Two years after SEPTA discontinued passenger service to Reading, two passenger trains met at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Chapter NRHS sponsored a Phila... (more)
A Reading – Philadelphia round trip excursion to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad makes a brief stop at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
Reading T-1 4-8-4 2102 has reached the end on the “turkey trail” (Reading Belt Line), and is curving to cross the Schuylkill River and join the parallel main line at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. T... (more)
The 1988 NRHS convention featured two excursions with Nickel Plate 765 making forays from northern New Jersey into eastern Pennsylvania. The first, on July 24, 1988, ran down Conrail’s West Tren... (more)
The mist hasn’t yet burned off of the Schuylkill River valley as the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus train makes its westward journey through Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
The Ringling Brothers circus train rolls east on the former Reading main line at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
Stone train moving to NS interchange on former Reading Company W&N Branch
Birdsboro Steel’s 45-tonner stands outside the foundry and fabrication complex in Birdsboro, PA. Birdsboro steel had three steelmaking furnace complexes in its history. The third, located across... (more)
"Executive E's" 4020 and 4021 lead an eastbound Office Car Special through Birdsboro. In the extreme lower left is an ore train from Philadelphia that has just cleared the main line and ... (more)
Photographer- my Father- Guy Lisowski.
For the 150th anniversary of the Philadelphia & Reading railroad, George Hart lettered his former CPR 4-6-0 for the P&R and ran a series of trips in Septe... (more)
Bennett Levin's Pennsylvania Railroad E8's roll through Birdsboro, Pa, on their way home from Streamliners at Spencer
NS Illinois Terminal Heritage unit 1072 awaits its next stone train assignment at Dyers Quarry.
NS H48 with the CNJ Heritage unit servicing FM Browns.
HKGX 2002 and 2005 are seen here in Birdsboro,PA on a snowy afternoon backing in a cut of empty stone hoppers to their quarry located 3 miles south east of this location.