Laboring here in a relentless drizzle is about the biggest 0-6-0 that anyone could ever build, dwarfing the pacing pickup truck along Railroad Street.
The impressive CNJ 0-6-0 No. 113, panned crossing Beckville Road. The "6S46" on the side of the cab signifies its railroad classification- "6-wheeled Switcher, 46,000 pounds tracti... (more)
The West Hazleton Fast Freight drops downgrade at Haucks, where the Hazleton Line (former RDG Catawissa Branch) joins the Main Line to Reading.
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 5
Blue Mountain Reading & Northern engineer U33B is now on the east end of its train, and will begin switching International Paper in Mount Carmel... (more)
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 4
Blue Mountain Reading & Northern engineer Mike Bednar gooses his U33B as it pulls out of the siding and prepares to couple to the east end of it... (more)
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 3
After placing empty covered hoppers from the explosives plant on the main line, the RBM&N’s engineer has pulled his U33B into the siding, and th... (more)
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 2
The crew of Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern’s job out of Port Clinton, Pennsylvania is preparing to get its U33B to the other end of its train... (more)
Mount Carmel Junction Maneuvers – 1
On a brisk February morning, the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern’s job out of Port Clinton, Pennsylvania is literally around the bend from its... (more)
All in a Day’s Work
The Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern serves a small explosives manufacturing plant at Mount Carmel Junction, Pennsylvania. Since there is no runaround track ne... (more)
After slowing to make sure that no one is going to slide into the grade crossing, the engineer notches out Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern U33B 3301 as it works through the sleepy village of Loc... (more)
A mining locomotive rests deep under the ground of McDade Park in Scranton as part of the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour.
The Blue Mountain, Reading, and Northern local from Port Clinton to Mount Carmel Junction is approaching Gordon. The last two covered hoppers, bound for Mount Carmel Junction, have been dropped on... (more)
A Reading & Northern fan trip stops at "Nora" where R&N trackage ends and the Shamokin Valley Railroad begins.
A former Lehigh Valley U23B leads a pair of CF7s on a coal drag headed out of the yard at Hazleton, PA.