During the early hours of the morning, the steam crew of RBMN 2102 fires it up for the days excursions.
RBMN 2102 heads around the wye at Jim Thorpe to prepare for its 15:00 trip back to Outer Station.
RBMN 2102 heads downgrade into Nesquehoning while heading alongside Lake Hauto with an excursion train.
It’s about 3:45 in the morning as RBMN 2102 fires up for the days excursion on stall 3 while 425 cools down on stall 2 from the days past excursion before being put back inside the shed.
Reading & Northern 425 charges out of Nesquehoning Tunnel while taking care of vegetation control, blasting any remaining leaves off the nearby trees.
425 cooling down after returning to Port Clinton from Jim Thorpe. 2102 warming up for it's big day tomorrow. Quite a sight to see.
Absolutely screaming out of the Tamaqua tunnel, RBMN 2102 heads into a thin patch of fog while thundering upgrade towards Jim Thorpe.
RBMN 3059 leads the first afternoon Lehigh Gorge Scenic Trip north through the Glen Onoko cut at the beginning of the Lehigh Gorge.
Poking out of the Nesquehoning tunnel, RBMN 425 puts on a show for a line of 30 photographers at the south/west portal of the tunnel while they fight upgrade back towards Outer Station.
RBMN 425 leads It’s first excursion of 2022 towards Jim Thorpe as the train head past the famous Molino barn.
RBMN 425 arrives into a station stop at Port Clinton with it’s first excursion train this fall, making their way towards Jim Thorpe.
RBMN 800 sitting at the Port Clinton shops.
425 at Millers Crossing in Orwigsburg with Chad Frederickson on the throttle. First and only time 425 is running this fall.
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2102's steam trail on a crisp Autumn blue backdrop scene.