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.
Not all Anthracite carrying railroads are in eastern Pennsylvania. Robert Phillips will share a program he has developed about railroads built to carry anthracite coal in Alaska.
Some Reading Memories is the title of the Paul Kutta program.
Kenneth Bealer will present a program entitle 52 Years of Railroad Photography from 1966 to the Present. Kenneth was an employee of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and Conrail. His pictures have graced the pages of books about the Lehigh Valley Railroad and other Anthracite Railroads.
Richard Jahn will present a program of slides taken by the late Walter Shopp. Walter was a lifelong enthusiastic rail fan and photographer who travelled widely.
Bill Chaplik will be our presenter. Bill has assembled a program on railroads in the Southeastern United States.
Gary Pancavage will present what is sure to be a fascinating program about Amtrak’s Acela trains. Gary knows his subject as he recently retired from his position in charge of Acela maintenance.
Tom Nemeth returns. His program features beautifully photographed coverage of Anthracite Railroads. This program will feature the Central Railroad of New Jersey.
The late Richard Samsel was a long-time ARHS member. While Richard is no longer be with us, we can remember him by viewing a slide program that he had assembled. Rich Jahn will narrate. As a Christmas bonus, David Fluck of Quakertown will show movie footage that he took of the Quakertown and Eastern Railroad.
Dave Augsburger whose favorite season is winter will be our presenter with a slide show assembled from his vast collection. The program topic will be posted when known. Then again, Dave’s programs are always good. Don those snowshoes and come.
Bob Wilt has promised to take a break from his book projects to be our February presenter. The topic will be posted when known.