Reading Company Technical & Historical Society - PayPal Payments

You can become a new Reading Company Technical & Historical Society member or renew your membership via PayPal's secure online payments. We’re also offering the option of buying a tie, rail or switch for trackwork at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum. If you prefer, you may make an individual or corporate tax-deductible donation of any amount towards a specific area (equipment acquisition, restoration, repair, etc.).
THANK YOU for your interest in our organization and your donation!


INSTRUCTIONS: Clicking a "Buy Now" button below will take you to our PayPal page. If you do not have a PayPal account, you can create an account by following the instructions on the PayPal page.

RCT&HS Membership Sign-Up & Renewal:

Individual Membership: $40 per year

Individual Membership: $45 (outside USA)

Family Membership: $48 per year

Family Membership: $53 (outside USA)

Contributing Membership: $60 or more per year*

Sustaining Membership: $100 or more per year*

Corporate Membership: $150

Full-time Student Membership: $15


RCT&HS Heritage Museum Rails & Ties Donation:

Buy a tie: $30 each

Buy a rail: $400 each

Buy 1/2 a switch: $8,500 each

Individual or corporate donation (any amount)


  • • If you are renewing your membership, please be sure to include your membership number by clicking on the “Membership number if renewing” link located toward the upper left of the “Review Your Payment” page.
  • • Please also include your contact info so that we may mail you your membership information or letter of recognition for your donation.
  • • Please allow 2-4 weeks to receive your membership materials via U.S. Mail.
  • • Any donation above and beyond the price of $50/$100 for Contributing/Sustaining Memberships is greatly appreciated!*
  • • Donations may specify “in honor of” or “in memory of” if desired.
  • • Please contact us at: if you have any questions or difficulties regarding your membership sign-up/renewal.
  • • Thank you for your generosity!


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