Reading Railroad Calendar - Ordering Information

The 2010 Reading Railroad Calendar has arrived!The RCT&HS Year 2012 railroad calendar is now available, and the theme for this year is “Steam and Diesel on the Reading Railroad” featuring photos of the Reading Railroad’s steam and diesel powered locomotives and other equipment, from the 1940s through the 1980s, with most photos having both forms of power in the same scene.  The 2012 calendar has eight color pictures and five black & white pictures at the locations of Aldene, Birdsboro, Bridgeport, Erie Avenue, Pottstown, Reading, St. Nicholas, and Tamaqua.  Each picture has a detailed caption, plus the calendar pages include dates of events both important and obscure in Reading Railroad history.  The 2012 calendar opens to an 11” by 17” size, and is wire-bound and printed on high quality glossy paper.  Net proceeds from sales of this calendar benefit our ongoing projects to preserve equipment and artifacts from the former Reading Railroad.  Please order soon so as not to miss out on a full year’s enjoyment of these vintage scenes.

 

The price is:

$11.40 Member Price for PA resident (sales tax included)
$10.75 Member Price for out-of-state residents
$12.72 Non-Member Price for PA resident (sales tax included)
$12.00 Non-Member Price for out-of-state residents
$ 2.25 Shipping & Handling each copy

 

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Back Issue Index and Ordering Information

We have produced a Reading Railroad calendar every year since 1982, and descriptions of their photographic contents are listed here for reference. Most of these calendars were sold out long ago, but a few are still in stock as indicated below. They may be out of date, but the pictures are still timeless!

 

Prices are $2.00 each. Send check or money order for payment along with quantity and year(s) desired to:

 

RCT&HS
Attn: Calendar Sales
P.O. Box 15143
Reading PA 19612-5143

 

Please add $2.00 shipping for each calendar requested.

 

Year Issue

1982

SOLD OUT

Our first calendar was just a single sheet with a photo of the station at Elverson, the RCT&HS’ home at the time.

1983

SOLD OUT

12 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #1817 (2-8-8-0) at Tamaqua
• Diesel FT #250
• Steam loco #206 (4-4-0)
• Nos. 2603 & 2601 at Rutherford
• #1655 & Caboose #90018
• Diesel RS-3 #508 at West Falls
• Nos. 1064 & 1554 at Lykens
• Gas car #4069 at Reading
• Steam loco #1045 (2-8-0) at Barto
• Diesel AS16 #561
• Steam loco T-1 #2101 (4-8-4)

1984

SOLD OUT

13 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #405 (4-4-0)
• Steam loco #3000 (2-10-2) at Reading
• Diesel FM Trainmaster #866
• Steam loco #1344 (0-6-0)
• Diesel VO660 #65 at Wilmington
• Steam loco #970 (2-8-0) at Klapperthal
• Diesel SW1200 #2714
• Poling car
• Steam loco #106 (4-6-2) at Parkland
• Diesel GP30 #5501
• Steam loco #1492 (0-8-0)
• Steam loco T-1 #2102 (4-8-4) at Rutherford

1985

SOLD OUT

13 b/w photos including:
• Locomotive lineup at Rutherford
• Interior of Reading Terminal trainshed circa 1890's
• Relief crane #90906
• Steam loco #3013 (2-10-2) at Reading
• Diesel FA #300
• Steam Loco #1548 (2-8-0) at Lykens
• MU #9110 at Reading
• Steam loco G3 #219 (4-6-2) at Tamaqua Tunnel
• Diesel F7 #280
• Steam loco T-1 #2100 (4-8-4)
• Work train at Oley Street
• Caboose #90419

1986

SOLD OUT

3 color & 10 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #178
• Steam loco #1070
• Steam loco #1415
• Steam loco #1600
• Steam loco #2011
• Passenger station at Trenton
• Baggage car #1629
• Training car LEMTU
• Scenes at the Reading Terminal on its last night
• PRR overpass at Fort Washington
• Iron Horse Rambles runby at Port Clinton
• Darkwater trestle over the Frackville Grade
• GP7’s on a freight train at Molino

1987

SOLD OUT

4 color & 9 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #218 at Woodcrest
• Steam loco #345 at Green Street
• Steam loco #353 at Port Clinton
• Steam loco #589 at Newtown
• Steam loco #1731 at the Mortonville water tank
• Steam loco #1695 at Newberry
• Steam loco #2102 at Black Rock
• Roster shot of steam loco #175
• Crusader train
• Diesel GP30 #5513 at Temple
• Diesel GP30 #5513 at the Reading Loco Shop
• Caboose #92936
• End view of business car #15

