PH&D Railroad Historical Society 2100 32nd Street Port Huron, MI 48060 810.984.4134

Train show rescheduled

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.

About our 501 (c) 3 non-profit licensed in Michigan

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Our Team

Our History

Our History

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

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Our History

Our History

Our History

 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. 

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Our Mission

Our History

Our Mission

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Railroad Historical Society  is: To collect, archive, preserve, and present, all for the education of  the community, historical documents, photographs, drawings, artifacts  and equipment relating to The Port Huron & Detroit Railroad Company  and its predecessors, The Port Huron Southern Railway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.