1 November 7, 2005 through July 30, 2006 the Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library undertook its most ambitious exhibit yet — exploring America's love affair with trains. The exhibit was titled "Trains: Tracks of the Iron Horse". Chapter 124 provided the horological portion of this exhibit.
2 A view of the total Chapter 124 Exhibit.
3 The Watches were divided into 4 groupings with each grouping having an associated descriptive poster. 1857-1890 The Golden Era of Railroads
4 1891-1905 New Milestones and Standards
5 1906-1929 The Golden Age of Railroad
6 1930-1969 The Great Depression - The End of an Era
7 Chapter 124 Past President Chuck Edwards sets the time on a large Self Winding Clock Company Clock. SWCC clocks were used in most railroad depots. They were synchronized from a central time source (the Navy Observatory) so were very accurate.
8 Chapter 124 President Bill Edwards does some fine tuning on this clock before putting the dial and hands back on it.
9 Chuck and Bill with the smaller models from Self Winding Clock Company