Reading

The Reading was an original owner, it acquired these models new from Baldwin:
Pre-VO600, VO660, V01000, DS4-4-1000(NA), DS4-4-1000(SC), AS16

  • see Conrail for more ex. Reading Baldwins

    Pre-VO660

    Reading 36
    Baldwin photo 11686

    36(60)

    8-DE-660/1 E
    c/n 62300, b/d 6/1939

    - experimental unit with welded steel frame
    - renumbered as Reading #60 by 1941
    as #60
    Reading 60
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    VO660

    RDG 62
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry
    62

    VO660
    c/n 62400, b/d 10/1940

    - built as Reading 62

    RDG 63
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of David Hutchinson
    63

    VO660
    c/n 62401, b/d 10/1940

    - built as Reading 63
    RDG 63
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    VO1000

    RDG 2706
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry

    Reading, PA - April 17, 1975
    2706

    VO1000
    c/n 71948, b/d 8/1944

    - built as Reading 55
    - repowered by EMD in 1959, renumbered 2706
    - became Conrail 9306

    RDG 2714
    photo by: John C. Durant
    West Milton, PA - July 21, 1975
    2714

    VO1000
    c/n 70138, b/d 1/1944

    - built as Reading 89
    - repowered by EMD in 1959, renumbered 2714
    - became Conrail 9314

    DS4-4-1000(NA)

    RDG 26
    photo by: FJC Company
    - collection of David Hutchinson

    26

    DS4-4-1000(NA)
    c/n 72841, b/d 4/1947

    - built as Reading 26

    RDG 30
    photo by: William Chaplick
    - collection of David Hutchinson
    Reading, PA - 2/23/1964
    30

    DS4-4-1000(NA)
    c/n 72845, b/d 9/1947

    - built as Reading 30

    RDG 34
    photo by: FJC Company
    - collection of David Hutchinson

    34

    DS4-4-1000(NA)
    c/n 72232, b/d 6/1946

    - built as Reading 34

    RDG 36
    photo by: FJC Company
    - collection of David Hutchinson

    36

    DS4-4-1000(NA)
    c/n 72793, b/d 7/1946

    - built as Reading 36

    DS4-4-1000(SC)

    RDG 703
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry
    703

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 73777, b/d 09/1948

    - built as Reading 703

    RDG 712
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Bridgeport, PA - 11/9/63
    712

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 73786, b/d 10/1948

    - built as Reading 712
    - to P&BR, rebuilt as slug, 1976
    - to PB&NE as #11
    - to UM&P as #11, see Slug Roster

    RDG 713
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Bridgeport, PA - 11/9/63
    713

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 73787, b/d 10/1948

    - built as Reading 713

    RDG 716
    photo by: Kim Piersol
    Reading, PA - Dec. 27, 1973
    716

    DS4-4-1000(SC)
    c/n 74602, b/d 7/1949

    - built as Reading 716

    AS16

    RDG 553
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Reading, NJ - 5/65
    553

    AS16
    c/n 75928, b/d 10/1953

    - built as Reading 553
    RDG 553
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Metuchen, NJ - 3/14/64

    RDG 561
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Reading, NJ - 3/26/64
    561

    AS16
    c/n 75158, b/d 9/1951

    - built as Reading 561
    RDG 561
    photo by: David Hutchinson
    Metuchen, NJ - 3/26/64

    RDG 586
    photo by: Unknown
    - collection of Mark Laundry
    586

    AS16
    c/n 75715, b/d 07/1952

    - built as Reading 586



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