Support the Foundation

Video Tapes -- The 8-minute DVD regarding the Switchback's history and the Mt. Pisgah Project is available for a $15.00 donation that covers the cost of the tape, mailing, and support to the Foundation.

Books -- Vince Hydro has written "the Bible" on the Switchback Gravity Railroad. His 358 page history of the Switchback is available at the Mauch Chunk Museum for $39.95. $5.00 of this goes to support the Foundation. This price included shipping and handling.

Trail Map -- The large-format, fold-out map, The Route of the Switchback - A Walker's Tour, includes descriptions of historic locations along the Switchback Trail and recommended walking tours. It is available for a $1.00 donation that covers the cost of the map, mailing, and support to the Foundation.

Membership -- Membership categories and annual dues are individual ($12.00), family ($25.00), and contributing member ($50.00 minimum). Members receive semi-annual newsletters detailing activities and progress.

For DVD's, books, or membership, send a check or money order for the applicable amount to the Foundation's address below. (Sorry, we can handle only U. S. orders and funds at this time.) Be sure to include your shipping address!

Switchback Gravity Railroad Foundation
P.O. Box 73
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0073
(570) 325-8255


The Switchback Gravity Railroad Foundation's mission is to preserve, interpret,
and celebrate (in partnership with the community) Pennsylvania