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Central Electric Railfans' Association is one of the nations premier railfan organizations, hosting regular programs and events about electric railroading (both past and present). CERA also publishes books like none other about the history and operations of our great rail history. Help support CERA by becoming a member today! CERA publishes "bulletins" from time to time—typically a hardcover book, annually—and Active members are entitled to at least one bulletin per membership year.

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Our Next Program:

Friday, March 27, 2015
1900 hrs / 7:00pm
University Center (Map)
525 S State St Fl 2
Chicago, Illinois
One block north of Harrison Street Red Line station

Celebrating the Centennial of George Krambles
My Uncle George
By Art Peterson

Come join us for an evening with Art Peterson as we celebrate the centennial of the birth of his uncle, George Krambles. We'll take an intimate biographical look and celebrate the life of one of CERA's founders and former CTA executive director.

B-146 Update: We cannot announce a publication date at this time.