Delaware Valley Shipbuilding

Center of American  Shipbuilding, Civil War to WWI

Thursday, June 30th, 2022 2 p.m.

West Deptford Free Public Library

Join us at the West Deptford Free Public Library for a lecture presented by Peter Walzer. 

Mr. Walzer holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Mr. Walzer was a docent at the Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum.  

Mr. Walzer also worked as a Licensed Operating Shipping Engineer. This event will follow social distance seating. Masks are optional. 

To register, call the library at: 856-845-5593

West Deptford Free Public Library 
420 Crown Point Road
West Deptford, NJ 0808

Business Hours
Monday — Thursday 
10:00 AM — 7:00 PM 
10:00 AM — 5:00 PM 
10:00 AM — 1:00 PM 

Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society

Chapter Meeting – June 25, 2022 @1:00PM

The Philadelphia Chapter will be holding the June 25, 2022 meeting in-person at Drexel Hill United Methodist Church (600 Burmont Road / Drexel Hill, PA 19026). The meeting will be simulcast on the Zoom meeting service.

Business Meeting 1-2PM
Film Presentation 2PM

The film is the 1957 production TRAINS TRACKS AND SAFETY FACTS, made by the Pennsylvania Railroad for school age children warning them about the dangers of railroad trespassing. This film, acquired from Walt Berko who may have shown it years back. This will be the actual 16mm presentation. Runs 25 minutes. Scenes were filmed on the Middle Division near Duncannon, Paoli. Conway Yard and Washington’s Crossing on the Bel-Del. Some really fantastic views.

PRR photography of the late Allen H. Roberts. Views include Sunnyside Yard, New York Penn Station, North Bergen, NJ, Meadows Yard, PRR Middle Division, and PRR trains that went to Maybrook via the Bell-Del and L&HR. When PC took over the NH, PRR power began to appear on New Haven rails.

To attend the meeting and watch the film, sign up to receive notifications from the PRRT&HS. A Zoom link to the event will be mailed the day before the program on the 25th. Those who sign on will continue to receive notifications on future programs.

Railroads on Parade

The Oliver Evans Chapter presents
A virtual Zoom presentation by Joel Spivak, OE Acting President
Wednesday, June 29, 2022  7 pm

Joel Spivak’s Power point presentation brings together two of his favorite subjects, Railroads and Worlds Fairs and Expositions. See how the railroad was presented to the public at the 1851 “Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations” London, and at the spectacular exhibit “Railroads on Parade” at the 1939 World’s Fair, New York. 

Below is the link for the meeting.

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