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Gruber Wagon Works

Reading, Pennsylvania
County of Berks.
On Red Covered Bridge Road, vicinity of Reading
National Register Number: 72001092
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - manufacturing. The threat level was Threatened in
2008.
Congressional District: PA-10 Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: In Tulpehocken Creek Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 22, 1977):
The family-owned Gruber Wagon Works produced both standard farm wagons and custom vehicles from 1882 to the 1950s. Its fully preserved machinery, tools, and materials make the works an outstanding example of what was once an essential American industry. It is located in Tulpehocken Creek Park.

Condition:
The site manager indicates that the NHL is still in a threatened status due to its condition.

There are no changes indicated with the landmark.


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