Reading Company's Southampton Station - built in 1872, captured here in 2021, the tracks and ballast only recently removed, in preparation for a rails-to-trails project opening as early as this Su... (more)
Southampton's 1892 built Reading Company station - in the snow, and even more impressive, still standing in 2021.
Hard to believe you could once watch Reading Camelback's pass by, and up and u... (more)
Waiting for a Reading Camelback...
Would you believe, perhaps instead, the next outbound RDC?
A couple brave the cold and walk along the former right of way of Reading Company's Newtown line, seen in this image captured at Southampton, PA. The station, to the left, was built in 1892, the ... (more)
Newtown, PA - roughly 8 miles, that way →
Reading Company's historic 1892 built station sits idle as a rails to trail project progresses linking the former Reading Company's Newtown... (more)
And... it's goneThe roadbed, not the station...
The next phase of a project to convert the former Reading /SEPTA Newtown branch has been completed, with the rails, and now ties... (more)
Don't Fear the Reaper
Having earlier removed the rail from the former Reading station at Southampton, PA, two front end loaders sit poised and ready for the next task at hand. The statio... (more)
Reading Company's Southampton StationWhat happened to the tracks?!?
This station was built by the Reading Company in 1892 and once saw Camelback's and RDC's traversing the line... (more)
Yet another day dawns for this Reading Company station built in 1892 in Southampton, PA. Civilization is slowly creeping in, however, as witnessed by the new 3-stroy condominiums absent in 2013.... (more)
SEPTA's former Reading built Southampton Station. This station was built in 1892 and is similar in design to three other Reading stations - Churchville, the next station up the line, which is curr... (more)
The Southampton Reading station as it may have looked back in the day when Camelbacks ruled the rails along Philadelphia & Reading's commuter lines.
Railroad: Reading CompanyLocomotive: DepotLocation: Southampton, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: R8Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 22, 2013
Most say there's not a snowball's chance in hell of SEPTA restoring service to the Newtown branch. Well - here's some snow to get things moving along!
A group has been formed (called more)
Southampton Station - located on the SEPTA R8 Fox Chase Line. From Wikipedia: In September 2009, the Southampton-based Pennsylvania Transit Expansion Coalition (PA-TEC) began discussio... (more)
Southampton Station. This station was built by the Reading Company in 1892 and once saw Camelback's and RDC's up and until the time SEPTA stopped serving the line North of Fox Chas... (more)