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Then and Now - Borough Road Crew
Berks County > Municipalities > Wyomissing Borough

Ever wonder what was used to maintain the Borough's infrastructure in years gone by?  Here are a few photographs of the equipment used to build and maintain the Borough as we know it today.

Water Line work
Borough Crews working on water and sewer lines.

Dump Truck
Old dump truck and front end loader.

Oiling Roads
Oiling of the streets in the Borough.

Road sprayer
Before oiling was done, the streets were watered.  Note the police department motorcycle in the background.  This photo was taken outside the old Borough Stables on State Hill Road.  This building is now occuppied by the Bell Tower Salon and Spa.

Stack body
Old stake body truck.  This photo is also outside the Borough Stables.

Trash collection
Borough trash collection.  Yes, at one time the Borough did the trash collection.

Tree sprayer
Tree spraying in the 100 block of Reading Boulevard in 1931.

Building Forest Avenue
The construction of the first block of Forest Avenue, looking south from Penn Avenue.  The home that can be seen in the background is in the 1300 block of Delaware Avenue.