Topographical plan & profile of the Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road. J. Knight. Sc. Topographic strip map of part of Pennsylvania from Mahanoy Mountain along Schuylkill River to Philadelphia. The line was chartered on December 5, 1833, and was completed in 1839. The entire line was opened on July 13, 1842. Osborne, R. B. (Richard Boyce) CREATED/PUBLISHED [Philadelphia], [1838?] Scale ca. 1:207,500.