Death of Reading & Northern's 3200 Built in 1969 for Southern Pacific before being purchased by Reading & Northern in the 1990's, the 3200 is definitely dead. Here the gutted cab and nose... (more)
Saturday was light engine day on the Shamokin Secondary. Each Saturday morning a light engine movement would begin in St. Nicholas, taking all the power there, usually five or six units, east. T... (more)
Reading & Northern SD-40-2 3057 on the "RGQA" part of the Saturday-Thursday job knows as the Reading Turn. Photo taken with permission.
Reading T-1 4-8-4s 2124 and 2100 perform a photo run along the Schuylkill River with an Iron Horse Ramble. These Rambles may have been the finest railfan excursions ever as the Reading went all ou... (more)
No. 425 is getting steam up for the passenger excursion from Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe, PA. The weather was cloudy and wet but 425 looked great wrapped in a steam blanket.
After arriving back in Port Clinton, SD40-2 3055 and SD50 5014 break down the passenger train and put the cars away while 425 headed back to the engine house. Here, 3055 slowly pulls forward to pu... (more)
It's not often you see... a steam engine used to move diesels around a yard. After returning from Pittston, SW-8M 803 and SD38 2000 were sitting on 425's usual center track at the engine ho... (more)
An excited fan (no, it was not me!) anxiously awaits Four-And-A-Quarter's departure from a rainy Port Clinton.
R&N 425 disguises herself as a cloud of steam on a rainy National Train Day.
While scouting for the next day's 425 trip, we passed this southbound near Molino. A quick U-turn and a quick trip down Route 61 netted this shot of the train entering Port Clinton.
After 10 years of sitting idle & 2 years of restoration, the 425 is making a final test run before returning to excursion service in June. View more of my photos at http://mst145.rrpicturearchive... (more)
Reading & Northern's 425 is being prepared for a test run to Hickory Run State Park.
Reading & Northern's 425 rumbles north just after leaving it's headquarters in Port Clinton, PA.