1987 Railfan Weekend on the BM&R.
A Royal Hudson at Temple, PA, seen here the year before it was used in the Blue Mountain and Reading's "Golden Spike" ceremony on July 13, 1985. "Atlantic Central" is the orga... (more)
Temple Pit Stop
The 1988 NRHS convention was plagued with logistical issues, and many of the scheduled excursions started late and only got later. The July 24 round trip to the Blu... (more)
In September, 1985, the Reading Technical & Historical Society ran newly-acquired T-1 4-8-4 2102 on a series of excursions to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the outshopping of the T-1. The No... (more)
After serving the Black River & Western for a decade, former Jersey Central RS3 1554 was acquired by the Hawk Mountain Chapter, NRHS and restored to its original appearance. The RS3 spent some tim... (more)
Former Reading 4-8-4 2102 eases through Temple, Pennsylvania with former Gulf, Mobile & Northern 4-6-2 425. The Pacific has remained a staple of the Blue Mountain & Reading/Reading & Northern excu... (more)
Newly-restored Reading C630 5308 stands on a Blue Mountain & Reading siding in Temple, Pennsylvania.
NS 8098 leads 38G into Reading where it will work Spring Street Yard. Evidence of the ongoing PTC upgrading can be seen with the new signals at West Laurel.
The Reading T-1 2102 is about to take on coal at the Blue Mountain & Reading's tourist line along the Pennsy's old Schuylkill Division. Note the close clearance to the concrete wall.
The 765 is being serviced at the Blue Mountain & Reading's Temple Station- the special train from North Jersey was chartered by the Tri-State Chapter NRHS, the host of the 1988 National Railway Hi... (more)
A 1988 NRHS Convention Special with the NKP 765 is visiting the Blue Mountain & Reading, affording an opportunity to compare a Lima Superpower Berkshire with a light pacific.
Reading 5513, the first production GP30, was one of the stars of the 1986 Blue Mountain & Reading railfan weekend. Here it pauses with a short photo freight near the Temple station.
The pride of Reading Tech, C630 5308, poses at Temple, PA during the Blue Mountain and Reading 1988 railfan weekend.
Freshly-restored Pennsylvania Railroad E8 5898 glistens as it sits on a siding on the Blue Mountain and Reading in Temple, PA.