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Key Lock & Lantern Convention

2021 Key Lock & Lantern Convention
August 13-15, 2021 - Carbondale, PA
KL&L Convention
Key Lock & Lantern Members - Online Registration via Paypal

To register securely online using Paypal, click on the "Add to Cart" button for each event that you would like to register for. You will then be taken to the "Cart" where you can update the quantities for additional tables, etc. After you update the quantity on the item, click on "Continue Shopping" to return to this page. You may then add additional events, etc. When you are done adding items to your cart, you can check out using a Paypal account or credit card.

Step 1 - KL&L Membership

You must be a current KL&L member to register using this page. if you were a current member for last year's convention or have joined since then, you are still up to date on your membership and you can skip this step. Otherwise, visit our Membership Page to join or use our Non-Member Registration Page.

Step 2 - Convention Registration

Each member, spouse, significant other, family member or companion must register for $5 each. The registration fee includes admission to theTransportation History Expo during regular exhibit hours. Please indicate the name of the registrant and add to cart, and then return to this page to register each additional person.

Click on the button below to add each person's registration to your cart.


$5 per person

Step 3 - Friday, August 13, Train Ride

Stourbridge Line train excursion boards at 12:45pm in Honesdale, PA for a 3 1/2 hour ride to Lackawaxen, PA. The adjacent historical musem in the former D&H Canal office will be open to visit on your own prior to boarding, and lunch is available at local restaurants.


Click Below to add one Train Excursion ticket to your cart

Train ticket: $25

Step 4 - Saturday, August 14, Transportation History Exposition - Exhibits, Memorabilia Show/Sale & Meeting

Your Convention Registration entitles you to admission beginning at 9:00am. If you would like exhibit tables or early admission during setup at 7:30am, click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number desired in the quantity box. Box lunches with sandwich, chips, & drink are available for purchase by registered attendees. Click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number desired in the quantity box. You will be contacted prior to the convention for your sandwich selection.

Click Below to add an 8-foot exhibit table to your cart. Includes early admission for one registered helper.

$35 per table

Click Below to add an early admission during setup for non-table holders.

$15 Early Admission

Click Below to add a box lunch to your cart

$10 box lunch



Step 5 - Saturday, August 14, Banquet Dinner

A buffet dinner will be held in the Hotel Anthracite at 5:00pm, followed by railroad history programs to be announced. Click on the "add to cart" button and enter the number of persons attending in the quantity box.

Click Below to add one Buffet Dinner to your cart

Buffet Dinner Ticket: $25

Step 6 - Hotel Reservations

The Hotel Anthraciteis offering a special Key, Lock & Lantern rate of $109 per night + tax on Friday & Saturday. If you want to stay longer, the special rate is only $93 on Thursday & Sunday. Call 570-536-6020 for reservations. Note that you must speak with hotel staff to make your reservations - the website and reservations service will show that no rooms are available because they are held for KL&L attendees.

This hotel has fewer guest rooms than last year's location - reserve now!

If you have any questions, contact KL&L President Dave Hamilton at or KL&L Chairman John Brainard at
Convention Policies: Final schedule with exact meeting times will be listed in the convention program. Train rides are subject to changes of route, schedule & equipment, at the discretion of the railroads. Due to limited availability of table space, train & banquet seats, refunds will not be issued in the event of cancellation, unless the space can be resold. In the event of cancellation of any convention activity, refunds will be issued for that particular event. Exhibitors are responsible for checking table legs, the security of their displays, and for any damages caused to the hotel or facilities. Key, Lock & Lantern will not be responsible for any injury, loss or damage incurred during participation in the convention. Exhibits must consist of authentic railroadiana, railroad history displays, historical model dioramas and related materials. Reproductions must be clearly marked. Registration indicates acceptance of these policies.


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