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
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