Reading FA-1 found

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Reading FA-1 found

Postby jadebullet2 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:55 pm

Well, sort of. It is just the cab. I couldn't make out the number, but this is definitely a cool find. I just hope the museum doesn't do something stupid and paint it something other than Reading.

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Re: Reading FA-1 found

Postby lvrr325 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:05 am

Okay, now how about the back story on why it was there in the first place?
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Re: Reading FA-1 found

Postby glennk419 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:10 pm

Looks like 303.
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Re: Reading FA-1 found

Postby scottychaos » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:15 pm

Its the cab of Reading 301.
full story here:

http://www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.ph ... 8ce67b10f4

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Re: Reading FA-1 found

Postby RDGTRANSMUSEUM » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:26 pm

its the 301 with the control stand removed by the reading before it went to alco.

neat find.
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