Join in the Fun! Upcoming Events




Bridges of the Reading Railroad

Pictures of some of the 2200 bridges built by the Reading in a wide variety of styles are featured. Artifacts from Reading's swinging bridge at the Outer Station are displayed. Come to learn why the Reading Railroad is connected to the Golden Gate bridge and Poughkeepsie bridge, see a turntable bridge in action, enjoy the 8-foot Shepp's Bridge model, and build a bridge of your own design and test its strength.

Begins March 5, 2016



April 3, 2016 - RCT&HS train meet, Leesport Market, Leesport, PA from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

TThe RCT&HS will hold its semi-annual train meet at the Leesport Farmers Market (Banquet Hall) on Sunday, April 3, 2016 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 Read more here.


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.