We are at or near the highest point (elev. 1676') on the Jersey Central (CNJ). The EMD SD35s with a westbound freight have just met a Lehigh Valley eastbound, and are beginning the steep descent... (more)
R&N #425 makes an appearance in her new "Gulf and Mobile" inspired livery under a spectacular sky at Mountain Top, PA. This was one of the few, if only time the Sun broke free of what had been a ... (more)
Nickel Plate #765 ducks under a former CNJ signal bridge just ahead of Reading & Northern's Penobscot yard while on excursion from Pittstown Junction to Allentown, PA. This was the first of two e... (more)
A detail shot of Reading and Northern #425's centered number board and headlight.
R&N #425 rumbles past Penobscot Tower in the town of Mountain Top, PA en route to Jim Thorpe.
R&N #425 coasts through a grade crossing in Crestwood, PA while en route from Duryea, PA (just south of Scranton) to Jim Thorpe. It's late September and the leaves have already started to turn co... (more)
Four twenty five.
Reading & Northern #425 approaching Kirby Avenue southbound pulling an excursion train from Mountain Top (Penobscot Yard) to Jim Thorpe and return.
425 gets underway as she pulls out of Mountain Top,PA.
425 ran a trip from Duryea,PA to Jim Thorpe,PA. This was 425's first public mainline trip since October of 2010. She couldn't have sounded or looked any better! Glad to have 425 back!
A "green carpet" is rolled out for #425 as she roars through Mountain Top, PA.
425 puts on a deafening show roaring over the grade at Mountain Top through a deep rock cut. The photo cannot possibly do justice to this fantastic machine running wide open at track speed on a st... (more)
R&N PILE is close to the the end of the uphill climb as it nears Solomon's Gap on the Lehigh Line. It's heading south to the NS interchange at Lehighton.
The Crestwood Drill's (PECW) conductor hands paperwork up to the conductor of the passing PILE at Mountain Top, site of the R&N's Penobscot Yard.