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DVDs/Videos

Classic Steam of the 20's through 40's
Greenfrog Productions
Memories of CNJ, B&O, & Reading Vol 2
Clear Signal Video
Memories of Steam in the Northeast Vol 1
Mark I Video
Memories of Steam in the Northeast Vol 2
Mark I Video
Reading 2102
Clear Signal Video
Reading Company Scrapbook, Vol 1
Mark I Video
Reading Company Scrapbook, Vol 2
Mark I Video
Reading Glory
Penn Valley Pictures
Return of the Rambles
Mark I Video
Schuylkill Shifter
Mark I Video
Twilight of Steam
Clear Signal Video
Twilight of Steam
Greenfrog Productions
Vignettes of the Reading Company
Clear Block Productions
Vignettes of the Reading Company, Vol 2
Clear Block Productions

Books

Anatomy of the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Jim Mancuso, looseleaf
Anatomy of the Reading System
Jim Mancuso, looseleaf
Anthracite Country Color
Gerard Bernet
Colorful Memories of Reading's Shamokin Division
Gerard Bernet
Electric Trains to Reading Terminal
Wes Coates
Rails Through Manayunk
Harry Garforth, Jr.
Reading Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment
Craig Bossler
Reading Company Cabooses
John W Hall
Reading Company in Color, Volume 1
Jeremy Plant
Reading Company in Color, Volume 2
Bert Pennypacker
The Reading in the Conrail Era, Vol 2
Dale Woodland
Reading Diesels, Volume 1, First Generation
Dale Woodland
Reading Diesels, Volume 2, The Second Generation
Dale Woodland
The Reading in the Conrail Era, Vol 2
Dale Woodland
The Reading Railroad: History of a Coal Age Empire, Vol 1
James Holton
The Reading Railroad: History of a Coal Age Empire, Vol 2
James Holton
Reading Steam in Color
Jeremy Plant
Trackside Reading Anthracite Country Arch & Bruce Kanter
Jeremy Plant

Articles

0-6-0 Camelback
Model Railroader, February 1956, page 39
1883 Reading Co. Letter
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 17, No 2
1903 System Map
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 5, No 1 & 2
1935 50/60 Ton AAR Two-bay Twin Hoppers, Part 2
Railway Prototype Cyclopedia, Volume 2, page 83
1942 AAR 40-foot Box Cars (Circa 1948) in Color
Model Railroading, February 1989, page 22
2-8-0 Class I-8
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 11, No 2
2124 and her Sisters
Trains, December 1960, page 16
The 4-wheel Trailing Truck - Reading SI; Lima - No!
NMRA Bulletin, August 1980, page 48
40-foot AAR 50-ton Box Cars with 4/4 Improved Dreadnaught Ends
Railmodel Journal, January 2000, page 54
45-foot 12-panel Triple Hopper, part 2
Railmodel Journal, September 1996, page 40
50th Anniversary of the Crusader
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 7, No 3
A Journey's End
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 1
A Railroad Terminal You Can Model, Reading's Newtown Branch
Model Railroader, November 1962, page 39
A Reading 4-4-2
Railroad Model Craftsman, February 1948, page 22
A Study in Horsepower
Trains, May 1962, page 16
Action at the Junction
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 5, No 4
Ajax Park Station - a Reading Flagstop
Railroad Model Craftsman, August 1954, page 20
ALCO FA-1/FB-1: Classic Partner of the PA
Mainline Modeler, June/July 1982, page 44
ALCo's Final Four-axle Design - the Century 430
Diesel Era, September/October 1994, page 18
Along the Right-Of-Way, Collegeville, Pa.
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 7, No 3
Anthracite Mining Locomotives
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 6, No 4
Atlantic City (P&R) Compound Passenger No 1027, 1896
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 173
Baggage Car Operations on the Reading
Diesel Era, December 1992, page 6
Belmont Jct.
