The Reading and Northern’s corporate roots are the Blue Mountain & Reading, a 13-mile short line connecting Hamburg with a connection with Conrail at Temple, Pennsylvania. Later developing an excu... (more)
In the days before she was blue, Blue Mountain & Reading 4-6-2 425 drifts through Rockhill, Pennsylvania during a Souderton Railroad Days excursion.
Former PRR E8s owned by BM&R are on display in restored PRR Tuscan red with gold pinstripes livery for its 1986 Railfan Weekend.
Bringing up the markers on a Blue Mountain & Reading Temple, Pennsylvania – Philadelphia excursion is BM&R observation car 300. The passengers seem to be enjoying the view from the platform as the... (more)
Riding behind Reading T-1 No. 2102 in 1985, from Temple, PA to Jim Thorpe, PA. The trip commemorated the 40th anniversary of the building of the first T-1 in the Reading Shops in 1945.
RBMN does the return trip tender first creating a nice over/under scene.
This shot is of RBMN 425 as it champs the grade at the River Trestle. Wading my way through the currents was a nice way to cool off for the day.
We found NRFF!
Ex-Gulf, Mobile, and Northern No. 425 in 1986, backing down onto a Santa Claus Special on the Blue Mountain & Reading Railroad at South Hamburg. No. 425, built by Baldwin in 1928, has 69" dr... (more)
Blue Mountain & Reading Railfan NW2 413 has a small maintenance of way train with a single flat car rolling south from South Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
Water time for 2102 at Hamburg.