Volkswagen Dealership – 1211 Lancaster Ave – 1960s

Pictures were taken by my Grandfather of the Grand Opening of the Volkswagen Dealership located at 1211 Lancaster Ave in the 1960s. It was diagonally across the street from the Red Barn Restaurant. Today, it is occupied by Glass & Son’s Collision Repair. Did you ever buy a car here?

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West Wyomissing House Relocation

In the early 1970s (’70/’71) , houses were relocated¬† in West Wyomissing to make way to the future Route 222 to be built.¬† My mother was a kid living on Girard Avenue at the time, and remembers the houses from Reading Avenue and Cleveland being moved to both sides of the most eastern section of … Read the rest

Miss Shillington – 1958

Came across this image of Miss Shillington and Miss Greater Reading standing next to an antique car. The image is from 1958, and taken in the parking lot of the Shillington Shopping Center. It appears to be some sort of antique car show going on in the parking lot. If you have any more information … Read the rest