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MARCH 7 – OCTOBER 2015 Building the Reading EXHIBIT
MARCH 7 – OCTOBER 2015 – Building the Reading
Contributions of ethnic groups are highlighted as well as the tools and materials used to create the railroad.
Building the Reading MARCH 7 – OCTOBER 2015. The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum, 500 S.Third Street, Hamburg, PA will host a new exhibit, "Building the Reading". Contributions of ethnic groups are highlighted as well as the tools and materials used to create the railroad. Normal museum admission rates apply
RCT&HS 10th annual convention MARCH 21 SAT: READING COMPANY TECHNICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY will hold its 10th annual convention at the Trinity Bible Fellowship Church 220 Main Street, Blandon, PA (Route 73).Doors open 8:30, first show begins at 9AM. Presentations include: Dale Woodland – NS Heritage Units on the Reading, Tom Poserina - Jersey City Passenger Terminal, Carol Adams - The Reading Railroad in the Civil War, Larry Ryan - Reading MU's, and Don Young -Bethlehem Steel. Admission $20.00 and an option for a Preorder lunch $10.00. Dealer tables available $20 each. Send check/money order to: RCT&HS PO Box 15143 Reading, PA 19612-5143.
RCT&HS Train Meet April 12, 2015 – The RCT&HS will hold its semi-annual train meet at the Leesport Farmers Market (banquet hall) on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Scale model and toy trains may be bought and sold. Books and other railroadiana will also be available. Good food is available on the premises and an outdoor flea market will be held the same day. Table holders will be admitted at 7:00 a.m. The public will be admitted at 9:00 a.m. Admission is $4.00/person; table rentals are $20.00 each. Vendor tables are still available. For more information, contact Tom Brown by telephone at 717-279-6783 (before 8:00 p.m.) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for the PDF form.
Monthly Society Meetings
The monthly meeting of the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society is held at:
Trinity Bible Fellowship Church
Location: 220 Main Street, Blandon, PA (Route 73) - Click here for a MapQuest Map!
Date: Fourth Tuesday of month (Third Tuesday during November and December)
Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Meetings begin by covering Society business and usually conclude with entertainment in the form of slides, films, videos, or a guest speaker. Additional business meetings of the Executive Board are held as needed.