With e Reading & Northern Ramble laid over in Jim Thorpe for almost 4 hours, one needs to find something to kill the time. During the lay over back in May, my kids and I did some hiking in the Le... (more)
With wheel slips aplenty due to the heavy rain, Reading & Northern charges across the Marian Ave crossing near Barnesville, PA with a train of 50 empty hoppers in tow. The train was being run as a... (more)
Rods Down & Gettin' Outta Town - After a 3+ hour layover for passengers to explore the town of Jim Thorpe, Reading & Northern T-1 #2102 departs headed back for Reading at the Yard Limits of Jim Th... (more)
Now in the teeth of the grade and battling wet rails in the midst of a heavy downpour, T-1 #2102 puts on an impressive display of big steam power as it brings upgrade through the "S" cur... (more)
After dropping 19 car loads of passengers at the station in downtown Jim Thorpe, Reading & Northern T-1 #2102 turns the train on the wye utilizing the "new" connection between the Readin... (more)
Former Reading T-1 #2102 leads a 19 car Reading & Northern Ramble past the dual mast signal at "MULLER". This is the first Ramble of 2102's reborn career, and it drew thousands of rail f... (more)
After a dreary morning run to Jim Thorpe, the sun has joined the thousands out chasing former Reading T-1 #2102 pulling its first Ramble of its reborn career, The train is seen here approaching th... (more)
After reversing at the interlocking east of MORRIS Tower, Extra 52 shoves the 8 SEPTA electrics on a track for pick up by COnrail Shared Assets who will deliver them to their final resting place.
End Of The Line - After years of serving commuters in the Philadelphia area, SEPTA's AEM-7 (and sole ALP-44 motor) are taking one last ride up the Northeast Corridor. This time it is to be sent to... (more)
Just a few miles south of where George Washington made his famous crossing of the Delaware River, the 12 car CSX OCS train led by 3 former Amtrak F40PHs crosses into New jersey from Yardley, PA on... (more)
Reading & Northern T-1 #2102 thunders out of the "tunnel" (in actuality it is a culvert under Rt. 93) north of the town of Nesquehoning. The sound at this location was deafing, and gave ... (more)
After a leisurely run from North Reading to Tamaqua, former-Reading T-1 #2102 digs into the grade as it heads towards the tunnel north of Tamaqua with 50 empty hoppers in tow on the former Reading... (more)
Making its first westbound revenue run, Amtrak ACS-64 #662 rips through Levittown, PA sporting its new scheme advertising Train Sim World 2.
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.