Northeast Pennsylvania Railroad Survivor
This station is located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, at the terminus of SEPTA's Lansdale/ Doylestown line, former Reading Lines. It was notmore)
Rushland Station. This station was built in 1890 by the Reading Company along its New Hope branch line which terminated at New Hope, home of today's New Hope & Ivy Railroad. The railroad closed ... (more)
The Reading owned a dozen of Alco's handsome Century 630s. RDG 5301 posed at the joint RDG/CNJ engine terminal in Bethlehem, PA, on a spring day.
Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102 leads a Philadelphia-bound excursion through Valley Junction on the Reading Belt Line. The train is coming from Belt Line Junction, and will travel on the Belt Line to Birds... (more)
In September, 1985, the Reading Technical & Historical Society ran newly-acquired T-1 4-8-4 2102 on a series of excursions to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the outshopping of the T-1. The No... (more)
On a misty early spring day, a pair of Reading Century 424s lead an eastbound piggyback train along the freight line parallel to the Schuylkill Expressway on the outskirts of Philadelphia. I think... (more)
Historic, majestic and thankfully preserved....
Today's 1929 built Reading Company North Broad Street Station sits obscured behind large trees planted by the City of Philadelphia.
A ... (more)
A crew of military servicemen from the United States Army Transportation Corps stage a load at a yard in Strasburg, PA in preparation for movement to the port the following day. USATC 2-6-0 No. 8... (more)
Bethlehem Steel MU No. 800
"On July 26, 1931, regularly scheduled, electric train service began to suburban Philadelphia communities, and electric multiple-unit passenger cars w... (more)
SEPTA's Bethayres station, former Reading Company - built back in 1876, still in service today with not only a manned ticket office, but a breezeway as well! Classy!
Possibly the last passenger train to visit Quakertown, Pennsylvania, the Souderton Railroad Days special pauses before returning to Souderton. Most onlookers are at the other end of the tra... (more)
Still standing along the Reading Company North Penn Branch is the Rock Hill water tank. I believe that this is the last remaining Reading water tank. Today, the East Penn operates this line.
Former Reading Company Shops switcher #1251, a home built shop switcher, class of 1918.
Newly-restored Reading C630 5308 stands on a Blue Mountain & Reading siding in Temple, Pennsylvania.
The 1986 Blue Mountain & Reading railfan weekend featured a constant schedule of two trains operating between Temple and Hamburg, Pennsylvania, meeting at Leesport. Here a northbound (timetable we... (more)