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Published in [Philadelphia .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsF154 .P51
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Excerpt from Pleasant Places on the Philadelphia Reading Railway: With a Directory of Summer Hotels and Boarding Houses Special note - All distances given are from Philadelphia, and all rates of board named are per the week.

The post-othee of all proprietors is the same as station unless otherwise noted. About the PublisherAuthor: W. Besler.

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National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open : Second page Cover Pleasant Places- The Philadelphia & Reading Railway traverses the Land of Plenty, and its "Pleasant Places" are found everywhere within the regions it reaches.

All of these are accessible at a small cost, and a large proportion of them are available for the families of busy men who must be in town every day. When the politicians and business leaders met, they decided that the defunct Reading Railroad Pleasant places on the Philadelphia & Reading railway.

book was the best place and location virtually in the heart of the city. It would allow for large square footage and also would be able to utilize the old railway for easy public transportation access.

APA citation style: Alter, R. H., Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co & Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. () Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and their elphia.

Find great deals on eBay for philadelphia reading railroad and atlantic city railroad. Pleasant places on the Philadelphia & Reading railway. book Shop with confidence. Traversing a full 15 city blocks, the “City Branch,” as it was known, accommodated six tracks worth of Philadelphia & Reading Railroad trains that once, incredibly, ran down city streets and past tightly packed rowhouses to service factories in the heart of the city.

History Construction. Inthe Philadelphia and Reading Railway decided to build a train depot, passenger station, and company headquarters on the corner of 12th and Market Streets. The move came eight years after the Pleasant places on the Philadelphia & Reading railway.

book Railroad opened its Broad Street Station several blocks away at 15th and Market Streets, and one year after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad opened its 24th Connections: SEPTA at Jefferson Station and 11th Street.

The Reading Company (/ ˈ r ɛ d ɪ ŋ / RED-ing) was a company that was involved in the railroad industry in southeast Pennsylvania and neighboring states from until Commonly called the Reading Railroad and logotyped as Reading Lines, the Reading Company was a railroad holding company for the majority of its existence and was a (single) railroad during its later arters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia and Reading Railway Memorabilia Value Guide. The Philadelphia and Reading Railway started operations in and stopped service in for a total period of operations of 28 years. Pleasant places on the Philadelphia & Reading railway. book After the Civil War railroads exploded in the US with hundreds of lines starting service all over the country.

Discussion Related to the Reading Company and it's predecessors Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road and then the Philadelphia and Reading Railway. Moderator: Franklin Gowen. 4 posts • Page 1 of 1. Jeff Smith Site Admin ↳ Books, Magazines, Music, TV, and Movies, and other Media ↳ Employment.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Browse maps, pictures and histories of abandoned railroad lines in the state of Pennsylvania. Browse maps, pictures and histories of abandoned railroad lines of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

Attractively set in the centre of Reading, The Market House features air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. Within Forbury Gardens, this luxury 5-star hotel offers a fine dining restaurant and a cocktail bar.

Reading Rail Station is a 5-minute walk away. Hotel in Reading City. Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road: –; Expansion History; Philadelphia and Reading Railway: –; Reading Shops; Reading Passenger Operations; Reading Company: –; Commuter lines; Bankruptcy protection; Electrification; Post-railroad; Company officers; Popular Culture; See also; External links; References.

Map of Furness Stations for the Philadelphia & Reading Rail Road Competition for Broad and Callowhill Station, Philadelphia, PA,Not Built Shamokin Station elevation, Shamokin, PA,Not Built.

Other P&R freight yards in the Philadelphia area were located at 5th St. & Erie Avenue, West Falls, Belmont, Abrams, Lansdale, 16th St. & Callowhill, and Nicetown. The Philadelphia & Reading also expanded across the Delaware River into southern New Jersey.

In it. Danbury Railway Museum: The Danbury Railway Museum is currently in possession (on loan from the Connecticut Department of Transportation) five ex-Reading homebuilt passenger coaches which were used last used with FP7 units #/# on pull-pull service from Reading to Philadelphia.

