North American Transit Historical Society is a not-for-profit educational organization (Section 501C(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code) devoted to the study of and dissemination of information regarding electric railways (street railway, rapid transit and interurban) within the UNITED sTATES AND CANADA.
2023 Meet - Hoosier Traction Meet 2023 will be held August 25 & 26, 2023 at the Holiday Inn, Normal IL. Phone 309-862-0101. Cut off date for rooms is July 25, 2023. The room rate is $149.00 plus tax. Convention admission for 2 DAYS $80, or for one day $45. Vender Tables are $30. An optional Connect Transit bus garage tour will occur on Aug 27th. A Prospectus with Registration Form, Schedule of Events, and hotel information is now available on the Meetings page.
NATHS exists to encourage study of the history, equipment and operation of urban, sub-urban and mainline electric railways. North American Transit Historical Society. is incorporated under the laws of the State of Indiana as a not-for-profit technical and educational society and is governed by a board of directors. In carrying out the Doc Blackburn's Hoosier Traction Meet's activities they are assisted by friends of the NATHS.
You can view previous year's information via the Meetings page link.
You can also download and read a visual summary of the buses and rides that were part of those meeting. Go the the Meeting Reports page to obtain those documents.
A new web page has been created to recognize the achievements of those in public transit. Click on Recognitions and see the 2015 recipient.