The westbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 3, makes its station stop at Raton, New Mexico.
Amtrak Train 4, the Southwest Limited, has completed its station stop at Raton, New Mexico, and is now continuing its eastward journey. It is beginning its ascent of Raton Pass, as it rolls... (more)
A Rails Northeast article by Jay Potter, titled “The Monsters of Mingo Junction”, made the small industrial town of Mingo Junction, Ohio, a bucket list destina... (more)
A Toronto-bound train from Montreal backs off of the CN main line at Brockville, Ontario. It is coupling to the Ottawa section, which has arrived on the CP branch from Smiths Falls.
One of the largely unseen aspects of the consolidation/separation of Ottawa and Montreal sections of trains to/from Toronto was the turning of the power that arrived from Ottawa on the CP branch f... (more)
A Steamtown mainline excursion rolls north on the Delaware & Hudson’s former Lackawanna main line at Hopbottom, Pennsylvania.
The Steamtown train from Scranton nears the far point of its journey as it arrives at Moscow, Pennsylvania.
The Steamtown train has arrived at Moscow, Pennsylvania. In a series of moves similar to those done in Elmhurst the previous season, the first locomotive of the double-headed train has cut off and... (more)
An early Steamtown train is seen here skirting the reservoir at Elmhurst, Pennsylvania.
Two drab EMD’s, given to Steamtown as repayment for the N&W 1218 “hostage situation”, lead a Steamtown train through Elmhurst, Pennsylvania. Although the units are now repainted as NKP 514 and DL&... (more)
Possibly the last passenger train to visit Quakertown, Pennsylvania, the Souderton Railroad Days special pauses before returning to Souderton. Most onlookers are at the other end of the tra... (more)
Still standing along the Reading Company North Penn Branch is the Rock Hill water tank. I believe that this is the last remaining Reading water tank. Today, the East Penn operates this line.
The Reading & Northern Mount Carmel job switches International Paper in Mount Carmel Junction before returning to Port Clinton..
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 5
Blue Mountain Reading & Northern engineer U33B is now on the east end of its train, and will begin switching International Paper in Mount Carmel... (more)
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 4
Blue Mountain Reading & Northern engineer Mike Bednar gooses his U33B as it pulls out of the siding and prepares to couple to the east end of it... (more)