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.
DAVE’S DIAMONDS. Fans of the Reading Company are alterted to this program made up of slides from Dave Augsburger’s coverage of the railroad. A good variety of images and subjects have been selected from a box entitled “RDG Mixed”. With slides from both the the 1960’s and 1970’s, there will be trains, long-gone buildings and obscure freight cars.
Fred Wilczewski, JR. will be our presenter. Fred started his career with the Lehigh Valley Railroad. His program will cover the Lehigh Valley Railroad from milepost 1 to milepost 13. This territory includes the Lehigh Valley tugboat operations, Oak Island and NK Tower.
Yes, Mike Bednar returns with more stories and slides. Specific subject will be revealed closer to the meeting date.
Daniel McFadden will be our presenter. The Lehigh Valley Railroad and more. Further details will be provided as we get closer to the meeting date.
Retired Conrail and Norfolk Southern engineer/conductor Russ Yeakel will provide a tour of the Lehigh Line taken from the cab of the locomotive.
Kenneth Bealer returns with a program centered on the Lehigh Valley Railroad. Ken began his career with the Lehigh Valley and continued his career with Conrail.
Craig Werley, ordinarily the engineer on Amtrak’s Pennsylvanian, will share more of the Kantner brothers collection. The Kantner brothers were pioneering photographers covering Schuylkill County and nearby areas. Their coverage of anthracite railroads includes many unique views.
Don’t be afraid to come just because it is Friday the 13th. Railpace editor, Tom Nemeth has another excellent program covering one the anthracite railroads. Stay tuned to find out which one.
John Gabriel’s presentation will be an early Christmas present for members attending the meeting. He promises a program that will include both his own photography as well as his father’s photography covering anthracite railroads.