We found NRFF!
Getting set to move onto the turntable, 425 clears its' cylinders of water and steam.
Starting the day, 425 gets a tow to the turntable from 1546.
Reading & Northern 425 moves for the first time in the morning. With engineer Chad Frederickson at the throttle, excess water and steam is cleared out of the cylinders as they begin to move.
The second Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train of the day returns to Jim Thorpe, passing bikers on the Lehigh Gorge Trail and the solar powered signal at MP 126. Motive power is former NS 5070 of SO... (more)
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen cutting across "The New Bridge" as the scenic train has pulled into the clear. The Fast Freight will then take the old CN... (more)
The Lehigh Gorge scenic train is seen passing the switch at "River" arriving back in Jim Thorpe. The train is traveling along the old CNJ trackage. The line below is a former Lehigh Vall... (more)
RBMN 2013 departs Jim Thorpe station with the first Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train of the day. RBMN 425 Baldwin 4-6-2 and RBMN SD50-2 are on display on yard tracks.
During a string of surprise excursions, Reading Blue Mountain and Northern 425 is found here resting in the quiet evening light of Jim Thorpe, With the station spire in the background. Reading and... (more)
The last of 4 trips this day of the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway up the Lehigh River gorge crosses the Lehigh River and the bridge over the former Lehigh Valley Railroad, now NS Lehigh Line, with R... (more)
As bicyclists in the Lehigh Gorge State Park enjoy their recreational activities, the mighty 425 charges northward with the 11:00am tourist excursion.
Diesels With Saftey Stripes
The Lehigh Gorge Railway Bike Train arrives back at Jim Thorpe Station with an ex-NS GP38 with a previously proprietary "Admiral Cab." To the right of the Bik... (more)
The 425 excursion backs into Jim Thorpe Station after it's 1:00PM excursion as newly acquired ex-CSX SD50-2 sits in display with the new paint scheme that all 4 of the railr... (more)
I'm Baaaaaack!!!! After a prolonged battle with the town of Jim Thorpe, an agreement was struck allowing the Reading and Northern and the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway to run trips out of the small ... (more)
Reading & Northern SD50 3018 in fresh paint, on display, at Jim Thorpe, Pa.