1987 Railfan Weekend on the BM&R.
Passengers board a Souderton Railroad Days excursion at the station in Souderton, Pennsylvania. When the train heads north for Quakertown, Reading GP30 will be trailing the train, and will pull i... (more)
Recently restored by the Reading Technical & Historical Society, Reading GP30 5513 leads a Souderton Railroad Days excursion under Route 309 at the Telford Middle Siding in Telford, Pennsylvania.
Restored Reading GP30 5513 is in passenger service on the Blue Mountain and Reading, running south through Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania.
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)
Reading Technical & Historical Society’s restored GP30 leads a Souderton Railroad days excursion south (timetable east) on the former Reading North Penn branch at Rockhill, Pennsylvania. The windo... (more)
Reading Technical & Historical Society’s GP30 leads a Blue Mountain and Reading passenger train across the 100 year old stone arch bridge spanning Maiden Creek between Temple and Leesport, Pennsyl... (more)
Smoke at both ends – Celebrating the centennial of Souderton, Pennsylvania, Reading GP30 5513 is working to wheel the Souderton Railroad Days excursion past the Telford freight house. Providing th... (more)
Reading 5513, the first production GP30, was one of the stars of the 1986 Blue Mountain & Reading railfan weekend. Here it pauses with a short photo freight near the Temple station.
"I haven't seen one of those here in a while!" It's certainly been close to ten years since a Reading-painted road unit has travelled the North Penn branch. Although this Quakertown family seems i... (more)
Where are they now?
I've always found it fascinating to follow the timeline of preserved equipment through the years. For those Reading fans out there, and those that have wondered - RDG... (more)
Two of the historic diesels owned by the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society get out to strut their stuff on a fantrip on the Reading & Northern.
One of the first in the Reading Company Technical and Historical Society's collection. Shown here during an open house at Reading Shops and running on the Blue Mountain and Reading.
Reading GP30 No 5513 at an unknown location by an unknown photographer.
Postscript Nov 2012. We now know that this photo was taken in the Western Maryland Yard at Hagerstown, Maryland. Thanks Jim... (more)