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 10, No 3
Betwixt and Between Big and Little Tunnels
Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2002, page 68
Big Hooks
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 9, No 1
Blue Book of Model RR Practice 32: RDG GP9, CB&Q F7 Color Charts
Model Railroader, April 1958, page 65
Blue Book of Model RR Practice 70: RDG F-unit, C&NW E-unit Color Charts
Model Railroader, August 1960, page 58
Board-and-batten Station on the Reading
Model Railroader, September 1963, page 30
Camelback Classics
Trains, January 1962, page 44
Catasaqua, Part 2
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 6, No 4
Cedar Hollow, Pennsylvania Station on the RDG
Railroad Station Planbook, page 40
The Century Series - C424
Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1985, page 71
The Century Series - C430
Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1985, page 76
The Century Series - C630
Railroad Model Craftsman, August 1984, page 59
Challenge at Schuylkill Gap
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 10, No 4
CNJ-EL, B&O-RDG, D&H-LV, Pool Trains, Part 1
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 3
CNJ-RDG Pool Trains, Part 2
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 4
Coal Country Invaders, The FT's
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 9, No 2
Coal Usage at the Port Reading Coal Dumper
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 12, No 3
Colleries, Yards, and Weight Scales (Map)
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 3
Colorful Trainmasters
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 3, No 4
Columbia Bridge
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 10, No 3
Company Freight Schedules
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 2
Consists: Reading Railroad, Circa 1942
Model Railroading, April 1989, page 20
Construction of Caboose #92882
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 10, No 4
Correspondence Concerning a Reborn 4-8-4
Trains, April 1977, page 20
Cumbo Trains
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 3 & 4
Der Votten-boilered Mallets
Trains, July 1987, page 46
DF-2: The EMD F3
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 12, No 2
Diesel Detail Close-up: Reading Company (RDG) FP7
Model Railroading, August 1996, page 56
Diesel Detail Close-up: Reading EMD GP35 Phase I
Model Railroading, May 2001, page 56
Diesel Detail Close-up: Reading SW1500
Model Railroading, September 1993, page 58
Early Development of the RDG Locomotives
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 7, No 2
Early Diesels
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 8, No 1
East Penn Jct.
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 15, No 3
Electrification
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 16, No 1
Electro-Motive 1500 HP Dual Service Cab, Model FP7
Model Railroader Cyclopedia - Volume 2: Diesel Locomotives, page 100
Electro-Motive 2250 HP Road Switcher, Model GP30
Model Railroader Cyclopedia - Volume 2: Diesel Locomotives, page 134
Elsmere Jct. Tower
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 11, No 3
EMD GP-7: EMD's Trendsetter
Mainline Modeler, October 1982, page 38
EMD GP-30, Part 1
Mainline Modeler, May 1989, page 52
EMD GP-35 - phase 1, 77% of Production
Mainline Modeler, June 1990, page 42
EMD's SW1 Phase II
Mainline Modeler, April 1992, page 47
Equipment Loading: 1965-1970 on LV, CNJ, & RDG
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 14, No 2
Evolution of the Railroad Herald - Conrail
NMRA Bulletin, July 1977, page 29
Exton on the Reading
Model Railroader, October 1964, page 51
FA's Catawissa Quartets
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 4
Farewell
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 3
Fast Passenger Locomotive
Trains, November 1949, page 54
The Flag Stop at Huntington Valley
Railroad Model Craftsman, April 1979, page 52
Freight Cars of the Fifties: AAR Emergency Composite 50-ton Hoppers
Railmodel Journal, December 2000, page 11
F-units by Model
F Units: The Diesel that Did It, page 28
F-units Hard at Work
F Units: The Diesel that Did It, page 28
GE's U30C
Diesel Era, March/April 1994, page 6
Geeps Hard at Work
GM Geeps: The General Purpose Diesel, page 20
Gordon, PA, Small Engine Terminal in a Wye
Model Railroader, September 1958, page 32
GP30's
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 9, No 4
Harrisburg
Trains, December 1949, page 11
Hatboro Local at YM, March 18, 1956
Trains, March 1958, page 16
Have a Good Day
Trains, July 1978, page 44
Helper Operations on the Reading Railroad's Shamokin Division
Railmodel Journal, December 2000, page 30
How Flexible is Railroad Commuter Service
Trains, October 1963, page 20
I Thought They Were Gone for Good
Trains, July 1964, page 18
Idea File - The Classy Reading 1904 Hopper Car
NMRA Bulletin, March 1987, page 20
Inclined Plane Railroads of the Anthracite Region 1829-1948
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 5, No 3
Inspection Locomotives
Trains, August 1944, page 36
Know Your Diesel: Century Road Switchers
Railroad Modeler, April 1975, page 36
Know Your Diesel: EMD's GP30
Railroad Modeler, May 1976, page 28
Know Your Diesel: EMD's SW-1
Railroad Modeler, October 1976, page 36
Locomotive Assignments circa 1948
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 13, No 3
Locust Summit Legacy
Model Railroad Planning, 1998, page 58
Look What's Coming Down the Street!
