Three SD40-2s lug a long Reading Turn south at Miller's Crossing. Today's QARG already had 56 cars and would pick up 38 more at Port Clinton.
Minutes after departing from the Port Clinton station, Reading and Northern's 'Four and a Quarter' begins the first fall foliage trip to Jim Thorpe, seen here preparing to duct underneath the PA R... (more)
The Reading Turn with an SW1500 in tow approaches Miller's Crossing on a Spring afternoon.
With low clouds in the mountains of eastern PA, the Reading & Northern "hardcore railfan special" roars through Molino on its way to Jim Thorpe and beyond.
Nearing the end of her first revenue excursion since being restored to service, 425 rolls through one of the many fields along the former Reading line.
Just outside of Port Clinton, RBMN 425 accelerates up the straightaway to the Rt. 61 bridge and a crowd of about 15 railfans.
Only a few minutes out of Port Clinton, Reading & Northern 425 is already at full roar, literally, as she heads north toward Jim Thorpe with her first public excursion since her rebuild.
Just North of Port Clinton, R&N 425 breaks the silence of this small street as she begins her two day trip across the R&N system with the OCS in tow.
Reading and Northern's QARG heads south to Port Clinton with SD 40-2's 3053, 3051 and 1548 which is an ex Reading SW-1500.