A sprinkling of fall color on a nice afternoon can be seen in the former CNJ yard at Jim Thorpe, PA as R&N #425 heads back to the station to couple up to her train for the return trip back to Port... (more)
For over thirty years, before the Reading & Northern came to town, George Hart’s Rail Tours, Inc. provided excursions out of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. Here passengers prepare to board a train pull... (more)
Reading and Northern 425 storms through Glen Onoko in the Lehigh Gorge with a photographers special in February 2016. A line of snow squalls kept photographers cold, and busy capturing rare shots ... (more)
All hands on deck! R&N #425's crew is busy getting the former GM&O pacific ready for the afternoon run back to Port Clinton and the Outer Station in Reading, PA.
Happy Halloween! LGSR 426 pauses with its train as passengers disembark from one of the days excursions.
The first annual Reading and Northern Autumn Leaf excursion arrives at Jim Thorpe, PA, with Pacific 425 and SD40-2 3052 lead the way towards the station, which lies just around the corner.
"Jim Thorpe Arrival"
Westbound Conrail train ALCG (Allentown – Corning) passes the parking lot of the Acme supermarket in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. The Lehigh Valley’s Mauch Chunk station was located in this area unt... (more)
Cool, damp weather brought out the best of steam for the first of only two days of operations scheduled for this year for No. 425 in the Lehigh Gorge. It returns in October for four trips from th... (more)
The CNJ 56D (actually an ex-BAR unit) is heading west on the Nesquehoning Branch with a fall foliage special.
Leaving Snowy Jim Thorpe. A band of overnight snow showers have pretty much abated as Reading & Northern's #425 takes a passenger train north out of Jim Thorpe Station. The restored CNJ S... (more)
A PRR cabin car sits patiently in the background as the Hogger watches for signals from his brakeman while making switching movements in the east end of the CNJ yard at Jim Thorpe.
Splitting EardrumsReading & Northern's ex-GM&O Pacific has a bit of a reputation for being one really loud locomotive. It doesn't help that the narrow walls of the Lehigh Gorge only... (more)
A pair of R&N SD50s bring train PNFF through downtown Jim Thorpe, PA [Oct. 2016]
As the final passengers board the train towards the end of the platform, the fireman gives 425 a full head of steam for departure, as proven by the popping safety valve. In a few minutes, the 3:00... (more)