It's not too often you see a Pennsy caboose, a Jersey Central F3, and a big blue Pacific side by side, but the scene seems rather fitting based on Jim Thorpe's colorful history as a town where man... (more)
Three engines, three different paint schemes. Reading & Northern SD40-2 3055 and SD50 5014 lead 4-6-2 425 across the Lehigh River and into Jim Thorpe on the return ferry move from Pittston ... (more)
This is about the closest one can come to replicating what it once was like meeting an inbound train to Jim Thorpe from aboard an outbound train. The second bridge over the beautiful Lehigh River ... (more)
Overhang! The RBMN steam crew looks on to make sure 425 successfully completes her spin on the turntable keeping "Safety First" as the tender flanks say. They managed to fit the 4-6-2 and both of ... (more)
425's helper diesels await her return at the unique Jim Thorpe station.
Time stands still for Jersey Central's venerable F3's... Come to ground level, click HERE or Railroad: Jersey CentralLocomotive: EMD F3(A)Location: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: CNJ 56-57Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: January 17, 2009
"CNJ" F3A units 57 and 56 sit outside the former CNJ station in Jim Thorpe after a February snowfall. Currently, these engines are not being used. Hopefully, their respective historical group owne... (more)
Handsome SD50 5022 leading the Leigh Gorge Scenic Railway back to Jim Thorpe during a soaking downpour while passing the long abandoned Nesquehoning tower. The bridge the train is coming off was e... (more)
425 makes a reverse move back into Jim Thorpe on her way to the turntable to be turned for the return trip to Port Clinton, making plenty of smoke in the process.
Ex-CNJ 1554, later owned by George Hart's Rail Tours Incorporated, now sits in a dead line in the Jim Thorpe yard near the turntable.
425's builder's plate and superheater plate.
#425 takes a spin on the turn table in Jim Thorpe. This is the first time in a while that anything, let a lone a steam locomotive has been turned here - even if they do have to use a backhoe to mo... (more)