Elephant-style GP38’s lead a Conrail train west past the yard in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Norfolk Southern's Training First Responders trainset passes the yard office as it pulls into Reading Yard.
The Erie-Lackawanna acquired a large number of new hoppers in the early- to mid-1970’s, and a lot lasted intact well into Conrail’s existence. Here a car built in April, 1974 rolls through Reading... (more)
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern 425 passing through a stretch cut out of the mountains just outside of Reading Outer Station. Photo shot from private property with owners permission
Reading Blue Mountain and Northern 425 at track speed moments before arriving in Port Clinton, Pa on one of its Christmastime excursions .
"Resume Speed": Engineman Shane Frederickson looks over his locomotive outside of the Outer Station in Reading, PA in preparation for one more departure to Port Clinton. Resuming speed f... (more)
"A Team of Two": Enginemen Ryan Bausher and Shane Frederickson are working hard as a team to keep Reading & Northern #425 rolling through the Dutch countryside of Berks county, Pennsylva... (more)
A hazy September day finds four 40-series EMD’s leading a train past the yard in Reading, Pennsylvania. The train’s routing through town instead of on the Belt Line indicates that there are probab... (more)
Over the Hill
A landslide that closed Conrail’s Blandon Low Grade between Blandon and Belt Line Junction, Pennsylvania caused a hasty reactivation of the “Hill Track”, more formall... (more)
Reading & Northern's blue "225"; Fireman's side
Former Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 No. 1098 (built in 1913) acquired from the estate of George Hart by the Reading & Northern and cosmetically re... (more)
Reading & Northern's new "Outer Station" Tower
As part of a two million dollar project to create a new station for the majority of the railroad's excursions out of Reading, south of the railroad... (more)
Reading & Northern's RDC set captured staged at the railroad's "Outer Station" parking lot in Reading, PA. The original Outer Station was located a few miles south of here, closer to the center o... (more)
Reading & Northern's blue "225".
Canadian Pacific 4-6-0 No. 1098 (built in 1913) was acquired from the estate of George Hart by the Reading & Northern and later cosmetically restored, renumb... (more)
Reading T-1 No. 2102 is pulling a "shopper's special" from South Hamburg to Philadelphia, passing through the city of its birth. Hopefully, we will soon see this locomotive back in stea... (more)