Reading & Northern 425 turns day into night, creating an extremely dramatic scene. The engineer works the throttle as the locomotive fails to hold its grip on the rails, causing the wheels to slip... (more)
On a beautiful late Spring day Reading and Northern 425 crosses the Lehigh River as it pulls the 3pm excursion train into the Lehigh Gorge.
During some of her first public outings of the year, Reading & Northern 425 crosses the Lehigh River, by means of this high-standing structure.
The LGSR comes onto the Main Line at River with an admiral cab GP38-2 leading.
The Lehigh Gorge Scenic train heads over the Lehigh River as they approach the Main with an ex-SOU/NS GP38-2 for power.
Summer of 2020, Side by Side. Before the first trip on August 15, 2020, Reading and Northern Railroad fans were treated to a nice impromptu photo shoot. RBMN 425 (Baldwin, 4-6-2) was gettin... (more)
NRFF crosses the Lehigh River and passes the switch at "RIVER" as they wrap around the new bridge with their 22 car train bound for Pittston.
NRFF heads over the Lehigh River with a lengthy consist.
New Bridge, New Paint. On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, the "Fast Freight" schemed SD50-2 5019 lead the Reading & Northern's North Reading Fast Freight, seen crossing the Lehigh River ... (more)
The northbound NRFF, with SD50-2 #5019 making its first revenue run after sitting on display around the system, crosses the Lehigh River at Jim Thorpe at RIVER. The train is exiting the Reading Di... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 reverses towards its consist in a cloud of steam on a beautiful September morning.
Reading & Northern 425 releases steam before reversing to prepare for the second day of Labor Day Weekend excursions for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway.
Jim Thorpe is a bustling tourist town nestled within the scenic mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. A railroad, the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, with an accompanying steam locomotive completes... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 'wakes up' for the morning, as the locomotive hostler finishes his overnight shift, starting to stoke the fire for the day's excursions.
"Before the Storm" One of the loudest, if not, the loudest, steam locomotive in the United States, R&N 425, simmers quietly in Jim Thorpe. She builds pressure shortly before coupling up ... (more)