A westbound Reading freight behind a GP35 and a Century 630 prepares to leave the RDG/CNJ yard at Allentown, PA, on a misty spring day. This train was bound for the railroad's namesake city of Rea... (more)
On a misty early spring day, a pair of Reading Century 424s lead an eastbound piggyback train along the freight line parallel to the Schuylkill Expressway on the outskirts of Philadelphia. I think... (more)
Three big Alco C630s are crossing the Schuylkill River at West Falls with what appears to be a Port Reading coal train on a typical late winter day. The 5303 East is beginning the 0.8% climb to Ni... (more)
Following the return of a Rail Ramble to the Philadelphia area, Reading's T-1 No. 2124 would return lite to Reading. It turned on the wye at West Falls. Here, after a visit with towerman Joe Coult... (more)
Reading Lines' star locomotives, T-1 class 4-8-4s Nos. 2124 and 2100, have run light from Tamaqua to Shamokin while a pair of FP-7s forwarded the Rail Ramble consist over the Catawissa Branch, whe... (more)
Fairbanks-Morse Trainmaster action in the Lebanon Valley, in a scene scanned from a slide from the collection of the late Hen Westenberger. The 863 was one of seventeen H24-66s (Hood, 2400 hp, 6 ... (more)
Celebrating passing the 5M page-view mark here at railpictures.net with these uploades, John is thankful to have made it into the digital era and to have his photos appreciated by those taking rai... (more)
The Reading's East Penn Local crosses the Lehigh River after leaving the yard in Allentown.
Reading Railroad Alco FA-1 #303A and RS-3 #519 doing pusher service on an eastbound iron ore train. As was the practice with most of the first-generation road diesels, Reading's FA's became candi... (more)
New Reading GP35s lead westbound freight into Falls Yard.
Heading for Hagerstown. The Reading U30Cs were a handsome engine.
Heading for Hagerstown with mixed Reading and WM power. Usually the power set was pure for one or the other railroad.
Three Reading GP30 units arrive from the west with a train of hopper cars. There is an Alco C424 in the small engine terminal to the left.
Reading GP35 6502 and FM TrainMaster 808 are teamed up on a westbound freight. There is a Baltimore and Ohio freight on the left to follow.
Word had gotten around that the Reading was going to doublehead the previously advertised October 15th Ramble to West Milton, Pa. and the fans really turned out. The big 4-8-4s have the 22 car tra... (more)