READING VIADUCT HISTORY – 
PHILADELPHIA STORY: The Railroads

“By 1838, the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad started construction on a line that would run from Broad and Callowhill Streets in Philadelphia, cross the Schuylkill in Fairmount Park, and run on the West side of the Schuylkill through West Manayunk”

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Reading Rail Train Shed, 1985. Photo by MichaelPearson.

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