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 Augsburger has assembled a grouping of Reading Railroad slides concentrating on the line from Reading to the Philadelphia area.
Reading railroad fans take note, Rich Jahn will share his program, The Four Corners of the Reading.
When asked for a title, John Gabriel provided the following.
“North of the Border” … a travelog (sic) of images from the ARHS’ collection from John Endler covering Eastern Canada in the 19502 snd 1960s. Presented by John M. Gabriel.
Paul Kutta returns by popular demand. His program is entitled Fallen Flags. We hope he will show some images of trains in addition to the flags.
Richard Samsel is will be sharing a program featuring Conrail era trains running on former Reading Railroad tracks.
We welcome Frank Tatnall back. Frank will present a program dealing with the electrification of the Pennsylvania Railraod concentrating on the Main Line west from Philadelphia to Paoli.
Doug Peters will present his program on the history of the Allentown & Reading Traction Company. This program is not just for trolley enthusiasts. Historic views of Kutztown and other lineside towns are fascinating.
Larry Eastwood will present a program on the Reading Railroad. The title is To West Trenton and Beyond. The program covers the line to West Trenton and then onward to Bound Brook. There are also views on the Central Railroad of New Jersey from Bound Brook to Jersey City.
Bob Wilt will be the presenter in a program covering the Delaware & Hudson.
Olev Taremae’s program will be on SEPTA’s Rail Division – the Reading Side. The program focuses on rail operations occurring on the parts of the SEPTA system that had once belonged to the Reading Company. This will include both SEPTA’s own operations and also operations conducted by other railroads and entities.