On a beautiful late Spring day Reading and Northern 425 crosses the Lehigh River as it pulls the 3pm excursion train into the Lehigh Gorge.
During some of her first public outings of the year, Reading & Northern 425 crosses the Lehigh River, by means of this high-standing structure.
Summer of 2020, Side by Side. Before the first trip on August 15, 2020, Reading and Northern Railroad fans were treated to a nice impromptu photo shoot. RBMN 425 (Baldwin, 4-6-2) was gettin... (more)
Reading & Northern 4-6-2 425 has its 14 car train and SD50 helper moving right along as it storms upgrade out of picturesque Nesquehoning, PA and past the KME Fire Truck Plant on its return trip ... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 reverses towards its consist in a cloud of steam on a beautiful September morning.
Reading & Northern 425 releases steam before reversing to prepare for the second day of Labor Day Weekend excursions for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway.
Jim Thorpe is a bustling tourist town nestled within the scenic mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. A railroad, the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, with an accompanying steam locomotive completes... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 'wakes up' for the morning, as the locomotive hostler finishes his overnight shift, starting to stoke the fire for the day's excursions.
"Before the Storm" One of the loudest, if not, the loudest, steam locomotive in the United States, R&N 425, simmers quietly in Jim Thorpe. She builds pressure shortly before coupling up ... (more)
Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 No. 425 and its consist arrive in the historic town of Jim Thorpe, PA as part of round trip Fall foliage excursion from Port Clinton, PA and return. This overview of th... (more)
Engineer Ryan Bausher moves 425 for the first time in the morning, "waking up" the locomotive.
RBMN 425 leads a Lehigh Gorge train out of Jim Thorpe PA.
Reading & Northern 425 couples up to its train as life goes on in the town of Jim Thorpe and as RBMN 5018 rests on a siding.
Reading and Northern 425 crosses the Lehigh River as it pulls its train into the Lehigh Gorge. Rafters below in the river take advantage of great river conditions and sunny skies on a picture perf... (more)
Reading & Northern #425 and EMD SD-50 #5018 pose side by side in front of the "witch's hat" of the Jim Thorpe Train Station. 5018 was acquired in 2019, and was repainted just before this... (more)