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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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The Reading’s magnificent K1 class locomotives
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MU assignments in Conrail days
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---> 1976-2016: 40 Years Since the Reading's End <---
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Swatara Depot in Schuylkill County?
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Reading Blueliner dimensions
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Private Crossing Sign
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Lurgan Tower
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Turning power at Reading Terminal
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Reading "Heritage Unit" on home rails!
by charlie6017  - 
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Pillar crane drawings/photos?
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Union Street Interlocking, Allentown,PA
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Willow & Noble Street Branch
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9 Replies 
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Reading Museum!
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Reading Stony Creek Branch
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Looking for Photo/Description of Locomotive used 1859-1862
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4 Replies 
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West trenton rail bridge turns 100 today?
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Symbol Freights on the Bethlehem Branch
by potamus  - 
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
by jrevans  - 
12 Replies 
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HO T-1 Announced
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6 Replies 
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Water 5 feet deep in Communipaw terminal from Sandy
by pumpers  - 
0 Replies 
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RDG - Dauphin & Susquehanna
by Cactus Jack  - 
4 Replies 
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Mystery electrified RDG branch
by RCman2626  - 
3 Replies 
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RDG Track Numbering
by R,N, Nelson  - 
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
by J Johnstone  - 
2 Replies 
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Phila. & Rdg. on Shorpy
by JimBoylan  - 
1 Replies 
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Reading 2100 steam locomotive status
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM  - 
14 Replies 
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by pravoslavna  - 
1 Replies 
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diesels of the reading company volume 1
by RDGTRANSMUSEUM  - 
6 Replies 
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RDG Russian Decapods
by RDG126  - 
9 Replies 
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"Peoples Railroad" at Pottsville
by salminkarkku  - 
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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 by RDG467
 
RDG Chester Valley Branch
by John Johnstone  - 
1 Replies 
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 by glennk419
 
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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 by J.RedHawk
 
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 
 7621 Views
 by mikeexplorer
 
P&R/Reading - Glen Willow
by BoxallsAccommodation  - 
4 Replies 
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 by John Johnstone
 
Reading Lancaster station
by riffian  - 
2 Replies 
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 by riffian