The borough of Slatington was incorporated in 1864, but settlement on the site dates back to the middle of the eighteenth century. The navigation options on this page are pretty straight-forward.  The "map" option will allow you to see the items in the archive geo-located on a map.  Currently, very few items have geolocation information.  The "scripto" option will allow you to assist in transcribing certain, selected historical documents.  Please contact me for login information.

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Lehigh Valley freight approaches Lehigh Gap 1976

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March 1976, led by LV 403 (RS 11) and her brothers, a freight heads towards Lehigh Gap (west) on former CNJ tracks

Another Berksie at Slatington Station 1945

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Reading gas-electric #88 June 1945, built Brill