The APRHF would like to gradually establish local chapters across the nation.
Preservation and promotion of the heritage of passenger rail is relevant to every part of America.
Every part of our nation was greatly impacted as railroads stretched across this continent and made it tremendously
easier for Americans to access new territory. Not only did the railroads bring much of the population to these new
settlements, but the railroads made it possible to ship supplies to these new population centers as well as to
ship crops, cattle and manufactured goods out from these new settlements. In many cases the towns and cities along
the railroad routes were created by the populations brought in by passenger rail.
Thus, we'd like to see volunteers create local chapters in all parts of the nation which can focus on discovering,
preserving and promoting the passenger rail heritage related to their own regions.
The APRHF could also use someone to volunteer to coordinate and help with the formation of local chapters across