Latest ARHS News

Restoration, archives, and society updates
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: March 2020

Remembering Dave Augsburger

March 31, 2020
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: January 2020

Here’s the Anthracite Extra (newsletter) for January 2020.

February 10, 2020
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: November 2019

Here's the Anthracite Extra (newsletter) for November 2019

December 27, 2019
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Mark Charles
For Sale
Reading 1965 Freight Service Guide

Reprints of the Reading Company 1965 Freight Service Guide are now available for purchase.

December 27, 2019
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Mark Charles
For Sale
ARHS book sale - December 7, 2019

Here's another chance to get great railroad books and support the ARHS!

September 25, 2019
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: September 2019

In this issue: Prime Mover in B Unit Runs; New Publications for Sale; Anthracite Railroads Modeling; A Long Road With the ARHS B-unit; New CNJ Material Added to ARHS Archives; Digitizing Large Documents for Archives is Ongoing; Board and Financial News; LHR Caboose 18 Preserved at Phillipsburg

September 25, 2019
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Mark Charles
For Sale
Now Available - Budd RDC brochure

The ARHS is excited to announce the publication of a 24-page vintage brochure about Budd Rail Diesel Cars (RDCs.)

August 22, 2019
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Correction - Board Elections

At the June meeting, members will vote to re-elect all board members for a term of one year (as nominated at the May meeting.)

June 3, 2019
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Mark Charles
News
ARHS Yard Sale – June 29, 2019

Get great railroad books at bargain prices at the ARHS garage sale.

May 23, 2019
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: February 2019

In this issue: ARHS Model projects; F-unit Restoration Report; Photo and Document Archives; Using the Web Site's Index to Flags, Diamonds and Statues; From the Membership Secretary; Meet the New Modeling Coordinator; Membership Condolences

March 7, 2019
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Mark Charles
News
Cornell Red LV RS-11s from Rapido - ARHS special

ARHS is pleased to announce a special run of HO scale LV RS-11s by Rapido.

February 8, 2019
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Mark Charles
News
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from everyone at the ARHS! Watch for exciting news coming in 2019.

December 22, 2018
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Mark Charles
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: October 2018

In this issue: Scranton Convention Report 2018; Equipment Restoration Update; Archives and Sale Stock Moved to Lehigh Gap; Board Elects ARHS Officers for 2018-2019; Upcoming ARHS Meetings; Volunteers Needed

October 28, 2018
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Richard Jahn
Convention
2018 ARHS Convention: 70th Anniversary of EMD F3 Units!

2018 represents the 70th anniversary of the ARHS- and Tri-State-owned EMD F3 units.

July 10, 2018
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Kirsten Jahn Richardson
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #11

In this issue: 40th Anniversary Convention a Success; Proposed Changes to Organizational Bylaws; New Books; Restoration Report; FD&S and Website

December 28, 2015
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Richard Jahn
Restoration
ARHS Restoration Report

In 2010 the ARHS was invited to bring their F3 locomotives to Steamtown NHS. This was mutually beneficial to both parties- the ARHS restoration volunteers gained access to great shop facilities in Scranton in order to make work on the locomotives quicker and easier.

December 27, 2015
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Richard Jahn
Convention
2015 Convention - Our 40th Anniversary!

The organizers of the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society's 40th Anniversary Convention would like to thank all of those that attended this past weekend.

October 1, 2015
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Kirsten Jahn Richardson
For Sale
The Central Railroad of New Jersey: Steam Locomotive Planbook

This diagram book contains an overview of the CNJ's steam engines in their final years 1945-1954.

August 23, 2015
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Kirsten Jahn Richardson
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #10

In this issue: Convention September 11 - 13, 2015 at Scranton, Pa.; New Book: Maintenance of Way Standard Plans of the Reading Company; Restoration Update

February 1, 2015
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Richard Jahn
For Sale
The Maybrook Gateway

The history of how five railroads all came together in the small town of Maybrook, NY.

June 11, 2014
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Kirsten Jahn Richardson
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #9

In this issue: Convention - December 7 at Northampton, Pa.; New Book: Maybrook Gateway; FD&S and Restoration Updates

September 1, 2013
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #8

In this issue: Restoration News; FD&S Update

August 1, 2012
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #7

In this issue: FD&S Updates; Restoration News

February 1, 2012
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #6

In this issue: Image Library Acquisition: Jersey Central images - Franklin Junction

June 1, 2009
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #5

In this issue: Image Library Acquisition: Leslie Ross Photos; New Historical Society: Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Historical Society; Where is it? Reading 2-8-2 pulling a long line of coaches

May 1, 2009
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #4

In this issue: FD&S status: 19-2 has been completed and mailed to members; Glass Plate Mystery; The Digital Archive; The Production of a Magazine - FD&S

March 1, 2009
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #3

In this issue: FD&S status: the current issue continues to be 19-1; Glass Plate Mystery; The Production of a Magazine - FD&S; The Digital Archive

December 1, 2008
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #2

In this issue: Glass Plate Mystery; Left-overs; Models; The Theodore Koehler Collection

December 1, 2005
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Richard Jahn
Anthracite Extra
Anthracite Extra: Issue #1

In this issue: Visiting and Collecting - Pt.1 The PA State Archives, Tom Tabor collection; The Production of a Magazine - FD&S; New Railroad Historical Society; News from Steamtown; Bethlehem Today

April 1, 2005
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Richard Jahn