A pair of Reading & Northern SD50s, with 5014 leading, power a Fall Foliage special as it makes its way to Jim Thorpe on ex-CNJ trackage. The cabooses on the left are privately owned.
425 ran a trip from Duryea,PA to Jim Thorpe,PA. This was 425's first public mainline trip since October of 2010. She couldn't have sounded or looked any better! Glad to have 425 back!
Making a triumphant return to service, the Reading and Northern's 4-6-2 pacific #425 blasts out of the Jim Thorpe yard with the last train of the day. 425 spent 2 days at the Steamtown Railfest, o... (more)
In honor of the "Four & a Quarter" moving again this week, here it is at one of it's previous excursions. I did it in black & white to see it without it's normal bright blue. Note how much air can... (more)
The 426, leads the 3 pm train back into Jim Thorpe, 426 will then run around the train and take the 4:30 train back up through the beautiful Leigh Gorge State Park, This oddball consist is made up... (more)
LGSRY 426 gets moving as it takes the 4:30 train out of the yard limit and gets moving up to track speed.
A cool fall afternoon in Jim Thorpe, PA finds northbound Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway departing for a quick trip through the Lehigh Gorge State Park behind specially painted Reading & Northern SD50... (more)
Reading & Northern SD38 #2000 leads a short local through the station area at Jim Thorpe enroute back to Tamaqua. The Lehigh Gorge Scenic tourist train has just departed on one of its many round t... (more)
The town of Jim Thorpe's Fall Festival Weekend is well underway as the Reading & Northern Fall Foliage Special from Port Clinton arrives at the depot. With the R&N's 4-6-2 #425 in the shop for on-... (more)
Pure CNJ. A display was set up with CNJ 1554, PS-2 Boxcar CNJ 23514 and NE style caboose CNJ 91507. All original CNJ equipment.
What year is it? Yes there is an SD-50 in this shot, its up track though.
Pulling into the station with lots of people watching.
An old box camera photo shows Jersey Central T-38 camelback 774 being turned at Jim Thorpe after servicing. John Dziobko has some nice color shots of this engine from 1954 on the website but none ... (more)
While waiting for R&N 425 to return a surprize visitor on a return trip comes blasting through our photo set up.
On a perfect fall day a Reading & Northern SD50 waits for the next load of passengers at the Depot.