The former Reading Company station in Hopewell, NJ. The station was built in 1876 by the Delaware and Bound Brook Railroad and last saw passenger service via NJT in 1982. Today, the West Trenton... (more)
Reading Railroad 0-6-0 #1251
This engine is one of 10 remaining Reading Company engines. This engine was the last standard-gauge steam locomotive in daily operation on a class one railroad in t... (more)
Coolest house on the block! SEPTA's former Reading station in Churchville, PA has been leased out to a family who now calls the dormant station their home. No trains come by today, but there are... (more)
Once the land of Reading Camelbacks and at one time, a proposed route from Philadelphia to New York, SEPTA's ex-Reading line to Newtown sits dormant awaiting fate.
Both the Churchville station ... (more)
Most say there's not a snowball's chance in hell of SEPTA restoring service to the Newtown branch. Well - here's some snow to get things moving along!
A group has been formed (called more)
New Reading GP35s lead westbound freight into Falls Yard.
Alpha and Omega. The very first day of the American Freedom Train and the last weekend of Penn Central before Amtrak takes over the NEC. "ATF 1" aka RDG T1 2101 leads a long train over the bridg... (more)
Smoke, steam, and railfans. Getting ready for the trip east to Hartford Michigan, around 7am.
Here you see Reading No. 2124 after her recent asbestos abatement project sporting a fresh paint job bathing in the warm setting Scranton sun. A few hours before I was part of the crew that placed... (more)
One evening in July of 1975 my dad, who would retire in December after 36 years on NYC/PC/CR, got a tip that the 2101, AFT#1, was at the Collinwood yards. We hightailed it there and got a few pics... (more)
A pair of Reading FP7s rest behind the roundhouse at Steamtown looking like they are ready for their next assignment.
Reading Camelback #1187, one of only a few Camelbacks in existence and. more noteworthy, one of only 9 remaining Reading engines (10 if you count a Railroad: Reading CompanyLocomotive: Steam 0-4-0Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: RDG 1187Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 18, 2011
The Reading Lives! These unique "Coal Tubes," once operated by the Glove City Coal Co., still stand near the roadbed of the former Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad. The F... (more)
Heading for Hagerstown. The Reading U30Cs were a handsome engine.
Heading for Hagerstown with mixed Reading and WM power. Usually the power set was pure for one or the other railroad.