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Welcome to the National Society Descendants of American Railroad Workers!


Thank you for your interest in joining the National Society Descendants of American Railroad Workers.


The 2024-2026 officers have been working since installation on March 21, 2024, to handle many projects, one of which is to update the application and make it available for prospective members.


We want you to join NSDARW but we require patience at this time.


Elaine Baldasare, National President

(2024 – 2026)

If you have any questions or wish to be notified when the application is ready, please email me at:


I look forward to hearing from you.


Believe in yourself and believe in us!

General Information:

The National Society Descendants of American Railroad Workers was formed in 2021, by Amanda Morris and Christopher Bowen, to honor and preserve the legacy of our ancestors whose hard work enabled the expansion and prosperity of our country. We will accomplish those goals through genealogical documentation, educational programming and support for historical preservation efforts related to American railroad history.  Read more -->

Membership is eligible to all men and women aged 18 or over who can prove lineal descent from a Railroad Worker who served between March 4th, 1825 – December 31st 1945.  For more information, please visit our Membership page.  

Motto:  The journey is just as important as the destination.


“Our life is a constant journey.  The landscape changes, the people change, but the train keeps moving.  Life is the train, not the station.”  ~Thomas Carlyle

News & Announcements

The 2024-2026 officers will have their first Zoom meeting by mid-April to work towards updating the website and especially adding material to the Members’ Only page.  Stay tuned!  

NSDARW MEMBERS Seeking your railroad ancestor photos.  Click here to learn more.  

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