Who We Are

Our organization consists of almost 1,000 authors, historians, railroad employees, photographers, model railroaders, and just plain rail fans who share our interest in the railroads that served the anthracite coal mining region of eastern Pennsylvania. These include:

  • Central Railroad of New Jersey
  • Lehigh Valley Railroad
  • Reading Company
  • Lehigh and New England
  • Lehigh and Hudson River Railroad
  • Lackawanna Railroad

Donate to the ARHS

ARHS Archives
By supporting the society’s archives fund, your contributions go towards the acquisition, preservation, storage, and publication of historical print materials and photo, slide, and negative collections. We have an ongoing effort to digitize a majority of our archives for preservation and distribution in society publications, such as our regular issue of Flags, Diamonds, & Statues.

Company Match
Did you know many employers offer matching donations to 501c3 organizations such as the ARHS? Check with your employer. The ARHS Tax ID number is 23-2494925.