RailPictures.Net Photo: 2124 Reading Company Steam 4-8-4 at West Milton, Pennsylvania by Rick Erben
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» Reading Company (more..)
» Steam 4-8-4 (more..)
» Reading Company Shamokin Division 
» West Milton, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» October 15, 1960
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» 2124 (more..)
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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, where the big T-1s were restricted. At West Milton the dynamic duo re-coupled to their consist and forwarded the train east via Shamokin and Locust Summit. These rambles were sell-out affairs, originating in the Philadelphia area, Harrisburg or Reading and venturing to numerous freight-only segments of the system as well as some exhilarating main line running, lasting up to fourteen hours in duration. They were marvelous affairs and a wonderful way to spend an autumn day. The fare was a whopping $9.00.
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