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Reading Company Gondolas

Written by Conductor

Reading Company GHy covered gondola #38690.  Photo courtesy David Spohn.

In addition to hoppers, gondolas were another very prominent class of rolling stock on the Reading, due in no small part to the significant presence that the steel industry played in the road's traffic base, including various Bethlehem Steel facilities across the system along with several smaller mills.  Clicking the links below will open the reference document in a separate window; clicking the camera icon (where available) will display a photo in a separate window.

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GAb 22443-23442

GAc 24000-25499 GAd 26001-27500 GHa 20000-21999

GHb 25500-26000

GHc 27500-28499 GHd 28500-29999 GHe 30215-30248

GHf 30000-30199

GHg 30200-30399 GHh 25900-27000 GHj 26100-26899

GHl 32000-32999

Click for photoGHm 33000-33999 Click for photoGHn 34000-34499 Click for photoGHo 31000-31699
Click for photoGHp 35000-35399

GHr 36200-36299

GHs 38100-38549 GHt 30400-30549

 GHu 38000-38099

GHw 29200-29229

 GHx 36300-36359 Click for photoGHy 38600-38799

GMa 4765-5264

GMb 5265-5714 GMc 7500-7999 GMd/GMe 9350-9599

 GHz 37200-37299

GMf/GMg 8350-9349

GMh 6050-6449 GMk 6950-7449

 GMl 2000-25499

GMs 99125-99149

 GMt 99150-99199  

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Did You Know?

September 6, 1945
#2100, the first T-1 4-8-4 steam locomotive, is outshopped at Reading.


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