A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad to write a travel guide. They reached the end of the line in Williams Valley.
On June 19, 1863, a crowded passenger train jumped the tracks in northern Dauphin County, injuring dozens and killing 6.
A change in railroad schedules to support the American war effort in 1917 left residents of the Upper End isolated and angry.
The 96th Pennsylvania left Pottsville for the Union capital in November 1861 amid the cheers of their fellow citizens.