Images of America: Reading Trains and Trolleys


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by Philip K. Smith with the Historical Society of Berks County

Rail transportation has been part of daily life in Reading since the 1830’s.  Reading Trains and Trolleys portrays the good old day of the Philadelphia & Reading Railways (reorganized as the Reading Company in 1923,) the Schuylkill Valley Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Mount Penn Gravity Railroad, the Never sink Mountain Railroad, the Reading City Passenger Railway, and the Reading Traction Company.