The Memorial Day edition of NRFF blasts out of Tamaqua Tunnel with 22 cars for Pittston. The flags were a nice touch!
Making its first revenue trip in a new and unique paint scheme, former Seaboard System 8550 leads the R&N's North Reading Fast Freight up the mountain between Tamaqua and Haucks, seen splitting th... (more)
Engineer Jeff Knadler gives a wave as he shoves an 84 car QANR coal train off the Greenwood Runner, before taking it to North Reading for interchange with NS.
Springtime Springs In Tamaqua. As Reading & Northern Railroad's NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight - Reading , PA to Pittston, PA) passes the Tamaqua Station Restaurant housed the former Read... (more)
Two miles up the mountain between Tamaqua and Haucks, NRFF is already well below track speed as gravity fights the 12,000 horsepower that the railroad has thrown at this 7100-ton train.
After the first winter storm of the season dumped several inches of show across Pennsylvania, the Delano Job's two SD38s thaw in the morning sunshine at MY.
One of five Atlas Powder Company 8 tonners is on display in Tamaqua. This narrow gauge critter ran on 36" gauge track
The Reading & Northern Tamaqua Local has just backed eight loads of anthracite onto the main from the last remaining segment of the Lehigh & New England main line, which is reached via the connect... (more)
Reading & Northern is running weekend fall foliage specials using a pair of Budd RDCs from Reading Outer Station to Jim Thorpe via Tamaqua. The 120-mile roundtrip operates over the R&N's main line... (more)
The answer is Tamqua. If you have to ask, you're not in "the know" because obviously the question is "Where's NRFF"? The Reading & Northern's North Reading Fast Freight is one ... (more)
Idle in Tamaqua.
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen charging out of Tamaqua during a pouring rainstorm, residual weather from Hurricane Laura.
Reading and Northern F9A 270 and F7B 275 lead the OCS through Zehners to start the Fourth of July Weekend. This is the first official train they have been on since they were purchased from NS earl... (more)
Reading & Northern OCS-03 cruises through Zehners as it make's it way to Jim Thorpe, PA with the bosses train in tow....
PENR comes back south through Tamaqua after bringing a empty train to Penobscot for storage.