Trains, September 1961, page 16
Mainline Hot Spot
Trains, February 1945, page 16
Mikados, a Photo Essay, by Don Furler
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 13, No 3
Modern 3 Bay Hoppers
Model Railroading, May/June 1986, page 27
Modern 50' PS-1, Part 1
Mainline Modeler, April 1994, page 39
Modern 50' PS-1, Part 2
Mainline Modeler, May 1994, page 28
Modern Windows for an Old Caboose, Update to FRA Regulation
Model Railroader, April 1989, page 78
Motive Power Variety on the PH&P
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 3 & 4
New Power-1975
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 1
New York Suburb of Philadelphia
Trains, April 1949, page 40
North Hills Freight Station
Model Railroader, January 1965, page 41
On the Reading
Trains, July 1946, page 38
Once Upon a Time in Trains: Just a Bit Puzzling
Trains, June 1996, page 68
One for the Books
Trains, October 1943, page 17
Outside-braced Reefer
Model Railroader, January 1957, page 47
Overhead Catenary Structures
The Model Railroader Cyclopedia/The Book of Plans, 1941 Edition, page 122
Paint Shop: L&N Gondola; WM Twin Hopper; Reading DF Boxcar
Model Railroader, June 1983, page 122
Passenger Baldwins
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 16, No 2
Passenger Trains of the Reading - Part 1
Passenger Train Journal, Jan/Feb/Mar 2008
Passenger Trains of the Reading - Part 2
Passenger Train Journal, Apr/May/Jun 2008
The Perkiomen Branch of the Reading
Model Railroader, December 1995, page 144
PH&P Branch, Part 1
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 2
PH&P Branch, Part 2
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 3 & 4
Philadelphia & Reading 2-8-0 Class I-5a
Model Railroader, September 1945, page 370
Philadelphia & Reading Camelback 4-4-0 of the 1890's
Model Railroader, April 1992, page 93
Philadelphia & Reading Composite Gondola
Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1988, page 76
Philadelphia & Reading Freight No. 408, 1877
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 149
Philadelphia & Reading Passenger No. 507, 1880
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 169
Philadelphia & Reading RR Gondola
Model Railroader, December 1988, page 151
Philadelphia & Reading Switching No. 1466 Class B-9b, 1917
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 10
Philadelphia & Reading Ventilated Boxcar, 1901-1930's
Model Railroader, July 1986, page 60
Philly's Personality Trains
Trains, January 1948, page 14
Phoenixville, Tower, Tunnel, and Tracks
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 11, No 1
Photo by Rittase
Railroad Heritage, Spring 2001, page 6
Protofile 13: Reading 45-foot PS-2 Covered Hopper
Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1980, page 81
Protofile 33: Reading Class XMLG Boxcar
Railroad Model Craftsman, December 1984, page 96
Protopix: Unusual Station Types
Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1954, page 22
Rainy Day on the Good Spring Branch
Trains, August 1973, page 18
RDG in Reading, Part 1
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 3, No 1
RDG in Reading, Part 2
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 3, No 3
RDG in Reading, Part 3
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 3
Reading 0-4-0 Switcher
Model Railroader, July 1974, page 56
Reading 0-6-0 Class B8a
Model Railroder Cyclopedia - Volume 1: steam Locomotives, page 31
Reading 100 Ton Covered Hopper
Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1983, page 72
The Reading-150 years
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 1 & 2
Reading 1877 - Victorian Freight Station, Frackville, PA
Prototype Modeler, February 1980, page 29
Reading 2-8-0
Model Railroader, October 1953, page 50
Reading 2-8-0 Class I5c
Model Railroder Cyclopedia - Volume 1: steam Locomotives, page 48
Reading 2-8-0 Class I10sa
Model Railroder Cyclopedia - Volume 1: steam Locomotives, page 56
Reading 2-8-0 plans
