R&N #425 explores the Lehigh Gorge on the first of a series of excursion over Labor Day weekend.
R&N leads an excursion past the rock cut and into the Lehigh Gorge State Park.
Last Train Out! The R&N 425's last appearance on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway concluded with the 3PM train charging through the Jim Thorpe Yard.
The REALLY Blue Comet! R&N 425 leads a morning train through Lehigh Gorge State park on Labor Day.
Well rested, bell clanging, and ready to begin a new series of excursions into the Gorge on July 4th, 2010.
RBMN #425 spends the night under steam at the depot. bw
Reading & Northern #425 simmers under a starry Summer sky. bw
R&N #425 makes it's way past the rock cut as it enters the Lehigh Gorge.
Pusher service! Reading and Northern brings out it's blue Pacific to help push a heavy freight train through the Gorge and onto White Haven, PA. Yeah, that's it. That's the ticket!
Deeper and deeper into the Gorge, R&N #425 finds her way to the wall that once carried trains of the Lehigh Valley Railroad.
R&N #425 along with her matching blue consist traverse the Lehigh River on an evening excursion into the highly scenic Gorge.
R&N #425 makes it's way into the Lehigh Gorge State Park going at it solo on this July 4th goreous day.
First train out of Dodge. Make that Jim Thorpe - July 3rd, 2010, 11 AM - exactly.
R&N #425, in a CNJ-like Blue Comet livery now complete with matching blue consist, travels over former Lehigh line trackage. To the left, is the old 1912 CNJ alignment which was built to bypass t... (more)
The Turn Hole Tunnel: Constructed in 1866 by the Lehigh and Susquehanna Railroad, this tunnel eventually became part of the CNJ and carried the line's two track main into Railroad: Central Railroad of New JerseyLocomotive: N/ALocation: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: N/ATrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 04, 2010