Westbound at Helmstetter's Curve. Pounding upgrade in the hills west of Cumberland, a Western Maryland Freight negotiates the iconic horseshoe curve that has assumed the name of the family ... (more)
Frostburg Arrival. After an hour-long struggle up the steep grades out of Cumberland, Western Maryland Consolidation #734 arrives at the station in Frostburg with a mixed freight.
Eastbound out of Cumberland. After nearly an hour's delay in downtown Cumberland, a Western Maryland Freight gets the high ball to continue their eastbound run.
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Killing time in Cumberland. The crew of a Western Maryland Freight shoots the breeze on a windy, chilly platform, as they await the passage of opposite-direction traffic, before proceeding ... (more)
Former Reading T-1 #2102 at Port Clinton. The big Northern seen here undergoing disassembly in the Port Clinton Engine House is none other than former Reading Company T-1 #2102. Originally... (more)
Former Reading T-1 #2102 at Port Clinton. The big Northern seen here on the Port Clinton Turntable is none other than former Reading Company T-1 #2102. Originally built in 1923 by the Bald... (more)
CP 1098 at Port Clinton. Here's a rear-quarter view of CP 1098, a Canadian Pacific 10-wheeler, which now sits in the RBMN Yard at Port Clinton, PA. Built by the Canadian Locomotive Company... (more)
CP 1098 at Port Clinton. CP 1098, a Canadian Pacific 10-wheeler, now sits in the RBMN Yard at Port Clinton, PA. Built by the Canadian Locomotive Company in 1913 for the Canadian Pacific Ra... (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)
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.
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern. The crew of a Reading Blue Mountain & Northern passenger train discusses the challenges of their upcoming run north, as they wait for their passengers to b... (more)
Switching at Jim Thorpe Station. After dropping her passenger consist just south of Jim Thorpe Station, the Reading & Northern 425 begins a set of switching moves that will reverse her trai... (more)
A Thoroughbred at a Full Gallop. The Reading & Northern 425 charges out of the rocky Tamaqua Tunnel on a frigid morning in February, leaving a plume of smoke and steam that will be pouring ... (more)
On the Table at Jim Thorpe. With the snow intensity starting to really pick up, the Reading & Northern 425 is turned on the Jim Thorpe Turntable. This structure is not motorized and is ess... (more)