1988

SOLD OUT

2 color & 11 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco passing Pike Street
• Caboose #92898 at Reading Shops
• Steam loco #121 (4-6-2) passing Leesport
• Steam loco #1600
• Steam loco #2011
• Passenger station at Trenton
• Baggage car #1629
• Training car LEMTU
• Scenes at the Reading Terminal on its last night
• PRR overpass at Fort Washington
• Iron Horse Rambles runby at Port Clinton
• Darkwater trestle over the Frackville Grade
• Diesel GP7’s on a freight train at Molino
1989
4 color & 10 b/w photos including:
• Diesel #99 at unidentified location
• Diesel GP30 #5513 at Port Clinton
• Diesel C630 #5308 at Reading
• Steam loco #201 at unidentified station
• Steam loco #116 at Emmaus
• Steam loco #1404 at Wayne Junction
• Steam loco #1457 at Williamsport
• Steam loco #1706 at Reading
• Steam loco #1907 at Flat Rock
• Steam loco #2025 at Sanatoga
• Steam loco #2126 at Green Lane
• Steam loco #3001 at Shamokin
• Outer Station
• Air dump car at Reading

1990

5 color & 8 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #619 at Harrisburg
• Steam loco #2102 at Norristown
• Steam loco #1322 on the old Lebanon Valley bridge
• Steam loco #202 on Rail Ramble
• Steam loco #1920 on Rail Ramble
• Diesel #900 inside Reading Terminal
• Diesel FT’s passing through Shamokin
• Wooden café car #1198
• Reading trailers on a flatcar
• Diesel GP40-2’s at Birdsboro
• Old signal towers at Wayne Junction
• Steam power car #92100
• Crusader train passing trough Pottstown

1991

SOLD OUT

5 color & 8 b/w photos including:
• Diesel C630 #5308 at Reading Shops
• Inspection loco “Black Diamond”
• Steam loco #885 (2-8-0) at unidentified location
• Steam loco #2100 (4-8-4) on Rail Ramble at Reading
• Steam loco #107 (4-6-2) at Reading
• Steam loco #3006 (2-10-2) at Reading
• Budd RDC's passing Birdsboro
• Work train at Mahanoy Tunnel
• Steam loco #616 (4-6-0) at Reading
• Caboose #94108 at Belt Line Junction
• Combine #662 at Wilmington
• Gas car #70 at Slatington
• Relief crane #90906

1992

SOLD OUT

7 color & 9 b/w photos including:
• Diesel SD-45 #7602 at Port Clinton
• Diesel AS16 #576 at Barnesville
• Steam loco #125 (4-6-2) at Mt. Carmel Junction
• Pottsville Yard overview
• Steam loco #198 (4-4-0) at Lykens
• Steam loco G3 #??? (4-6-2) at Pottsville
• Steam loco G3 #211 (4-6-2) at Tamaqua
• St. Clair Roundhouse
• Steam loco “Catawissa” (0-4-0)
• Steam loco T-1 #2102 (4-8-4) at Port Clinton
• Diesel GP7 #632 and caboose #92938 at St. Nicholas
• Catawissa RR #14 near McAuley
• Steam loco #2018 (2-8-0) at Shamokin
• Steam loco #237 (4-4-0) at Silverton Junction

1993

SOLD OUT

This extravaganza has ten color and 28 b/w photos all on Reading Terminal from its construction up through its last night of operation. A must-have for any fan of the Terminal! Produced with bigger pages than our usual calendars to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Terminal.

1994

SOLD OUT

9 color & 4 b/w photos including:
• Diesel U30C #6300 at Allentown
• Steam loco CNJ #813 (4-6-2) at Allentown
• East Penn Junction Yard Overview
• Steam loco #3002 (2-10-2) at Emmaus
• Steam loco #214 (4-6-2) at Kutztown Road
• Diesel GP7 #604 at Pike Street
• Diesel CNJ RS-3 at Outer Station
• Diesel GP39-2 #3403 at Sinking Spring
• Postcard view at Hershey
• Diesel AS16 #535 at Rutherford
• Iron Horse Ramble crossing Susquehanna River
• Diesels WM F7's at Carlisle Junction
• Diesel FP7 #902 at Lurgan

1995

SOLD OUT

20 color & 17 b/w photos, all of the Reading's famous T-1 locomotives, including:
Alburtis, Birdsboro, Dillinger, Locustdale, Mine Hill Crossing, Phoenixville, Pottsville, Reading, Rutherford, Schwenksville, Shamokin, Tamaqua Tunnel, Topton, and Washington DC.
1996
13 b/w photos including:
• Steam loco #111 at Green Street
• Steam loco #1675 at West Milton
• Diesel #663 on the King Coal at Brown Street
• Diesel #488 at Newtown Junction
• Diesel #3640
• Phoenixville passenger station
• Quakertown passenger station
• Telford passenger station
• Sellersville passenger station
• Interior of a coach circa 1913
• Silverliner #9014
• Covered hopper car #78907
• Tugboat Winterthur at Port Richmond
1997
26 vintage & current color photos of preserved equipment by the RCT&HS, including:
• Diesel GP30 #5513
• Diesel C630 #5308
• Diesel NW2 #103
• Diesel U30C #6300
• Diesel GP35 #3640
• MU #9111
• Cabooses #94116, #92832, #94074
• LEMTU
• RCD #9152
• Diesel C424 #5204
• Freight cars
• Leesport Yard overview
1998
15 color & 16 b/w photos of RDG stations including:
• Bechtelsville
• Bryn Athyn
• Collegeville
• Danville
• Good Spring
• Hamburg
• Huntington Valley
• Harrisburg
• Klapperthal
• Lebanon
• Locust Summit
• North Wales
• Perkasie
• Quakertown
• Reading
• Reynolds
• Tuscarora
• Shoemakersville
• West Milton
• Wycombe
1999
13 color & 7 b/w photos of Reading railroad work equipment including:
cranes, wreck trains, Jordan Spreaders, fuel trucks, track machines, speeders, scale test cars, and the tunnel inspection car.

