In the early morning hours of Monday, January 9, 2015, the Reading and Northern "Reading Turn" is parked on the Main Line in Tamaqua Yard. The #2532 is the most recent of the GP39RNs to ... (more)
RBMN 5049 creeps out of the White Haven Tunnel after walking the Air Products High and Wide through. With feet and inches of clearance APEX took it very slow to make sure that clearance was kept.
"The Old Men Shed" situated adjacent to the R&N Main Line and Vine Street in Tamaqua was once my home away from home as a kid. I spent many days hanging out at the playground (and sittin... (more)
Passing the infamous "Pulpit Rock" the PNEX-16 pulls an empty Crude Oil train through Pulpit Rock Siding and into Port Clinton proper. Railroad photography off of this bridge has been a ... (more)
An empty Crude Oil train fights upgrade at East Mahanoy Junction onto the M&S Branch. A late morning Port Clinton Extra crew picked this train up at North Reading Yard and is moving it north for t... (more)
Pulling her first trips after rebuilding, Reading & Northern 425 storms up the Lehigh Gorge, as seen from far below in the river.
A deep freeze has settled into the Mahanoy Valley as a Tamaqua Extra crew has completed switching empty hopper cars at Mahanoy City Yard. The steam from the Gilberton Power Company co-generation f... (more)
The R&N turn to Conrail's Reading yard has just returned to home rails with a long string of empty hoppers. After some more hoppers on the siding are added, 8850 HP of 4-axle U-boats will take th... (more)
Engineer Jeff Knadler bringing PNEX-31 into Zehners.
Reading and Northern Pacific #425 skirts through the countryside of beautiful Schuylkill County with a Santa Clause Special out of Tamaqua.
With a beautiful blanket of snow covering the Anthracite Coal Region, the southbound "Mountain Job" descends the grade of the M&S Branch at Barnesville, PA. A short distance ahead lays t... (more)
After picking up Santa Claus, R&N 425 heads to Minersville for a rendezvous with CNJ 113.
The 3pm excursion out of Tamaqua heads out of town as the MCPN-20 "Mountain Job" crew waits for their passage so that they can head to the Greenwood Running Track to spot some coal empti... (more)