The North Reading Fast Freight emerges from the North end of the 926 foot long Tamaqua Tunnel. Built in 1854 by the Philadelphia and Reading RR for the primary purpose of moving Anthracite Coal.
The North Reading Fast Freight "America's Freight Train" pulls North by the Reading & Northern Shops in Port Clinton Pennsylvania. The RBMN 3059 leads a five unit consist pulling by the ... (more)
RBMN 3068 leads a NRFF over the Mountain after dark now with Summer fading and Fall now here the light is becoming hard to come by, so why not create your own! This photograph was taken at Solomon... (more)
RBMN 3051 leading the NRFF in golden hour over the grade at Solomon's Gap where the will begin the descent to Pittston, PA.
RBMN 3051 leading the NRFF on a sunny afternoon out of the north portal of Tamaqua Tunnel.
RBMN 3059 freshly painted leading the NRFF over the Lehigh River in White Haven at a location known as Bridgeport.
With a heat wave running from coast to coast, the Lehigh Gorge felt especially toasty, as Reading & Northerns prized NRFF wayfreight cruises through Jim Thorpe with one of the two Fast Freight pai... (more)
The NB NRFF at East Mahanoy Jct with the special painted Fast Freight 5019 leading the way
Shortly after passing through White Haven tunnel, the northbound NRFF rolls along the R&N's Lehigh Division at a location known as Bergers in the Lehigh Valley days,
The northbound NRFF, with SD50-2 #5019 making its first revenue run after sitting on display around the system, passes the tower at Penobscot.
The northbound NRFF, with SD50-2 #5019 making its first revenue run after sitting on display around the system, crosses the Lehigh River at Jim Thorpe at RIVER. The train is exiting the Reading Di... (more)
The NB NRFF with a former NS Admiral Cab SD40-2 along with 5018 trailing, pulls upgrade through the searchlight signals at East Mahanoy Jct.
After crossing over the newly constructed bridge, connecting the Reading Line and Lehigh Line (making NRFF more efficient), EMD SD40-2 notches upgrade under the signal CP Coal.
We found NRFF!
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen poassing through Mountain Top at the location the railroad refers to as Penobscot.