Philadelphia & Reading 4-6-0 "Camelback" number 600 is seen leading two cars at 25 MPH near Albion New Jersey on August 11th 1932. Thank you, Gord Young from Peterborough Canada, for the very inte... (more)
Our last shot of a Reading – Philadelphia excursion with CP 4-6-0 972 was at the bridge over the Schuylkill River at Cumru, Pennsylvania. Seen under the bridge at the extreme left is a portion o... (more)
Two years after SEPTA discontinued passenger service to Reading, two passenger trains met at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Chapter NRHS sponsored a Phila... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia round trip excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad makes a brief stop at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
George Hart’s former Canadian Pacific ten-wheeler stretches its legs on Conrail’s former Reading main line at Linfield, Pennsylvania. Lettered for the Philadelphia and Reading, P&R 972 is on t... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway rolls west through Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. George Hart’s former Canadian Pacifi... (more)
The Reading Company sesquicentennial Reading – Philadelphia excursion trip crosses the 1856 Schuylkill River Viaduct in the West Falls section of Philadelphia. The viaduct is one leg of a wye, a... (more)
While out shooting the Reading Company sesquicentennial Reading – Philadelphia excursion trip, a friend and I tried to time our arrival at Flat Rock tunnel just ahead of the train. We arrived to... (more)
The Reading Company sesquicentennial Reading – Philadelphia excursion trip rolls east at Port Kennedy, Pennsylvania.
When the Delaware & Hudson celebrated its sesquicentennial in 1973, there were no D&H steam survivors, so Reading 4-8-4 2102 was fitted with “elephant ears” smoke deflectors and renumbered 302... (more)
On the next-to-last day of summer, 1981, the last rays of sun bathe the 1902 Philadelphia & Reading Railway station in Lansdale, PA. Conrail still operates all Philadelphia commuter rail service, ... (more)