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us: Reading Company


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  • Variants

    • us: Reading Lines
    • us: Reading Railroad
  • Additional Information

    • Later Established Forms

      • us: ConRail
    • Related Terms

      • us: Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad
      • us: North East Pennsylvania Railroad Company
      • us: Philadelphia and Chester Valley Railroad Company
      • us: Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company
      • us: Philadelphia and Reading Terminal Railroad Company
      • us: Shamokin, Sunbury and Lewisburg Railroad Company
      • us: Stony Creek Railroad Company
    • Sources

      • found: Carleton, P. Memories of Reading Company power, 1833-1976, c1985: frwd. (In 1983 the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Reading Company was celebrated Sept. 29th through Oct. 10th)
      • found: Dirkes, R. The Reading's T-1 locomotive, c1987: cover (Reading Lines) p. 2 (Reading Company)
      • found: Hubbard, F. Encyc. of North American railroading, c1981: p. 272 (Reading Railroad; originally named Philadelphia & Reading; now in the ConRail system)
      • found: Northern Pennsylvania Railroad Co. Records, 1836-1982 (North East Pennsylvania Railroad Company; inc. in Pa., Dec. 14, 1870; merged into the Reading Company, Dec. 31, 1945; Stony Creek Railroad Company; inc. in Pa., April 14, 1868; merged into Reading Company, Dec. 31, 1945)
      • found: Baer, C.T. Canals and railroads of the mid-Atlantic states, 1981: p. 64 (Phila. & Chester Valley RR; now part of the Reading Company)
      • found: Reading Company secretary's record papers, 1791-1975: file no. 12162 (Philadelphia and Reading Terminal Railroad Company merged into Reading Company April 25, 1944)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Jan. 8, 2009: Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad p. (Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad; operated 1857-1944; was formally merged into the Reading on August 10, 1944)
      • notfound: Annual report, 1914: t.p. (Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company seventeenth annual report, operated and absorbed by the Reading Company), Wikipedia, viewed June 21, 2012: List of Pennsylvania railroads (Shamokin, Sunbury and Lewisburg Railroad absorbed by Reading Company in 1923)
    • Change Notes

      • 1986-01-02: new
      • 2012-06-22: revised
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