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Reading Company Stock Cars

Written by Conductor

This little piggy went to market... By rail in a stock car.  Hauling livestock was not a significant source of revenue for the Reading as compared to midwestern and western roads; the Reading rostered a total of 106 cars that were retired by the late 1950s.  Clicking the links below will open the reference document in a separate window; clicking the camera icon (where available) will display a photo in a separate window.

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SMa 19213-19262

SMb 19000-19005 Click for photoSMc 19006-19055

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Fact for the Day

March 8, 1900
Construction of the new P&R locomotive shops at Reading, PA began.

Downloads

Operations Information

Click Here!A variety of Reading Company operations related documents, etc. that may be of use in your modeling efforts.

Operations Paperwork

Click Here!A variety of Reading Company operations paperwork, such as train orders, clearance forms, etc. that will help you operate your Reading layout in a prototypical manner.

Timetables, Rulebooks, Etc.

Click Here!Public Timetables, Employe Timetables, and Rulebooks that provide much useful operational information.

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Rolling Stock Reference

Click Here!Downloadable reference documents on the various classes of Reading Company Freight and Passenger rolling stock.

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