Model Railroader, January 1937, page 18
Reading 2-10-2 - It Should Have Been a Texas
Mainline Modeler, May/June 1981, page 38
Reading 20000-21999 Series Boxcars
Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1983, page 88
Reading 3000 Series 2-8-0
Steam Locomotive Plan Manual and Album, page 25
Reading 4-4-0 plans
Model Railroader, February 1938, page 66
Reading 4-6-2 Class G2sa
Model Railroder Cyclopedia - Volume 1: steam Locomotives, page 160
Reading 4-wheel Hack
Railroad Model Craftsman, April 1953, page 16
Reading 50-foot Box Car
Railmodel Journal, April 1991, page 7
Reading 66 Foot Gondola
Railroad Model Craftsman, December 1967, page 333
Reading 1599
Model Railroading, May/June 2000, page 61
Reading A-5a Camelback 0-4-0
Railroad Model Craftsman, May 1961, page 34
Reading Bobber
The Model Railroader Cyclopedia/The Book of Plans, 1941 Edition, page 103
Reading Baldwin AS16
Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1969, page 40
Reading Baldwin AS-16 Roadswitchers
Diesel Era, September/October 1991, page 33
Reading Caboose Plans
Model Railroader, April 1939, page 170
Reading Camelback 2-8-0
Model Railroader, June 1972, page 56
Reading Camelback 4-4-2
Model Railroader, December 1938, page 526
Reading Camelback American
Model Railroader, December 1982, page 102
Reading Camelback Consolidation
Model Railroader, March 1949, page 64
Reading Camelbacks
Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1945, page 10
Reading Class P-5e Mother Hubbard Atlantic
The Model Railroader Cyclopedia/The Book of Plans, 1941 Edition, page 29
Reading Company
The Historical Guide to North America Railroads, Second Edition, page 358
Reading Company 0-4-0 Locomotive, Class A5a, Nos. 1147-1184, Built 1905
Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1939, page 7
Reading Company Tenwheel Camelback Class L3SE
HO Monthly/Model Trains, March 1951, page 14
Reading Express Reefer
Model Railroader, June 1958, page 25
Reading Four-wheel Caboose Plans
Model Railroader, May 1937, page 171
Reading F-Unit Painting Guide: Simple But Classy
Mainline Modeler, October 1982, page 54
Reading Four-wheel Hack
Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1940, page 12
Reading Freight No. 1700, 1912
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 61
Reading Freight No. 3000, Class K-1sa, 1927
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 84
Reading GP7s
Diesel Era, January/February 2008, page ___
Reading Ks 2-10-2
The Locomotive Cyclopedia, Volume I, page 38
Reading Locomotive Growth
Trains, September 1941, page 20
Reading Open-platform Coaches
Model Railroader, page 1948, page 482
Reading Pacifics
Model Railroader, June 1956, page 34
Reading Passenger No. 110, 1915
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 222
Reading Passenger No. 419, 1914
100 Years of Steam Locomotives Collector's Edition, page 145
Reading Railroad 4-4-0
The Model Railroader Cyclopedia/The Book of Plans, 1941 Edition, page 140
Reading RR Camelback Atlantics
Model Railroader, February 1988, page 89
Reading RR Passenger Cars
Model Railroader, November 1984, page 90
Reading RS-3s
Diesel Era, July/August 2002, page 33
Reading Steel Caboose
The Model Railroader Cyclopedia/The Book of Plans, 1941 Edition, page 101
Reading Steel Center Cupola Caboose
Railroad Model Craftsman Rolling Stock Manual of HO and O Gauge Plans, page 49/53
Reading Stock Car
Model Railroader, September 1953, page 72
Reading Terminal
Trains, December 1994, page 74
Reading Wood Single Truck 9000 Series Caboose
Railroad Model Craftsman Rolling Stock Manual of HO and O Gauge Plans, page 48
Reading's 100-ton Hoppers
Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1987, page 78
Reading's Class T-1
NMRA Bulletin, November 1978, page 39
Reading's First-generation Diesels
Diesel Era, March/April 1998, page 36
Reading's HTz Hopper
Railroad Model Craftsman, April 2001, page 61
Reading's LOc Covered Hoppers
Railroad Model Craftsman, June 1989, page 61
