Membership Application

Thank you for your interest in the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society! To become a new Society member or renew your current membership, you may:


Download, print and complete a Membership Application, enclose a check or money order and mail to:

Membership Committee
Reading Company Technical & Historical Society
P.O. Box 15143, Reading, PA 19612-5143


The Membership Application is in Adobe PDF format. Click here to download Adobe's free Acrobat Reader if needed.


Or, Use our PayPal page to join online!


  • • Please complete ALL information on the application form.
  • • Membership is based on the calendar year, and includes all issues of publications for that year.
  • • All applications received after October 31 will be applied to next year’s membership unless otherwise requested.
  • • Members not renewing by March of a year will be dropped from the rolls.
  • • Make check or money order payable to RCT&HS (we cannot accept cash).
  • • Please allow 2–4 weeks to receive your membership materials via U.S. Mail.
  • • Thanks again for joining to help preserve Reading Railroad History!


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