Almost peak colors for the trees in Northern Pennsylvania as it rests for the weekend.
Reading, Blue Mountain, and Northern 425 (ex-GM&N 4-6-2 Pacific) leads a passenger special westbound through the tunnel under state route 93 in Nesquehoning, PA.
"Nesquehoning Derailment"The Reading & Northern North Reading Fast Freight derailed while passing thru the town of Nesquehonning this evening on the way to Pittston.. Numerous cars... (more)
Reading and Northern NRFF runs west on the Nesquehoning Branch along Tippets Road with one of their GP39RNs leading the trip back towards Reading.
RBMN 425 let's loose a scream from the whistle that echoes marvelously off the surrounding hills as it saunters slowly past Lake Huato.
On it's last fall foliage run for the year, RBMN 425 bursts out from the tunnel under route 93 in Nesquehoning, PA. The east bound train is now very near its turning point at Jim Thorpe, PA.
Reading and Northern's Autumn Leaf wastes no time on the return trip to Reading, as the 425 pours out black smoke while hustling out of Nesquehoning past Ametek Plastics.
"Heading to Highbridge"
Along with the steam trip, the high bridge train, and the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, the RDCs were also running to Jim Thorpe
The high bridge train passes through Nesquehoning with a matching set of GP38-2s
R&N 425 passes some of the best color on the trip as it nears Nesquehoning.
R&N 425 passes by Lake Hauto as it makes its way to Jim Thorpe..
The Anthracite Railroads Historical Society 1989 convention excursion with the first run of the group's restored CNJ 56 EMD F3 heads west past Kovatch Mobile Equipment Group, builder of fire and r... (more)