Thursday, February 13, 2014

Fourth Annual Project 113 slide show

Received the following via email.

Fourth Annual Project 113 Slide Show
To be held Saturday, March 29, 2014

Doors will open at 8:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts. The presenters will begin at 9:00 AM.

The show will be presented at Christy Joy Catering Service, located on 141 Bulls Head Road, Pottsville, PA.

The master of ceremonies for this event will be Mr. Al Barnes.

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM: Allen Keller, PRR in the Early 1960’s, My Experiences as a Locomotive Inspector for Remote Control Locomotives.

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM: Bob Warner, 1950s Steam Around Reading.

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM: Don Young, South African Steam.

11:45 AM to 1:00 PM: Break for lunch.

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM: Joe Fusco’s 113 Restoration Progress Presentation and
Slides from the John Pritz Collection of Jersey Central and Reading Steam.

1:45 PM to 2:30 PM: Kermit Geary, Lehigh New England Railroad in General.

2:45 PM to 3:30 PM: Craig Werley, Kantner Slide Collection, The Conrail Era.

There will be door prizes, raffles, and a limited number of vendors selling memorabilia .

Lunch will be provided by Christy Joy Catering Service. The menu will be served buffet style and consist of the following: City chicken, ham, stuffed shells, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans and mixed homemade desserts.

The cost is $30.00 per person. Seating is limited, tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. Checks can be made payable to Project 113 and sent to Project 113, 113 East Sunbury Street, Minersville, PA 17954. For information phone: 570-544-8300 or email:

Directions to Show:

Starting at Minersville Station, proceed east on Seltzer Road 1 3/10 miles to Bulls Head Road, turn right onto Bulls Head Road, travel approximately 7/10 mile. Christy Joy’s Catering Service is on the right. There is plenty of off road parking on the grounds of the facility.

Kermit Geary, JR