HKGX #2005, an EMD SD38, has reached the end of its useful life on the stone train shuffle at Birdsboro Quarry. Its sister unit, #2002, has also reached the same fate. The units were salvaged so a... (more)
H&K Group, Inc.'s two new former Norfolk Southern SD40-2's have been hard at work since their arrival in February of this year. #3549 was built for the Burlington Northern before being acquired by... (more)
Former Norfolk & Western SD40-2 no. 6164 leads the way back into H&Ks quarry at Birdsboro.
Recently relettered Haines & Kibblehouse SD40-2s 3549 and 6164 bring a cut of loaded stone past Browns Feeds in downtown Birdsboro. The pair of SD40-2s were brought in to replace a well worn pair ... (more)
With the sun dipping into the evening Sky, K72 crawls west into Dyers Quarry along Norfolk Southerns “Turkey Path”. On the right is a train of stone hoppers from Haines & Kibblehouse bound for... (more)
Two years after SEPTA discontinued passenger service to Reading, two passenger trains met at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Chapter NRHS sponsored a Phila... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia round trip excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad makes a brief stop at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102 has reached the end on the “turkey trail” (Reading Belt Line), and is curving to cross the Schuylkill River and join the parallel main line at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. T... (more)
The 1988 NRHS convention featured two excursions with Nickel Plate 765 making forays from northern New Jersey into eastern Pennsylvania. The first, on July 24, 1988, ran down Conrail’s West Tren... (more)
The mist hasn’t yet burned off of the Schuylkill River valley as the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus train makes its westward journey through Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
The Ringling Brothers circus train rolls east on the former Reading main line at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
Stone train moving to NS interchange on former Reading Company W&N Branch
Birdsboro Steel’s 45-tonner stands outside the foundry and fabrication complex in Birdsboro, PA. Birdsboro steel had three steelmaking furnace complexes in its history. The third, located across... (more)
"Executive E's" 4020 and 4021 lead an eastbound Office Car Special through Birdsboro. In the extreme lower left is an ore train from Philadelphia that has just cleared the main line and ... (more)