Passengers for points on the Philadelphia & Reading or on the Baltimore & Ohio, or beyond, may reach these railroads over the Central Railroad of New Jersey.

At various places in and on this ferry terminal are signs bearing the name 'Philadelphia & Reading,' 'P. & R.,' or 'Reading,'—and also like signs of the 'Baltimore & Ohio,' or 'B.

& O.'. All coal lands received in the foreclosure of Septem were returned to Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company. A corporation of the state of Pennsylvania, not a common carrier, but controls the Philadelphia and Reading through ownership of all capital stock in the Philadelphia and Reading and 32 other corporations, as shown File Size: KB.

The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad made significant contributions to America's transportation history and the history of the anthracite coal industry.

It was the largest corporation in the world. Moncure Robinson made significant contributions to the engineering and development of America's early railroads.

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place Washington - Union Station, DC Train station navigate_next. place Los Angeles - Union Station, CA Train. The Reading Company, chartered inbecame the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coalmines assembled between and by its predecessor, the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company.

The collection consists of photographs [negatives, blueprints and other graphic materials relating to the Reading Company and its predecessor, the Philadelphia & Reading.

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–It closed decades ago, but now developers plan to turn the old Reading Railroad line into a park. Now, a rocky patch of land runs through the city of Philadelphia.

Reading Terminal Market is a must-visit on any trip to Philadelphia. Beloved by locals and visitors alike, this historic indoor market features more than 80 vendors offering an astonishing variety of food, with some vendors operating in much the same way that they did when the market opened in Reading Blue Mt.

& Northern Railroad Shamokin Valley Railroad Corp. Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company Union County Industrial Railroad Company Union Railroad Company Wellsboro & Corning Railway Company AP Green Industries Inc.

Carbon County Railroad Commission Consolidation Coal Company Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad Company PBS Coals Inc. The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad was noted for the narrow, 22* width of its right-of-way. Iron bars were installed on coach windows to prevent careless passengers from sticking a head or limb out the window and losing it to a passing train.

The P&R subsequentlyFile Size: KB. The Philadelphia and Reading Railway had built Pier 34 in for use in loading coal onto ships. More than 2, yellow pine piles, eighteen inches diameter, were driven fifty to seventy feet into the riverbed. A wooden deck sat atop the piles and supported eight feet of fill dirt with pavement on top surrounded by a concrete seawall.

Positioned right across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott, the iconic and one of a kind Reading Terminal Market is a perfect locale for an evening celebration. The Reading Terminal Market Merchants’ Catering Company organizes and caters events in the Market through All About Events.

Book your train and bus tickets today by choosing from over 30 U.S. train routes and destinations in North America. This bridge is known as the Reading Viaduct AKA City Park. It is a former freight train viaduct bridge that existed just north of downtown.

Ever sinceit was undergone a transformation from an abandoned rail bridge to an elevated city park which is similar to New York's High Line. One section of the park has been completed/5(). Reading (/ ˈ r ɛ d ɪ ŋ / RED-ing; Pennsylvania German: Reddin) is a city in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United a population of 88, as of the U.S.

Census Estimates, it is the fifth-largest city in Pennsylvania. Located in the southeastern part of the state, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area, home toresidents, and is County: Berks.

France by rail: 10 of the best summer trips As French rail company SNCF releases tickets for travel in France this summer, we suggest 10 great towns and cities to visit by train from the UK. For years the whistles have continued to blow. Philadelphia & Reading, Reading Co., Penn Central, Conrail and now Norfolk Southern have all been a part of this continuous run on the mainline.

Bill. The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Bridge carries Norfolk Southern rail lines across the Susquehanna River between Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and Harrisburg, of its concrete piers encase stone masonry piers from an earlier truss bridge on this site, completed in by the Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh Railroad, which was then acquired by the Philadelphia and Carries: Norfolk Southern Railway.

The Reading had controlled the Atlantic City railroad and the Pennsylvania was in competition in the Philadelphia to Atlantic City run. Realizing that the economy could not support two competing railroads in this area, the Reading and Pennsylvania formed the Pennsylvania Reading Seashore lines to carry freight and passengers in southern Jersey.

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