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This page features all kinds of Reading memorabilia, from hardware and signs to paper and collectible items.

Paperwork
Form 4098 car ticket from January 1976 1976 Car Ticket

Form 4208 empty car ticket from May 1970 1970 Empty Car Ticket

Form 4208-1 empty equipment ticket from October 1955 1955 Empty Equipment Ticket

1948 W&N Rail Ramble excursion flyer 1948 Excursion Flyer

Philadelphia and Reading Railway employee pass from 1920 1920 Employee Pass

Philadelphia and Reading Railway freight bill from 1906 1906 Freight Bill

Reading Transportation Company public bus timetable issued in 1951 for service between Fox Chase, Ardsley and North Glenside 1951 Bus Schedule
Hardware

The restored headlight of steam locomotive #1251 is lighted for display purposes. Locomotive 1251 is on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.

Reading 1251 headlight

The headlight of T-1 steam locomotive #2104.

Reading 2104 headlight

Locomotive headlight from T-1 #2116. This is a "Golden Glow" electric light produced by Standard Electric Supplies Co. of Philadelphia in 1946.

Reading 2116 headlight

Date marker mold used for marking the built date in concrete on buildings, bridges and other structures. The mold displays the year 1959. Date marker mold
Signs

An example of the classic logo sign for Reading Anthracite. These signs were commonplace at coal dealers in Reading Railroad territory.

Reading Anthracite sign

Hershey, PA porcelain station sign. Hershey station sign

Hummelstown, PA station sign. Hummelstown station sign

Monocacy, PA porcelain station sign.

Monocacy station sign

Norristown, PA DeKalb Street wood station sign. DeKalb Street station sign

Reading, PA Franklin Street station sign. Franklin Street station sign

Reinholds, PA metal station sign. Reinholds station sign

Sheridan, PA station sign. Sheridan station sign

Tuckerton, PA metal station sign. Tuckerton station sign

No Trespassing sign No Trespassing sign

Wood No Parking Area sign for public delivery track. No Parking sign