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  • Discussion Related to the Reading Company 1833-1976 and it's predecessors Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road and then the Philadelphia and Reading Railway.
Discussion Related to the Reading Company 1833-1976 and it's predecessors Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road and then the Philadelphia and Reading Railway.

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2 Replies 
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Stations on Reading's Grenloch Branch
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8 Replies 
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Franklin Street Station in Reading to be restored
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12 Replies 
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HO T-1 Announced
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Water 5 feet deep in Communipaw terminal from Sandy
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RDG - Dauphin & Susquehanna
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4 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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RDG Track Numbering
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5 Replies 
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Reading Heritage Unit Out
by glennk419  - 
3 Replies 
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1834 drawing, PG&N (Reading RR) Wissahickon Creek
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2 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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14 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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Reading FA-1 found
by jadebullet2  - 
4 Replies 
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RDG Stony Creek Branch
by John Johnstone  - 
9 Replies 
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Reading B Unit End Lettering
by David Hutchinson  - 
0 Replies 
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 by David Hutchinson
 
Reading dockside warehouse in Philadelphia
by Schaffner  - 
6 Replies 
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RDG's Rausch Creek station
by GP30 5513  - 
0 Replies 
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Former Reading car #2060 being moved
by GP30 5513  - 
8 Replies 
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Abandoned RDG branch in North Philly
by scotty269  - 
23 Replies 
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RDG Chester Valley Branch
by John Johnstone  - 
1 Replies 
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Reading Company Bridgeport, Pa. 1964
by David Hutchinson  - 
1 Replies 
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Reading's Herndon line?
by Highball116  - 
7 Replies 
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train derailment reserch in 1941
by CDBrown  - 
8 Replies 
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Unusual Equipment Move - 1975
by glennk419  - 
4 Replies 
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 by westernfalls
 
RDG mail contracts interesting article 1963
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM  - 
6 Replies 
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 by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
 
Reading Company - Interstate express out of Phila
by rdgrailfan  - 
7 Replies 
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 by JimBoylan
 
A Complete Rail Map of the Anthracite Region
by Minneapolitan  - 
4 Replies 
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 by mikeexplorer