RailPictures.Net Photo: RBMN 3057 Reading & Northern EMD SD40-2 at Gordon, Pennsylvania by Jeff Knadler
 
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Reading & Northern (more..)
EMD SD40-2 (more..)
Gordon (more..)
Gordon, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
November, 2013
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RBMN 3057 (more..)
QAMC-26 (more..)
Jeff Knadler (more..)
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Reading and Northern's "Mountain Job" prepares to work at Universal Forest Products, in Gordon, while a light snowfall blankets the area. The #3057 and #5049 are holding on the main track, of the M&S Running Track, awaiting further instructions by the Conductor. The stone base on the left side of this photo once housed a water tank, which was used by the Reading Company. Gordon was an important location on the Reading. Many steam locomotives were based out of Gordon in its heyday. Gordon was a base for helper locomotives that were used to assist trains on the steep Locust Summit and Buck Mountain grades.
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