Read Standard Machinery
"Readco"
YORK, PA


Readco mostly made Bakery Equipment, some small and also very large machines
This is where dad worked for over thirty years.
Dad worked as a machinist cutting beveled internal (transmission gears)

Richmond W. Flinchbaugh worked as an apprentice at American Chain and Foundry before WWII. He worked in the Pattern Making Department. Then he went to ReadStandard Machinery - then changed to Readco
This information from Arthur B. Flinchbaugh - my brother
Some tools of the trade, very much like my Dad used in this shop

Here is the Machinist Book Dad used in his trade for many years at Readco

Just like all modern shops, the work was latter done on CNC machines
This is a 1949 Pontiac Hood Ornament
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