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PENN WESTERN OPERATIONS GUIDE - ALLENTOWN DIVISION
READING, PA SUBDIVISION
The industries comprising the Reading Subdivision are actually along the backdrop and have real
loading platforms. These industries are located along the main line. They are serviced by a special
train that picks up and delivers freight on the fly and does not leave off cars. The special train
runs once a week.














The Paul Jagger Clothing Co. receives material and ships clothing via box cars.














               Superior Hardware ships hardware products via box car.















           An old Lehigh Valley Models Continental Can Co. kit was the
basis                                                          for the Bachmann Pretzel Co.  Reading is famous for its
pretzels.



















                                     Burkhard's Bakery Products


















                 McKesson Healthcare is a pharmaceutical distributor



















                                       Stanley Furniture Stores



















                                  Pittsburgh Paints Distributors



















                                   Godiva's Chocolate Company















                      Sears, Roebuck & Company Distribution Center
READING YARD
SUBDIVISION
INDUSTRIES AND
CUSTOMERS