A helper sets rolls eastbound (into the scene) through Southampton, located between Glencoe and Foley, to shove another westbound to the crest of Sand Patch grade.
Yet another day dawns for this Reading Company station built in 1892 in Southampton, PA. Civilization is slowly creeping in, however, as witnessed by the new 3-stroy condominiums absent in 2013.... (more)
SEPTA's former Reading built Southampton Station. This station was built in 1892 and is similar in design to three other Reading stations - Churchville, the next station up the line, which is curr... (more)
The Southampton Reading station as it may have looked back in the day when Camelbacks ruled the rails along Philadelphia & Reading's commuter lines.
Railroad: Reading CompanyLocomotive: DepotLocation: Southampton, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: R8Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 22, 2013
Most say there's not a snowball's chance in hell of SEPTA restoring service to the Newtown branch. Well - here's some snow to get things moving along!
A group has been formed (called more)
Southampton Station - located on the SEPTA R8 Fox Chase Line. From Wikipedia: In September 2009, the Southampton-based Pennsylvania Transit Expansion Coalition (PA-TEC) began discussio... (more)
"86 miles to NYC" Or, rather, 5 miles to Newtown, PA. This is what remains of SEPTA's R8 commuter line that was deactivated at Fox Chase where the catenary and electrification ended. Ori... (more)
The intersection of past and present. The SEPTA R8 line, formally the Reading Company, nee the Philadelphia and Newtown. There is hope for service to once again return on this line.
Southampton Station. This station was built by the Reading Company in 1892 and once saw Camelback's and RDC's up and until the time SEPTA stopped serving the line North of Fox Chas... (more)