As I followed the Mountain Job (QAMC-04) up from Girardville towards Mount Carmel, I had known beforehand he would of have work in Locus Summit Yard just South of Locus Gap, PA, so while I waited,... (more)
During a November snowstorm, the North Reading Fast Freight rolls by Greenwood Lake with wine cars bound for a distributor in Scranton.
A pair of SD50s gets fueled for their run up to Port Clinton on the day's North Reading Fast Freight. Behind them a Canadian Locomotive Works Ten-Wheeler awaits its next assignment.
PNFF-12 with its duo of SD50s exits the west portal of the Tamaqua Tunnel with a nice coating of snow covering the landscape.
With the deafening roar of two SD50s in notch 8, the Port Clinton Fast Freight puts on a show running northbound at the Tamaqua Tunnel. A few inches of snow blanketed the Appalachians earlier in t... (more)
The Port Clinton Fast Freight zips northward at Miller's Crossing on a windy late-winter day.
R&N 5014 pauses at the Jim Thorpe station while passengers board. The train will bring the people along with their bikes into the Lehigh Gorge where they will detrain and take the bike trail back ... (more)
"Bike Train at Glen Onoko"
A pair of Reading & Northern SD50s, with 5014 leading, power a Fall Foliage special as it makes its way to Jim Thorpe on ex-CNJ trackage. The cabooses on the left are privately owned.
On a perfect fall day a Reading & Northern SD50 waits for the next load of passengers at the Depot.
Hometown High Bridge Built in 1931 by CNJ, 981 feet long and 161 feet high. It is currently used by Reading & Northern. Here a High Bridge Excursion Train is crossing the trestle. Phot... (more)
Final Passenger Train for the Year on The Pottsville Branch In it's hey day, the Reading Company's Main Line to Pottsville used to see 15 passenger trains a day; Today it only sees ... (more)
Since it was a Sunday, there were plenty of people out along the Reading & Northern line to catch the ferry move of 4-6-2 425 and the passenger cars back south to Port Clincton after a Saturday ex... (more)
425's helper diesels await her return at the unique Jim Thorpe station.