A man and his horse take pause by Northern Central's 4-4-0 steam engine. Though most might try their best to exclude spectators from a scene such as this, I elected to let them stay and include t... (more)
Northern Central Railway's 4-4-0 "The York", built in '13 prepares for departure from the town of Glen Rock, PA. To the right, behind the engine is Railroad: Northern Central RailwayLocomotive: Steam 4-4-0Location: Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NCRY 17Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 24, 2015
Reading G-1sa Pacific #111 - Built by the Reading Company
The 10th preserved Reading built steam engine that you never knew about - yes, it's a scale model, but this 1930's functional... (more)
The Reading "Black Diamond" Steam Engine
The Reading "Black Diamond" is a steam powered inspection engine. Though an oddity in the railroad business, several lines had such examples, the... (more)
Where are they now?
When we last saw RDG #900, the engine was on display at Reading & Northern's small yard at Leesport, PA. #900 has since been moved north to a larger facility in Hambu... (more)
I've always found it fascinating to follow the timeline of preserved equipment through the years. For those Reading fans out there, and those that have wondered - RDG... (more)
The Reading Company in East Stroudsburg, PA
In the Summer of 2010, the Reading Company Technical and Historical Society #902 and the Philadelphia Chapter of the NRHS #903 participated in ... (more)
Amtrak - Now servicing Scranton, PA!
Well, perhaps not just yet! However, Amtrak did make an appearance (once again) in Scranton at Steamtown in September of 2010 as part of the National... (more)
An Amtrak Genesis unit navigates a special exhibit train through the shop yards at Steamtown in Scranton, PA during "Railfest" in 2010. The unusual maneuvers, which saw the roundhouse track act a... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian make an appearance at Leaman Place Junction. Every so often, with luck, a nicely timed Railroad: Strasburg Rail RoadLocomotive: GE P42DCLocation: Paradise, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: AMTK 165Train ID: Amt 42Photo Date: May 23, 2015
Modern Day Steam Powered Freight
Strasburg Rail Road's venerable 2-6-0 Mogul leads a 12 car freight train through Groff's Grove westbound en route to Strasburg. At the very rear of the t... (more)
Off to work - a 12 car load awaits!
Strasburg Rail Road's 2-6-0 #89 leads it's SW8 out of the yard and on towards Leaman Place to pick up a 12 car load left by Norfolk Southern the day pr... (more)
The Strasburg Rail Road hauls more the just tourists! Captured here, the railroad's former CN 2-6-0 #89 takes a pause, after positioning lumber cars in the recently expanded yard.
Under a watchful eye at the Strasburg yard, 2-6-0 #89 prepares for a early morning trip to Leaman Place Junction to pick up a 12 car load left the day prior by Norfolk Southern. Just another day,... (more)
I'll get by with a little help from my friends
With 12 loaded freight cars set out by Norfolk Southern the day prior, Strasburg had little choice as to which engine to use to pull the loa... (more)