On Saturday November 30, 2013 two steam locomotives were under steam and operating on Santa trains in Minersville, PA.
Originally billed as double headers, CNJ 113 was forced to sit out the r... (more)
The 425 simmers patiently several minutes before the day's first train, as the crew of CNJ 113 finish some last minute tasks. The two would only doublehead for a round trip and a half, as the 113... (more)
A cold December day brought great smoke and steam effects to 425.
With the safety lifted and throttle open 425 takes her 8 car long train back to Minersville.
Reading and Northern's "Mountain Job" prepares to work at Universal Forest Products, in Gordon, while a light snowfall blankets the area. The #3057 and #5049 are holding on the main track, of the ... (more)
With the throttle wide open, and up to speed the 425 flys by, putting out a nice trail of black smoke.
After working hard for the first half of the trip, 425 slows down as she gets on to the ex-CNJ Nesquehoning Valley Branch, this hard working pacific is heading to Jim Thorpe with hundreds of passe... (more)
Engineer Chris Bost is at the helm of Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 #425 as it leads a Port Clinton to Jim Thorpe fall foliage passenger special along the former CNJ Nesquehoning Valley Branch at Nes... (more)
Turning on the ex-CNJ turntable.
425 makes a run to Nesquehoning where the local fire dept. tops her off with water for her return trip to Port Clinton
425 drifts downgrade passed Lake Hauto as she nears Jim Thorpe
425 drifts downgrade at Lake Drive, just east of Hometown