After spinning the train in Pittston, the Lehigh Gorge Special returns to Jim Thorpe for a layover before taking on the final leg of the trip back to Allentown.
Jim Thorpe is one of the most scenic towns in the northeastern United States. The only thing that could make the town even better is a visit by a genuine Lima built S-2 class 2-8-4 Berkshire. This... (more)
The Stampede Pass is an ex NP dome car that is mid-restoration. It provided First Class seating for this weekend's NKP 765 trips.
Nickel Plate Road No. 765 leads an Allentown-Pittston Junction round trip north through the Lehigh Gorge on Norfolk Southern trackage. This was the second of two trips held during the weekend.
NKP 765 owned by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society makes a fantastic entrance into Jim Thorpe PA. Here their passengers will detrain for 1.5 hours to explore the picturesque city.
NKP #765 heads north through Glen Onoko in the Lehigh Gorge State Park.
NS 957 with the NKP 765 heads through Glen Onoko Park
NKP #765 has just ducked under the COAL interlocking signals in the Lehigh Gorge State Park. #765 would lay over in Jim Thorpe for an hour and a half before beginning the trip back to Allentown.
While chasing 765 today. The Reading and Northern bike train arrives for it's trip
LGSR SD50 426 will soon couple onto the passenger train, in preparation for the 1:00 p.m. departure.
The 11:00 a.m. Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway excursion train is departing the former CNJ Jim Thorpe station.
Canadian Pacific 259 roars through the Lehigh Gorge in scenic Northeastern PA on its way north to Binghamton, NY. With the NS takeover of all CP operations south of Albany, NY, in less than 50days... (more)
CP 259 heads North through the rock cut in Glen Onoko
LGSR #426 is about to duck under the newly operating signals at COAL inside the Lehigh Gorge State Park. The cantilever is ex-Reading and is originally from Schuylkill Haven.
R&N #425 crosses the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe on an afternoon return trip through the Gorge and back to the town of Mountain Top, PA.