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Newsletter: Vol. 5, No. 3; Summer 2002

$6.25

  • Transactions of the Berks County Railroad Company
    Excerpts from “The Wilmington & Columbia Division of the Reading Railroad. The Schuylkill and Lehigh Branch”
    by Benjamin L Bernhart, 1994
  • How was the Wanamaker, Kempton and Southern Steam Railroad Named?
    By Wally Ely, 2002

  • Berksy Train Escapades 1957 & Berksy Travelers
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Transactions of the Berks County Railroad Company, Excerpts from “The Wilmington & Columbia Division of the Reading Railroad. The Schuylkill and Lehigh Branch”
Benjamin L. Bernhart spent his youth in New Tripoli and had a strong fascination for the railroad. Starting in 1994 he began publishing his research on the Schuylkill & Lehigh rail lines. This article explains the financial transactions involved in the formation of the BCRR Company in 1871.

How was the Wanamaker, Kempton and Southern Steam Railroad Named?
An excerpt from the publication Does This Train Go Up Hawk Mountain? by Wally Ely, on the end of the Reading Railroad’s S& L Branch, and the beginning of the Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Inc., or WK&S Railroad.

Berksy Train Escapades 1957 & Berksy Travelers
News article that appeared in the Kutztown Patriot newspaper on Thurday Aug. 19, 1957, about the Berksy-ites reunion at Ontelaunee Park Reunion in New Tripoli.
A short list of current residents in Albany Township who were travelers on the Berksy line. Includes a Time Table schedule of the Berks County Railroad from 1874.