2000

SOLD OUT

4 color & 9 b/w photos of rolling stock whose numbers ended in “00” including:
• Steam loco #1800 on the St Clair turntable
• Steam loco #2000 at Mill Creek Junction
• Steam loco #2000 at Mahanoy Tunnel
• Steam loco #2100 on an Iron Horse Ramble passing Zehners
• Old time Camelback #100
• Diesel #300 at East Penn Junction
• Diesel #5300 at Allentown
• Diesel #7600 at Tamaqua
• Passenger Coach #2000
• MU Combine #300
• Boxcar #2000
• Covered Hopper #7900 at Reading Shops
• Caboose #92900
2001

SOLD OUT

5 color & 9 b/w photos of Reading Railroad passenger trains including:
• Steam train at Hatfield
• Steam train at Jenkintown
• Steam train at Kutztown
• Steam train at Mount Airy
• Diesel train at Bethlehem
• Diesel train at Hershey
• Diesel train at Royersford
• Diesel train at Hamburg
• MU's at 16th Street Junction
• Silverliners at Lansdale
• Gascar at New Hope
• RDC's at Reading
2002
4 color & 8 b/w photos of rolling stock whose numbers ended in “00” including:
• Steam-powered train at Mine Hill Crossing
• Steam-powered train at Tamaqua
• Steam-powered train at Westwood
• Diesel-powered passenger train at Reading
• Diesel-powered passenger train at Port Clinton
• Diesel-powered passenger train at Nicetown
• St. Nicholas facilities
• Mahanoy Plane facilities
• St. Clair Yard
• Tamaqua Yard
• Reading Shops
• Port Richmond
2003
5 color & 9 b/w photos of passenger stations of the Reading Railroad including:
• Akron
• Beaver Valley
• Harrisburg
• Maizeville
• North Broad Street (Philadelphia)
• Franklin Street (Reading)
• Souderton
• Ardsley (passing train)
• Churchville (passing train)
• Haddon Heights (passing train)
• Ivyland (passing train)
• Pottstown (passing train)
• Elverson (holiday scene)
2004
6 color & 7 b/w photos of Reading Railroad steam/diesel freight trains including:
• Bethlehem
• Birdsboro
• Fleetwood
• Frackville
• Gordon
• Hagerstown
• Norristown
• Philadelphia
• Reading
•Royersford
 
 
2005
10 color & 3 b/w photos of sixty years of the T-1:
• Bethlehem
• Birdsboro
• Eddystone
• Emmaus
• Gordon
• Klapperthal
• Lansdale
• New Ringgold
• Philadelphia
• Rutherford
• Shamokin
 
2006
8 color & 5 b/w photos of the mainlines of the Reading Railroad including scenes from:
• Alburtis
• Allentown
• Bethlehem
• East Penn Junction
• Hershey
• Lurgan
• Pottstown
• Quakertown
• Rupert
• Shawmont
• Tamaqua
• West Trenton
2007
8 color & 5 b/w photos of the Reading's branch lines, including scenes at:
• Benton
• Doylestown
• George School
• Howellville
• Lansdale
• Lorberry Jct.
• Midway
• Mill Creeck Jct.
• Minersville

• Philadelphia
• Tuckahoe
• Valley
• W. Catasauqua

2008

SOLD OUT

7 color & 6 b/w photos of Reading Railroad yards and terminals, including:
• Abrams
• Bethlehem
• Coatesville
• Erie Avenue
• Newberry
• Port Richmond
• Reading
• Reading Terminal
• Rutherford
• St. Clair
• 3rd and Berks
• Wilmington
2009
8 color & 5 b/w photos of the Reading's Iron Horse Rambles, including scenes at:
• Gettysburg Br.
• Granogue
• Klapperthal
• Locust Summit
• Macungie
• Mt. Holly Spgs
• Reading
• Rutherford
• St. Nicholas

• Shamokin
• Tamaqua Tunnel

2010

8 color & 5 b/w photos of Reading Railroad bridges, most with trains, including:
• Bethlehem
• Birdsboro
• Ephrata
• Mahanoy Plane
• Norristown
• Philadelphia
• Phoenixville
• Reading
• Reynolds
• Rushland
• Yardley

 

Index compiled by Rick Bates, Calendar Committee chair.

 

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