Engineer Hartman and Conductor Knadler bring the "North Reading Fast Freight" northbound on the former Reading main as they approach "CP Equilateral" in Tamaqua. RP's own Chris... (more)
The engineer is looking in the mirror of his 1984-built ex-Missouri Pacific SD50 as he shoves a cut of hoppers into a siding in the PA Coal Region town of Cressona. The yard is ex-Reading/Conrail,... (more)
A set of Reading & Northern RDC's, led by RDC-3 No. 9166, (built in 1958 for the B&M) and trailed by RDC-1 No 9168, (built in 1951 for the NYC) are captured here rounding the bend in Nesquehoning,... (more)
Speed Limit 15? Hardly! R&N No. 425 charges through Nesquehoning at speed during a Fall Foliage exursion. A zoom-pan captured at shutter speed of 1/6th of a second.
Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 No. 425 leads a Fall foliage special through East Mahanoy Junction, single handedly, bound for Jim Thorpe, PA. This is steam railroading as it was meant to be!
Railfans and photographers gather by the crossing at Schuykill Road to watch Reading & Northern's Fall Foliage Special roar past while en route to Jim Thorpe. The best spot, however, is just behi... (more)
Reading & Northern's No.425 Pacific, former Gulf, Mobile & Ohio, charges north out of railroad's Port Clinton yard sporting a darker blue livery and logo for 2016. The Fall foliage special is bou... (more)
The No. 425 is a lean machine, loves to run and makes sure everyone knows it. Here it is blasting through Nesquehoning PA's Industrial Complex one recent October day.
Reading & Northern 425 leads an Autumn Leaf Excursion over the 1000 foot long, 168 foot tall Hometown High Bridge on its way to Jim Thorpe.
Reading and Northern SD50's 5014 and 5017 leads train NRFF across Hometown Highbridge, with freight bound for Jim Thorpe from North Reading.
On a gorgeous fall evening, Reading & Northern 425 leads the first autumn leaf excursion of the year at Miller's Crossing, bound for Port Clinton and the new Outer Station.
The 425 is nearing the summit with 14 cars and an assist from EMD, with the signal beckoning her toward Nesquehoning Junction. The branch to the left leads to Delano Junction.
The 425 pauses while the trainman bends the iron from the Tremont Branch to the Minersville Branch.
A PRR cabin car sits patiently in the background as the Hogger watches for signals from his brakeman while making switching movements in the east end of the CNJ yard at Jim Thorpe.
Splitting EardrumsReading & Northern's ex-GM&O Pacific has a bit of a reputation for being one really loud locomotive. It doesn't help that the narrow walls of the Lehigh Gorge only... (more)