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Owner: Reading Railroad
Model:Alco C630Built As:RDG 5308 (C630)
Serial Number:3487-02Order No:21289
Frame Number:Built:9/1967
Notes:RCT&HS Owned
Other locos with this serial:  RDG 5308(C630) CR 6761(C630)
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RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description:  KODACHROME BY RS SHORT
Photo Date:  10/1/1967  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 9:27:49 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  1146   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/31/1967  Upload Date: 10/24/2019 12:10:39 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  Albert Reinshmidt
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  123   Comments: 1
rdg 5308
Title:  rdg 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/1/1972  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 11:54:29 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  671   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/1972  Upload Date: 6/16/2018 2:27:44 PM
Location:  Unknown, PA
Author:  Unknown
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5211(C430)
Views:  180   Comments: 1
rdg 5308
Title:  rdg 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1972  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 11:52:15 AM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  542   Comments: 0
rdg 5308
Title:  rdg 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1972  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 11:46:38 AM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  505   Comments: 0
Reading GP35 #3621
Title:  Reading GP35 #3621
Description:  Digital image from Kim E. Piersol original 35mm Agfachrome transparency. Lebanon Valley Branch.
Photo Date:  8/1/1973  Upload Date: 9/5/2006 6:43:16 AM
Location:  Sinking Spring, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 3621(GP35) RDG 5304(C630) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  924   Comments: 0
RDG 5308(C-630)
Title:  RDG 5308(C-630)
Description:  Engine facility
Photo Date:  8/25/1973  Upload Date: 4/13/2011 9:45:06 AM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Gil Ford
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  473   Comments: 0
Reading Alco Century C630 #5308
Title:  Reading Alco Century C630 #5308
Description:  Digital image from Kim E. Piersol original 35mm Kodachrome transparency
Photo Date:  8/1/1974  Upload Date: 4/11/2006 10:38:05 PM
Location:  Sinking Spring, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 3628(GP35)
Views:  652   Comments: 0
Reading Alco Century C630 #5308
Title:  Reading Alco Century C630 #5308
Description:  Digital image from Kim E. Piersol original 35mm Kodachrome transparency
Photo Date:  8/18/1975  Upload Date: 6/9/2006 8:37:58 PM
Location:  Rutherford Heights, PA
Author:  Kim Piersol
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  1258   Comments: 0
rdg 5308
Title:  rdg 5308
Description:  storage line
Photo Date:  8/18/1975  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 9:33:05 AM
Location:  Rutherford, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
PC 3073 on MW-1
Title:  PC 3073 on MW-1
Description:  2 nice surprises behind the GP40!
Photo Date:  5/1/1976  Upload Date: 10/14/2016 9:30:07 PM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PC 3073(GP40) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  220   Comments: 2
RDG 5309
Title:  RDG 5309
Description:  Nice power on freight MW-1!
Photo Date:  5/1/1976  Upload Date: 2/8/2010 9:48:54 PM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5309(C630) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  621   Comments: 1
RDG 5308, 5309
Title:  RDG 5308, 5309
Description:  A PC GP-40 and 2 RDG C-630s on freight MW-1
Photo Date:  5/1/1976  Upload Date: 11/18/2004 7:23:59 AM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5309(C630)
Views:  1110   Comments: 2
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description:  5308 and sister 5309 stretch their legs on PC trackage, thanks to their new owner, Conrail!
Photo Date:  5/1/1976  Upload Date: 5/17/2009 8:22:05 AM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5309(C630)
Views:  473   Comments: 0
RDG 5308 plus CONRAIL
Title:  RDG 5308 plus CONRAIL
Description:  RDG 5308 untouched along side PC and CR units
Photo Date:  9/1/1976  Upload Date: 8/29/2011 2:38:29 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  624   Comments: 0
rdg 5308  cr 2497
Title:  rdg 5308 cr 2497
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1976  Upload Date: 9/11/2011 9:29:47 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  bob gottschall
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
Promotional brochure and ticket ordering form for Souderton RR days
Title:  Promotional brochure and ticket ordering form for Souderton RR days
Description:  (We railfans retain curious keepsakes.)
Photo Date:  6/20/1987  Upload Date: 2/10/2012 8:50:40 PM
Location:  Telford, PA
Author:  Bob Krug
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) BMRG 425(4-6-2)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
Reading Technical Society American Locomotive Company Century 630 5308
Title:  Reading Technical Society American Locomotive Company Century 630 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/21/1987  Upload Date: 3/22/2008 4:54:27 AM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  andrew koenigsberg
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  681   Comments: 0
Reading Technical & Historical Society 5308
Title:  Reading Technical & Historical Society 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/10/1988  Upload Date: 3/27/2016 8:32:31 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  andrew koenigsberg
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/1988  Upload Date: 4/1/2007 9:23:08 PM
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Author:  Jeffrey Pfeiffer
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 2102(4-8-4)
Views:  814   Comments: 0
RCT&HS Reading diesels pose for a night shot
Title:  RCT&HS Reading diesels pose for a night shot
Description:  Location is a guess...
