Night Hostler Richard Butterworth keeps Reading 2102 hot for its excursion in the early morning hours.
Engineer Ryan Bausher waits in Reading & Northern 802 for the signal to proceed with pulling Reading 2102 out of the steam shop.
Engineer Ryan Bausher opens Reading 2102's throttle while crew member Larry Curvey keeps an eye on the track ahead as the locomotive begins to reverse 16 miles to pick up its train in Reading.
Reading 2102 charges out of Port Clinton with its 16-car train in tow.
A pair of SW8s sit in Port Clinton yard on a quiet Sunday morning.
Crew members Shane Frederickson and Ryan Bausher discuss matters shortly before Reading & Northern 802 drags Reading 2102 out of the Steam Shop.
Engineer Shane Frederickson looks down as he primes the injector on Reading 2102 shortly before departing Port Clinton.
Engineer Shane Frederickson watches Reading 2102's air compressors steam as the locomotive is prepared for its excursion.
40 Years of Service. On August 9, 2023 the unit was spotted for the railroads up coming Iron horse rambles. What started off as a small branch line from Temple, Pa to Hamburg, Pa has now grown int... (more)
This regional railroad's pride is evident in looking at its GP38-2 no. 2023. It was obviously parked on display for Port Clinton passengers to see while waiting for the Iron Horse Ramble from Read... (more)
Reading 2102 opens its cylinder cocks as it is prepared for its second Iron Horse Ramble excursion of 2023.
Night Hostler Chuck Trusdell prepares Reading 2102's engineer-side air compressor as the locomotive is readied for its first Ramble of 2023.
Night Hostler Chuck Trusdell inspects Reading 2102's fireman-side air compressor as it starts up.
The North Reading Fast Freight "America's Freight Train" pulls North by the Reading & Northern Shops in Port Clinton Pennsylvania. The RBMN 3059 leads a five unit consist pulling by the ... (more)
Engineer Shane Frederickson keeps a close eye on Reading 2102 as it is dragged out of the Steam Shops.