One of Blue Mountain & Reading’s first locomotives was NW2 413. Built as Erie 413, the EMD switcher is seen here with a southbound work train just north of Leesport, Pennsylvania.
The 1986 Blue Mountain & Reading railfan weekend featured a constant schedule of two trains operating between Temple and Hamburg, Pennsylvania, meeting at Leesport. Here a northbound (timetable we... (more)
It’s the 1986 Blue Mountain & Reading Railfan Weekend, and two trains are running all day long, with different power on almost every trip. In preparation for meeting a southbound train pulled by R... (more)
A pair of consecutively numbered RBMN SD38's pull today's QANR coal train of 99 loads through the small town of Leesport on a beautiful fall morning.
Waiting for the winter to pass.
Reading T-1 2102 is pulling a special 12-car train to Tamaqua, in celebration of the 160th anniversary of the opening of the Little Schuylkill Navigation Railroad in 1831, per the sign above the p... (more)
The 2102 is leaving Leesport with an awesome display of smoke and steam, for a trip to Tamaqua. This is the last time that I chased a T-1, and I hope to see this engine running again next year. ... (more)
Five CF7s are sitting along the old PRR Schuylkill Division, awaiting disposition. No. 2574 was built as an F7A (No. 271L) in November, 1953. It was rebuilt at Cleburne in April of 1973, and was... (more)
The Blue Mountain and Reading’s 1986 railfan weekend included two trains running between Temple and Hamburg all day long on both days, with a rotating variety of locomotives. Among the featured po... (more)
"Please, sir, get back on the train!" The conductor appears to be quite agitated with the guy in the yellow shirt, who is determined to test the siding's clearance limits in an effort to get the s... (more)
If you look just below the front wheel, you'll see a lil' critter catching some rays...
3051 blast through the snow tonight as it takes the Reading turn, R&N QARG southward towards Reading, Pa
This plate was on the side of Amtrak Sleeper 2456, notice the large Willow Grove name on plate, just above it showing thru is a SP emblem and and just below it is the markings SP 9005. What A rare... (more)
Stored at town with RDG 863 and RDG 9162 waiting to be restored.