Blast from the Past
Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 Pacific charges out of the tunnel at Tamaqua crossing over the Little Schuylkill River while en route to Jim Thorpe, PA.
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Hometown Trestle - MM 107.5. With a few flakes in the air from an impending snowstorm, the Reading & Northern's Locomotive 425 stretches her legs on the massive steel trestle just west of t... (more)
Storming through Tamaqua. Reading & Northern Locomotive 425 charges past the historic station building in downtown Tamaqua, PA with an express passenger train destined for Jim Thorpe.
The pan that started it all!
I remember the day well. It was a dark and dreary February morning in Port Clinton, PA. I set up for the shot, along with a bunch of friends, but didn't hav... (more)
Highball in 3D!
Reading & Northern's blue Pacific charges north in a downpour through the Lehigh Gorge in a pan taken at 1/20th of a second
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Reading & Northern's Wilkes-Barre to Allentown train crosses the Lehigh River under overcast skies and light snow. Rumor has it the railroad may switch over to RDC cars so a bunch of us got toget... (more)
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern. The crew of a Reading Blue Mountain & Northern passenger train discusses the challenges of their upcoming run north, as they wait for their passengers to b... (more)
Switching at Jim Thorpe Station. After dropping her passenger consist just south of Jim Thorpe Station, the Reading & Northern 425 begins a set of switching moves that will reverse her trai... (more)
A Thoroughbred at a Full Gallop. The Reading & Northern 425 charges out of the rocky Tamaqua Tunnel on a frigid morning in February, leaving a plume of smoke and steam that will be pouring ... (more)
Ponies pulling a load of empty tanks past the old RBMN Temple Station. Photo by Shawn A Leightcap
Cloudy with a Chance of Thunder!
A tranquil scene complimented with the sound of water falling onto the ground from above precedes the entrance of Reading & Northern's blue Pacific stormi... (more)
Reading & Northern #425 leads a train west through the Lehigh Gorge passing the signals at Independence. The right of way here splits off from the parallel Lehigh Valley right of way to cross over... (more)
On the Table at Jim Thorpe. With the snow intensity starting to really pick up, the Reading & Northern 425 is turned on the Jim Thorpe Turntable. This structure is not motorized and is ess... (more)
The Road of Anthracite. After stopping briefly for engine service, the Reading & Northern's Locomotive 425 gets underway on her southbound run to Jim Thorpe. Her 69" drivers give awa... (more)
MM 124.9 - Glen Onoko. A light snow begins to fall in the rock cut at Glen Onoko as the Reading & Northern's Locomotive 425 hustles her express passenger train out of the Lehigh Gorge, towa... (more)