PH&D Railroad Historical Society 2100 32nd Street Port Huron, MI 48060 810.984.4134
Preserving the railroad history of Michigan's Thumb and Blue Water Area since 2007.
Our new website is under construction.
We've rescheduled our Tunnel City Railway Show to 31 Oct. - 1 Nov, 2020. See our Tunnel City Railway Show page for all the details.
We have a small group of dedicated volunteers / members and we are always looking for more. If interested in joining use visit our contact page. We need volunteers willing to participate in many Society needs, committee functions, fund raising, and public engagement.
Our Current Executive Board of Directors
President- Dan Meinhard
Vice President- Geoffrey Hering
Treasurer- Jerry Deeg
Secretary- Charles Warczinsky
The Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Historical Society was started in April of 2007. The purpose was to save the office building and the roundhouse of the Port Huron and Detroit Railroad company and preserve the history of other railroads in Michigan.
The founding Fathers of the society were George (Sandy) Duffy, Ted Frantz, Cecil (Bud) Gilbert, Bruce Sawdon, Joseph Mericka, Dennis Klymko, Scott Beedon.
The purpose of The Port Huron & Detroit Railroad Historical Society is: To collect, archive, preserve, and present, all for the education of the community, historical documents, photographs, drawings, artifacts and equipment relating to The Port Huron & Detroit Railroad Company and its predecessors, The Port Huron Southern Railway and The Detroit Bay City & Western Railroad, as well as the Grand Trunk Western/Canadian National, and the Pere Marquette/Chesapeake and Ohio. To obtain, restore and maintain the roundhouse at 32nd Street for use as a museum, as well as other structures, artifacts, and rolling stock, as they may become available; To accumulate, conserve, and index all data relating to the above-named railroads for the use of scholars, rail fans and scale modelers.