Reading's Mahanoy Tunnel
Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1996, page 50
Reading's Rambles
Trains, April 1961, page 18
Reading's Repowered Switchers
Diesel Era, March/April 1996, page 22
Reading's Vanishing Mill Gon
Model Railroading, March 1991, page 20
The Reading's Wilmington & Northern Branch
Layout Design Journal/News, March 2000, page 49
Reading Track Maintenance Structures
Model Railroader, December 1983, page 96
Recalling Those Classy Reading Pacifics: Last Built in 1948
Mainline Modeler, September 1983, page 17
Recalling Those Classy Reading Pacifics, Part 2
Mainline Modeler, October 1983, page 32
Roster
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 10, No 1 & 2
Rutherford Yard
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 15, No 2
Sand...For Your Locomotives
Railroad Model Craftsman, September 1939, page 25
So This is Steam!
Trains, June 1962, page 18
Sorry, No Sale
Diesel Era, May 2000, page 55
The "Star"
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 7, No 1
Start in Philadelphia and Finish in Philadelphia but...
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 8, No 8
Station at a Crossing - More Like a Shed
Model Railroader, February 1966, page 34
Station Signs (diagram)
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 1
Steel Coil Car
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 8, No 1
Supporting Structures for Overhead
Model Railroader, January 1936, page 13
Symbol Frts of the RDG, CNJ, and LV (map)
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 2, No 1
The Tag End of the Train, Part III: Bobber Cabooses
Model Railroading, March/April 1984, page 14
Take a Ride on the Reading
Trains, August 1947, page 14
Tale of Two T-1's
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 1, No 4
This is Why They Came
Trains, February 1960, page 34
Those All American Alcos
Great World of Model Railroading, Winter 1978, page 40
Those Big Dutch Mikados
Trains, June 1985, page 32
Three R's for Reading
HO Monthly/Model Trains, January 1957, page 22
Tool House
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 3, No 3
The Tower at East Mahanoy Junction
Railroad Model Craftsman, April 2002, page 72
Trackside Photos- A First Generation Chaser
Deisel Era, November/December 1993, page 25
Two Weddings and the Reading
Trains, February 2009, page 56
Two Weekends in 1956
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 13, No 3
USRA Steel Mill Gondolas
Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2000, page 61
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 1
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 1
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 2
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 2
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 3
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 3
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 4
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 4, No 4
The Valley of the Schuylkill and its Attractions, Part 5
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 5, No 3
The Way Around Reading
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 14, No 2
The Way It Was: Not My Favorite Picture
Classic Trains Magazine, Fall 2002, page 88
Week End with Steam
Trains, March 1960, page 27
West Trenton, 1938
Trains, August 1968, page 44
What's Wrong With This Picture?
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 14, No 3
When Two Iron Horses Rambled
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 3, No 2
When White Was Black
Classic Trains Magazine, Summer 2002, page 87
Wilmington
Trains, September 1949, page 18
Working a Wreck
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 9, No 1
Yardley Station on the Reading
Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1955, page 39
YM Tower, Glenside, PA
Flags, Diamonds, & Statues, Vol 7, No 4


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