Photo Date:  6/25/1988  Upload Date: 12/23/2014 5:28:40 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/1988  Upload Date: 3/21/2008 12:29:31 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  1388   Comments: 0
RDG 5513
Title:  RDG 5513
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/26/1988  Upload Date: 12/9/2009 10:07:22 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630) BMRG 2102(4-8-4)
Views:  811   Comments: 2
Bee Line C630
Title:  Bee Line C630
Description:  1988 URHS Excursion
Photo Date:  8/14/1988  Upload Date: 12/11/2011 10:51:57 PM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Glenn Fresch
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  268   Comments: 0
Green and Yellow
Title:  Green and Yellow
Description:  URHS 1988 Convention
Photo Date:  8/14/1988  Upload Date: 12/11/2011 10:54:59 PM
Location:  Hamburg, PA
Author:  Glenn Fresch
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
RDG C-630 #5308 is crossing Hughes Ave. with a fantrip
Title:  RDG C-630 #5308 is crossing Hughes Ave. with a fantrip
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/1/1988  Upload Date: 8/27/2009 9:20:49 AM
Location:  New Ringgold, PA
Author:  Michael Desoi
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  318   Comments: 0
PRR 5706
Title:  PRR 5706
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/1989  Upload Date: 11/15/2008 9:07:23 PM
Location:  Leesport, PA
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5706(E8A) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  573   Comments: 0
RDG 5308
Title:  RDG 5308
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/20/1989  Upload Date: 11/15/2008 9:07:00 PM
Location:  Leesport, PA
Author:  Sam Botts
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Reading ALCO Century with a short passenger train
Title:  Reading ALCO Century with a short passenger train
Description:  Northbound on the old PRR
Photo Date:  9/22/1990  Upload Date: 10/22/2013 8:37:10 PM
Location:  Ontelaunee, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
RCT&HS ex RDG 5308 posing with the 2102
Title:  RCT&HS ex RDG 5308 posing with the 2102
Description:  Near Cressona Station, getting ready for a night photo session
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 10/22/2013 8:36:02 PM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) BMRG 2102(4-8-4)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Reading 5308 smoking it up
Title:  Reading 5308 smoking it up
Description:  An honorary steam locomotive in the Schuylkill Valley. Railfan weekend mixed freight.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 10/22/2013 8:38:17 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  227   Comments: 0
Listening to an EMD-Alco symphony
Title:  Listening to an EMD-Alco symphony
Description:  Leaving Cressona Yard
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 12/6/2014 7:01:51 AM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
Runby preparation, as seen from the old PRR grade above
Title:  Runby preparation, as seen from the old PRR grade above
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 12/6/2014 7:03:37 AM
Location:  Auburn, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
The Alco Century smokes it up at South Tamaqua Yard
Title:  The Alco Century smokes it up at South Tamaqua Yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 12/6/2014 7:04:28 AM
Location:  South Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  217   Comments: 1
One of the all-time great diesel paint schemes
Title:  One of the all-time great diesel paint schemes
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 12/6/2014 7:05:38 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
RBM&N power
Title:  RBM&N power
Description:  Reading Blue Mountain & Northern power from all eras meets at Port Clinton
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 7/10/2011 11:57:31 PM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 2102(4-8-4) RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30) RBMN 3300(U33B) RBMN 3301(U33B)
Views:  787   Comments: 1
RDG 5308 & 2102
Title:  RDG 5308 & 2102
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 2/12/2009 8:05:10 PM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RBMN 2102(4-8-4)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
RDG 5308 & 5513
Title:  RDG 5308 & 5513
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 2/12/2009 8:06:06 PM
Location:  Cressona, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  502   Comments: 0
RDG 5308 & 5513
Title:  RDG 5308 & 5513
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 2/12/2009 8:10:44 PM
Location:  Landingville, PA
Author:  Ted Krug
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  415   Comments: 2
Big Alco
Title:  Big Alco
Description:  Reading 5308 leads GP 30 5513 on a photo freight approaching Tamaqua.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:07:30 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
From high up
Title:  From high up
Description:  I was a lot younger when this Reading T&HS trip ran, and was able to climb up the tailing pile to get this shot of the C630 and GP 30 rolling the trip near New Ringgold.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:12:26 AM
Location:  Ashland, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  281   Comments: 1
Two shades of green
Title:  Two shades of green
Description:  The passenge train arrives at Tamaqua, passing the photo freight.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:14:30 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RBMN 3304(U33B)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Bedded down in the flowers
Title:  Bedded down in the flowers
Description:  Reading 5308 is tied up for the night, a patch of flowers to decorate its resting place.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:27:45 AM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
Looking good
Title:  Looking good
Description:  The fantrip power runs around its train to head back to Port Clinton, giving a good look at a memorably diesel.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:16:29 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5308(C630) RDG 5513(GP30)
Views:  226   Comments: 1
Rolling from a photo session
Title:  Rolling from a photo session
Description:  The fantrip rolls out of Port Clinton after a meet with the photo freight and Reading 2102
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:24:41 AM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630) RBMN 3301(U33B) RBMN 3300(U33B)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
Starting south
Title:  Starting south
Description:  The fantrip starts out of Tamaqua, the Alco doing what Alcos do best as they get underway.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:17:42 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  259   Comments: 1
Bucolic view
Title:  Bucolic view
Description:  The train has left Tamaqua and is now rolling through the rural beauty of the anthracite region as the happy riders head home.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/5/2015 2:21:27 AM
Location:  Tamaqua, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
We know where this is
Title:  We know where this is
Description:  The sign says so. The Reading fantrip is at Zehners, with the unmistakeable face of a GP 30 leading past the CR block limit sign there.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/11/2015 2:00:34 AM
Location:  Zehners, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Mixed meet
Title:  Mixed meet
Description:  The Reading Co THS trip meets RDG 2102 at Port Clinton with a healthy crowd on hand to witness the event.
Photo Date:  6/1/1991  Upload Date: 3/11/2015 2:04:35 AM
Location:  Port Clinton, PA
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  RDG 5513(GP30) RDG 5308(C630) RDG 2102(4-8-4)
Views:  341   Comments: 0


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