425 races past Millers Crossing on a cold rainy day. This is day one of 425's fall foliage trips, and wet rails will prove to give 425 a challenge as she works her way North to Jim Thorpe,PA.
With a good sized train in tow these 2 SD40-2s have the "Reading Turn" moving along at a pretty good speed. Once they have arrived in Port Clinton they will then drop off some cars and also pick s... (more)
Looking out of place in east-central PA, two ex-ATSF GP30u's (now classed as GP39RN's) head south passed a soybean field north of Port Clinton on the point of the Reading Turn.
The QARG (Tamaqua to Reading) slowly rolls through Molino with 20 shop cars for Port Clinton to be dropped off. The 2 GP30s have also just recently had there numbers changed to the 2500 series, al... (more)
The "Reading Turn" crawls through Molino with a 10 MPH speed restriction due to Heat kinks in the Rails.
The "Reading Turn" coasting into Molino and about 10 minutes out of Port Clinton where they will pick up there cars from the Pottsville Branch and then proceed to Reading to drop off these cars a... (more)
R&N's Reading Turn with six cars rolls past on it's way to work Port Clinton, and then to Reading.
The Reading and Northern's "Reading Turn" coasts past Molino, and will soon be in Port Clinton where they will be setting out the 2 GP30Us for an SD40-2 and a SW8.
425 charging through Molino on an OCS.
R&N #425 roars through Molino, PA during one of two Autumn Leaf excursions. This was the first image of the day and was a pretty good indication of how the rest of the day would progress, albeit,... (more)
After a long day of working hard pulling this long train, 425 comes coasting back to Port Clinton, here the train is seen a few miles outside of Port Clinton.
Three SD40-2s lug a long Reading Turn south at Miller's Crossing. Today's QARG already had 56 cars and would pick up 38 more at Port Clinton.
Minutes after departing from the Port Clinton station, Reading and Northern's 'Four and a Quarter' begins the first fall foliage trip to Jim Thorpe, seen here preparing to duct underneath the PA R... (more)
The Reading Turn with an SW1500 in tow approaches Miller's Crossing on a Spring afternoon.
With low clouds in the mountains of eastern PA, the Reading & Northern "hardcore railfan special" roars through Molino on its way to Jim Thorpe and beyond.