Our last shot of a Reading – Philadelphia excursion with CP 4-6-0 972 was at the bridge over the Schuylkill River at Cumru, Pennsylvania. Seen under the bridge at the extreme left is a portion of ... (more)
Two years after SEPTA discontinued passenger service to Reading, two passenger trains met at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Chapter NRHS sponsored a Phila... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia round trip excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad makes a brief stop at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
George Hart’s former Canadian Pacific ten-wheeler stretches its legs on Conrail’s former Reading main line at Linfield, Pennsylvania. Lettered for the Philadelphia and Reading, P&R 972 is on the r... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway rolls west through Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. George Hart’s former Canadian Pacific te... (more)
Other than continuing to operate subsidiary Lehigh & New England Railway, the Jersey Central ceased operations in Pennsylvania on 1972, and competitor Lehigh Valley took over operations of all rem... (more)
While the power for CP/D&H Train 557 is assembles its train, a Conrail GP38 passes by to switch some customers farther up Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia.
Shortly after Canadian Pacific acquired the Delaware & Hudson, trains 557 and 558 between Buffalo and a new intermodal facility in Philadelphia were instituted. Here the power for Train 557 is put... (more)
The not-normally photographed end of Reading Tech’s restored C630 is leading an excursion out of South Hamburg, Pennsylvania. The big Alco is still in South Hamburg today, but it’s unlikely that i... (more)
After running around their train in South Hamburg, Pennsylvania, a pair of restored Pennsylvania Railroad E8’s return to Temple during the Blue Mountain & Reading 1986 Railfan Weekend.
During the Blue Mountain & Reading 1986 Railfan Weekend, a pair of restored Pennsylvania Railroad E8’s approach their turning point at South Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
Coming Soon to a Mob Scene In Anthracite Country
Reading 4-8-4 2102 is the first fan-tripper that I ever photographed, in 1973 with an instamatic camera and print film. It was disg... (more)
The Reading and Northern’s corporate roots are the Blue Mountain & Reading, a 13-mile short line connecting Hamburg with a connection with Conrail at Temple, Pennsylvania. Later developing an excu... (more)
A Santa Fe TOFC train speeds north through the once-quiet community of Palmer Lake, Colorado.
A southbound Santa Fe TOFC train rolls south approaching Palmer Lake, Colorado on the Joint Line.