Members are encouraged to contact Olev Taremae or an ARHS Board Member to present their programs or contacts of people who can present programs related to Anthracite Railroads, e.g., slides, films, videos, DVD’s, or digital programs, or visits to model railroads, as programs are continually needed.

Jan
11
Fri
2019
January 2019 Membership Meeting
Jan 11 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Dave Augsburger whose favorite season is winter will be our presenter with a slide show assembled from his vast collection.  This time around Dave will be covering the Lehigh Valley Railroad between Allentown and Lehighton.  Don those snowshoes and come.

Feb
8
Fri
2019
February 2019 Membership meeting
Feb 8 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Bob Wilt’s program will cover the joint Lehigh Valley Railroad-Delaware & Hudson Railway segment of the NE84 and NE87 trains that ran between Portland, Maine and Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Virginia.

Mar
8
Fri
2019
March 2019 Membership Meeting
Mar 8 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

The ever popular Mike Bednar returns in March. He will draw from his vast treasury of stories and images to entertain and educated us about his railroad experiences. His program is titled Wonderful Winter. It will show scenes along the Lehigh River Valley. Seeing the program will make you wish that winter lasted longer. Maybe not.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
April 2019 Membership Meeting
Apr 12 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Doug Peters will present his program on the Delaware and Hudson railway.

May
10
Fri
2019
May 2019 Membership Meeting
May 10 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Former Reading & Northern, current Amtrak employee, Craig Werley will again share slides from the Kantner Brothers collection. Arch and Bruce Kantner roamed Schuylkill County and nearby areas in the 1950’s and 1960’s capturing images of scenes that few others ventured to photograph. This program will concentrate on the Reading Company’s Catawissa Branch.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
June 2019 Members Meeting
Jun 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

NOTICE OF PROGRAM CHANGE. Tom Nemeth will be presenting a double feature of two shorter programs. The first will cover the Lehigh Valley Railroad from Oak Island to Bound Brook, home territory for Tom when he was growing up. The second will depict Conrail’s operations on the Bangor & Portland lines, formerly Lackawanna and later Erie – Lackawanna lines.

Sep
13
Fri
2019
September 2019 Membership Meeting
Sep 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Douglas Kramer will be sharing his slide taken in the 1970s featuring Horseshoe curve including a derailment and its cleanup.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
October Membership Meeting
Oct 11 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Harry Owens, raised in on-line town Truckville, has spent decades researching the Lehigh Valley Railroad’s Bowman’s Creek Branch.  His illuminating program about obscure branch which once connected Wilkes-Barre and the Waverly/Sayre area is fascinating. Come and learn about this little known line and operation.

Nov
8
Fri
2019
November 2019 Membership Meeting
Nov 8 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Frank Tatnall returns with what promises to be an outstanding program covering the Lehigh Valley Railroad from the 1950’s to the 1970’s.

Dec
13
Fri
2019
December 2019 Membership Meeting
Dec 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

You will think of Friday the 13th as your lucky day when you see a presentation of the late Dick Samsel’s slides. Rich Jahn will narrate. Members enjoyed a show of Dick’s photography last year. This program covers slides not seen last year.