Now drifting downgrade, R&N 425 has just met one of the day's Hometown High Bridge trains at Ametek, on the west side of Nesquehoning. The fall colors were ablaze in the Lehigh Valley on this day.
RBMN #3050 brings up the rear of the Hometown High Bridge train on October 11th, 2015. #3050 was repainted a few weeks ago and you can almost smell the paint through the picture!
Reading and Northern 425 rounds a corner surrounded by the first of fall color
Reading & Northern SD38 #2003 rolls through the fall foliage near Nesquehoning as it leads a Jim Thorpe to Hometown (High Bridge) excursion on the former Central of New Jersey Nesquehoning Valley ... (more)
The Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 Pacific #425 pulls their annual Autumn Leaf Train Excursions from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe and return, here we see them northbound while the Hometown High Bridge t... (more)
Reading & Northern's #425 is surrounded by the colors of fall as she slows for a meet with a southbound passenger train near Nesquehoning on a beautiful autumn day in the mountains of eastern Penn... (more)
The Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 Pacific #425 pulls their annual Autumn Leaf Train Excursions from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe and return, here we see them returning southbound at the Industrial Road... (more)
Reading And Northern crew member is lubricating the bell ringer on 425
One of R&Ns newest engines(new to the Railroad at least) GP30u 2430 takes the deadhead of the Vosburg Flyer, a photo freight train that ran on May 3. 2430 is seen here taking the freight cars and ... (more)
Engineer Chris Bost is at the helm of Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 #425 as it leads a Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe fall foliage passenger special along the former CNJ Nesquehoning Valley Branch at Nes... (more)
425 makes a run to Nesquehoning where the local fire dept. tops her off with water for her return trip to Port Clinton
425 drifts downgrade passed Lake Hauto as she nears Jim Thorpe
The Autumn Leaf Excursion simmers at Nesquehoning awaiting a diesel powered Hometown Trestle excursion heading the opposite direction.
The fourth and final Autumn Leaf excursion of the season rolls through small town Pennsylvania on its way back from Jim Thorpe to Port Clinton.
This section of rail is 94 years and 8 months old, but still supports trains on the Reading & Northern (former CNJ) at Nesquehoning.