T'was the Night before Charter
While many patrons of an upcoming Lerro Productions charter were relaxing late at night in their rooms, things were a stir at the roundhouse in Port Clinton... (more)
Wilkes-Barre by Nightfall!
A late evening train from Allentown, PA arrives at Jim Thorpe, PA, taking pause before continuing on through to Wilkes-Barre, PA.
A Lerro Producti... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 performs a run-by across the Hometown High Bridge as part of the Lerro Productions Photo Charter.
This short, but effective, tunnel on the ex-CNJ Nesquehoning Valley Branch under Hunter Street became a highlight of the two-day photo charter, mainly for the ability to shoot inside, which became... (more)
Two friends of mine were visiting RAF Mildenhall for training, so as a gesture of kindness I took them to London on a weekend. There was a steam special from Ipswich I kept close tabs on, so as a ... (more)
It cost £35 for a two hour stint with the Flying Scotsman , around $50. Quite a few thought that it was worth it even though it stayed motionless for the whole time. Here, some railfans mill aroun... (more)
Inside the boiler of L&N 4-6-2 #152, Kentucky Railway Museum volunteer Rob Minton inspects the work that has been done. All of the tubes and flues have been removed from inside the boiler in prepa... (more)
Flying Scotsman again, sitting in the yard of the National Railway museum in York.In the background is York Minster which was started in 1220 AD though there has been a church on the site since 67... (more)
Ex-GM&N 4-6-2 No. 425 rests at the Port Clinton shops of the Reading & Northern, between a freshly shopped GP30, and an SD40-2. 425 is waiting on some shop time for some minor repairs, and a brill... (more)
Church Road - MM 106.0. The Reading & Northern's famous "Four-and-a-Quarter" hustles toward the rural crossing at Church Road in the tiny hamlet of Quakake, PA, under a threatenin... (more)
For a fairly expensive fee members of the public were allowed two hours in the company of newly restored Flying Scotsman last night. Sad thing was that it simply stood in the yard whilst photograp... (more)
Having received clearance for departure, the engineer throttles No. 425 and pulls out of the station at Jim Thorpe early one cool February morning, bound for Port Clint... (more)
Blast from the Past
Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 Pacific charges out of the tunnel at Tamaqua crossing over the Little Schuylkill River while en route to Jim Thorpe, PA.
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Hometown Trestle - MM 107.5. With a few flakes in the air from an impending snowstorm, the Reading & Northern's Locomotive 425 stretches her legs on the massive steel trestle just west of t... (more)
Storming through Tamaqua. Reading & Northern Locomotive 425 charges past the historic station building in downtown Tamaqua, PA with an express passenger train destined for Jim Thorpe.