides the residents of the State of
Michigan the experience of railroad-related events.
About Us:
Bluewater owns, preserves and operates historic rail passenger
coaches for use on passenger excursion trains.
The Chapter was established in 1982, by 22 founding members who
met in a Royal Oak, Michigan hobby shop.
Both Chapter and Historical Society operate as entirely volunteer, non-
profit and tax-exempt organizations.
Bluewater's excursion program offers an experience of living history
and gives passengers a railroad perspective on Michigan's historic
development.
In addition to excursions, the Chapter's mission includes:
Maintenance of the Chapter's historical archives and library
Promotion of railroad grade crossing safety through participation in the
Association of American Railroads' "Operation Lifesaver" program
Sponsorship of railroad memorabilia shows
Welcome to the Bluewater Michigan Chapter of the
National Railway Historical Society
About the NRHS:
    The National Railroad Historical Society is a national, non-profit
    group made up of over 170 chapters nationwide. Bluewater is one
    of these chapters. When you join Bluewater, you also become a
    member of the NRHS, and receive its publications. For more
    information on the NRHS, visit the NRHS web page. The link will
    open up in a new window.
Bluewater Membership Meeting:
Every 2nd Thursday of the Month

We are saddened to report that longtime Glancy Train Collection
volunteer adjunct curator, Society member, supporter and volunteer,
Bob Cosgrove, passed away yesterday, February 23, 2014,  at Henry
Ford Hospital after a long illness.


A memorial service will take place in the weeks ahead.

Condolences can be sent in care of Bob’s daughter:

Tracy Cosgrove
24737 Penn Street
Dearborn, MI 48124


2014 Model Train & Railroad Memorabilia Show and Dealer Sign-
Up now on our schedule page.
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This site is authored by Matthew Murawski and supported by Rebecca Frye &
Chris Jacks. Any information on Michigan Chapter NRHS for reproduction of any
of the text or images on this site as authored by us, permission must be given.
Permission must be granted by the NRHS for reproduction of their logo.


This site was visited 9,098 times from its launch in 1998 to its re-launch in
12/2001.  Between 12/2001 and 6/2007, the site was visited an additional
37,327 times.  Thank you for taking interest in the preservation of rail history
and for taking the time to review our website.

Copyright © 2000-2014
A passenger de-training
in Clare, Michigan
Jack Thompson photo
Toll Free-(800) 594-5162

We also have a fax number:
(248) 399-7963

Post Office Box 296
Royal Oak, Michigan
48068-0296