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The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society

How To Sign Up!

To be a regular member of the Pacific NW Chapter (aka the PNWC), one must:

  1. Be 16 years of age or older

  2. Submit appropriate dues
    The cost depends on what type of membership you want to have.

  3. Agree to Abide by the By-Laws of the Chapter.
    For the most part, the procedures and rules of the Chapter are a modification of Roberts Rules of Order.

How much does it cost to become a member of the Pacific Northwest Chapter?

Regular Membership for persons aged 16 and older is $20
Additional family members at the same mailing address are $5 each.

Expiration Date/Time of Year:

All memberships end at the end of the calendar year (December 31st). This means there is no question about when membership for a particular year is over, and when a new year starts. It also means all membership renewal notices are mailed at the same time.

From September 1 to December 31, new members can join and their full membership fee covers the remainder of the current calendar year and also the next calendar year.

Changes to NRHS Dues

Why Pacific NW Chapter (PNWC) dues are handled independently from the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) dues;

Starting in 2015, NRHS changed the relationship with its chapters and no longer plays a role in the renewal process for each chapter’s membership. As a non-profit entity separate from the NRHS, the PNWC now processes membership dues only for itself. Membership in the NRHS is handled by that organization. See https://nrhs.com/membership/renew/ for more information.

Two ways to sign up and pay your PNWC dues:

  1. ONLINE: CLICK HERE TO JOIN VIA OUR SECURE WEBSITE

  2. By US MAIL: CLICK HERE TO OPEN A FILLABLE FORM YOU CAN PRINT & MAIL WITH YOUR PAYMENT