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Without the help of MANY individuals and organizations, Project 113 could never have made the kinds of strides that it has.

We offer a tremendous thanks to each and every one.





                                  Reading & Northern Railroad




Borough of Minersville




                             State Senator David G. Argall




State Representative Neal Goodman



                                                  Quandel Group




Pottsville Republican-Herald




                            Schuylkill River Heritage Area




First Federal Charitable Foundation




                              Minersville Area Historical Society




Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission




                            Amherst Railway Society




National Railway Historical Society




In these two photos by Bill Diehl, we see the Reading & Northern at work.  On the left, a former Lehigh Valley Railroad EMD SW-8 "pup" works in Minersville, moving our former CNJ business car onto the siding behind #113 in December 2013.  On the right, friendly waves from the crew on another pup.  By providing the rails for her to run on and the qualified engineers, Reading & Northern makes #113's current operation possible.

Reading & Northern #425 prepares to leave Minersville with her coaches after working Santa trains all day with 113, 11/29/14; photo © Christopher Kovacs

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