Three years after being severely damaged in a Kentucky roundhouse fire, former Reading 4-8-4 2101 is stuffed and mounted at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore.
Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad GE 70-Tonner yard switcher No. 50, "American Freedom Train" 4-8-4 No. 1 (former Reading Railroad No. 2101) manufactured by Baldwin Locomotive Works and C... (more)
The engineer of the American Freedom Train looks back for hand signals as he switches the train for display in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The 4-8-4 is near JU tower, and the train is being sp... (more)
On a rainy August morning, the American Freedom Train shuffles its cars to get ready for public display in Bethlehem, Pannsylvania.
A pair if impressionable young railfans look on in awe while the American Freedom Train’s ex-Reading T-1 4-8-4 positions its train for display at the former Jersey Central passenger statio... (more)
The American Freedom train travelled east on the former DL&W mainline on July 22, 1976, moving between exhibitions in Scranton, PA and Morristown, NJ. By the time the former Reading T-1 got to An... (more)
Ex-Reading T-1 No. 2101 is coming off the old PRR Northern Central Railway at CLY Tower, on its way to the New Cumberland Army Depot for display. The exhaust was absolutely deafening.
The American Freedom Train has just arrived in Bethlehem from New Brunswick, New Jersey. The crew is backing the train into its display location next to the former Jersey Central passenger station... (more)
There's a lot of work left to do, but Southern's steam crew will have Reading 2101 ready to lead the AFT in just a few weeks.
Reading 2101, disguised as American Freedom Train 1, works northward on the old Illinois Central Chicago - St. Louis mainline bound for Chicago and a engine swap with SP 4449. An old humpbacked f... (more)
American Freedom Train 4-8-4 #1 sits in the parking lot of the B&O Railroad Museum.
Reading T1 Northern #2101 is temprorarily transformed into American Freedom Train #1 to handle the tight clearances in the east. From July 23 to July 25 of 1976, she made her Morristown visit at t... (more)
Traveling to Saucon Creek Engine Terminal to be changed into Chessie Steam Special.
Bethlehem, Pa display on old CNJ main.