Reader Railroad Photos
by Mike Condren

On Sept. 11, 1961, Louis Marre, Gordon Mott, Jerry Pinkepank, and I visited the Reader Railroad. I was driving my parents car on this trip through Arkansas checking out the railroad action. We caught up with the Reader #108 at Waterloo. This was before the Reader began its passenger service on its mixed trains. Gordon and Jerry asked the crew for a ride in the caboose. Louis and I decided to chase the train back to Reader and get pictures. Here we see the train crossing State Highway 4 on its return to the shops at Reader.

Loco #11
Loco #108
Loco #1702
March 1963 Trains
1963 Railroad Magazine
Mr. Martin lived about 2 blocks
from our first home in Memphis.
August 1966 Trains
G.I. in Civies
December 1964 Trains
Decision for Steam
Other Magazine Scans
October 1963 Railroad
July 1962 Model Railroader
"lionel" Giraffe Car
Timeline by Mike Sypult
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