The NB NRFF at East Mahanoy Jct with the special painted Fast Freight 5019 leading the way
NRFF By The Goal Posts. On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, the "Fast Freight" schemed SD50-2 5019 lead the Reading & Northern's North Reading Fast Freight, seen here passing the searchli... (more)
The NB NRFF with a former NS Admiral Cab SD40-2 along with 5018 trailing, pulls upgrade through the searchlight signals at East Mahanoy Jct.
Coming off the former RDG Catawissa Branch, Reading and Northern’s Fall Foliage F-unit excursion (Reading Outer Station to Jim Thorpe and return) is southbound on the return leg at East Mahanoy Jc... (more)
With three venerable SD40-2s out front, the North Reading Fast Freight works upgrade toward Haucks as it splits the MP 102 automatics in Barnesville.
Reading and Northern 425 works the grade after clearing High Bridge on the way back to Port Clinton.
With its characteristic emulation of the sound of a Boeing 737 at takeoff, the 425 nears the top of the grade out of Tamaqua, hammering the 140-pound jointed rails of the old Reading Railroad.
"Hauling the Mail" through the automatic signals at the 102, Knadler and Hartman make their way north on the Reading and Northern "NRFF" job. This job operates between North Re... (more)
Reading & Northern's RDC's ply through Barnesville, PA en route to Port Clinton, PA on a beautiful day in the Fall.
Reading & Northern's 4-6-2 No. 425 leads a Fall foliage special through East Mahanoy Junction, single handedly, bound for Jim Thorpe, PA. This is steam railroading as it was meant to be!
The 425 is nearing the summit with 14 cars and an assist from EMD, with the signal beckoning her toward Nesquehoning Junction. The branch to the left leads to Delano Junction.
An empty Crude Oil train fights upgrade at East Mahanoy Junction onto the M&S Branch. A late morning Port Clinton Extra crew picked this train up at North Reading Yard and is moving it north for t... (more)
With a beautiful blanket of snow covering the Anthracite Coal Region, the southbound "Mountain Job" descends the grade of the M&S Branch at Barnesville, PA. A short distance ahead lays t... (more)
With early November snow flurries falling along with the autumn leaves, the northbound Reading and Northern Office Car Special is seen just before arriving at East Mahanoy Jct.