On this Day – September 30th, 1974

Above the fold in the Sept 30th, 1974 Reading Eagle:

Wagons Moved from Original Gruber Works Grounds

On the Way -Wagons produced near the turn of the century are moved out of the Gruber Wagon Works along the Bernville Road, Route 183, in Penn Township. The county moved the wagons and will store them until a final decision is made on where the structure will be moved. The building is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer – Reading Eagle

Wagon History – Frank P. Gruber, 90, above, proudly displays one of the many wagons which he helped to construct during his long career at the Gruber Wagon Works founded by his grandfather. At right, two workers lift the old elevator which brings the wagons from the second floor directly outside. Below, one of the wagons is loaded on a county truck to be taken to storage. The structure must be removed because it is in the Blue Marsh Lake Project area. – Eagle Photos by B. Franklin Reber.

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