Chicago's Union Station
Work began on this station in 1913 followed by its opening twelve years later on May 16, 1925. It was built by the Chicago Union Station Company which was formed ... (more)
Boston & Albany 4-4-0 "Marmora" #39
This 4-4-0 American was built for passenger service in 1873 for the Boston & Albany, It is the sole surviving example of an "Eddy Clock" locomotive,... (more)
Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4006
It's not quite 8 am and Union Pacific Big Boy #4006 basks in the glow of the early morning light at the St Louis Museum of Transportation. With no luck... (more)
Boston & Providence Railroad 4-4-0 "Daniel Nason" & Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe 2-10-4 No. 5011
The oldest steam locomotive in the MOT collection and one of the oldest surviving lo... (more)
Northern Central's 4-4-0 #17 arrives with 3 cars in consist at New Freedom, PA. Interestingly, the original NCRY depot still exists and has been beautifully restored but serves as a restaurant an... (more)
Northern Central's 4-4-0 #17 brings a three car train south on a return trip to New Freedom, PA.
Northern Central's 4-4-0 #17 arrives with a 3 car consist from York, PA making a station stop at Hanover Junction, before proceeding south to Baltimore, MD. Or, Steam Into History's own "T... (more)
A man and his horse take pause by Northern Central's 4-4-0 steam engine. Though most might try their best to exclude spectators from a scene such as this, I elected to let them stay and include t... (more)
Northern Central Railway's 4-4-0 "The York", built in '13 prepares for departure from the town of Glen Rock, PA. To the right, behind the engine is Railroad: Northern Central RailwayLocomotive: Steam 4-4-0Location: Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NCRY 17Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 24, 2015
Reading G-1sa Pacific #111 - Built by the Reading Company
The 10th preserved Reading built steam engine that you never knew about - yes, it's a scale model, but this 1930's functional... (more)
The Reading "Black Diamond" Steam Engine
The Reading "Black Diamond" is a steam powered inspection engine. Though an oddity in the railroad business, several lines had such examples, the... (more)
Where are they now?
When we last saw RDG #900, the engine was on display at Reading & Northern's small yard at Leesport, PA. #900 has since been moved north to a larger facility in Hambu... (more)
I've always found it fascinating to follow the timeline of preserved equipment through the years. For those Reading fans out there, and those that have wondered - RDG... (more)
The Reading Company in East Stroudsburg, PA
In the Summer of 2010, the Reading Company Technical and Historical Society #902 and the Philadelphia Chapter of the NRHS #903 participated in ... (more)
Amtrak - Now servicing Scranton, PA!
Well, perhaps not just yet! However, Amtrak did make an appearance (once again) in Scranton at Steamtown in September of 2010 as part of the National... (more)