Odd doubleheader of a 4-6-2 and an 0-6-0 (CNJ 113) on old Reading Lines trackage in the coal regions of Pennsylvania
Reading and Northern 425 prepares to take a spin on the turntable at Jim Thorpe with the future JTEX power behind it, including a former CSX SD50.
Reading and Northern 425 brings the Autumn Leaf Excursion into Jim Thorpe on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The JTEX power and train lays over in the yard behind the turntable.
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Hometown High Bridge 10:30 am excursion returns to Jim Thorpe with a pair of former NS high hood GP38-2s bracketing two LGSR coaches.
R&N Pacific 425 powers the Reading and Northern's Autumn Leaf through Zehners, PA as droves of railfans photograph and follow the train along the adjacent main road.
"Taking a Spin"
RBMN 425 let's loose a scream from the whistle that echoes marvelously off the surrounding hills as it saunters slowly past Lake Huato.
Reading and Northern's Autumn Leaf begins the trek back to Reading Outer Station behind the 425 as a Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway train off the Lehigh Division stops waiting to shove back to Jim Th... (more)
RN 425 charges past a traffic jam, preparing to load passengers for the return trip to Reading during the October 19th fall colors special.
RN 425 simmers outside the Reading and Northern steam shops before another day of excursions the following day.
On it's last fall foliage run for the year, RBMN 425 bursts out from the tunnel under route 93 in Nesquehoning, PA. The east bound train is now very near its turning point at Jim Thorpe, PA.
Reading and Northern 4-6-2 425 leads the railroad Fall Foliage Excursion across the 1000ft long Hometown High Bridge on a beautiful fall day
Reading and Northern's Autumn Leaf climbing Hometown Hill past a marsh near Greenwood Lake. The train will soon be cresting the hill and soaring over the massive Hometown Trestle.
Reading and Northern's Autumn Leaf wastes no time on the return trip to Reading, as the 425 pours out black smoke while hustling out of Nesquehoning past Ametek Plastics.
After bringing the Autumn Leaf into Jim Thorpe, Reading and Northern 425 heads to the turntable to spin around for the trip back to Reading. Behind the steamer in the yard is the JTEX power and tr... (more)