Reading & Northern 425 rips through the beautiful northeastern Pennsylvania countryside at Marian Avenue in Hometown.
The 2102 passes the farm at Church Road on a beautiful fall afternoon.
Reading & Northern 425 climbs the final portion of the grade between Reading and Jim Thorpe at Milepost 108.
As part of the Reading & Northern Autumn Leaf Excursions the Rail Diesel Cars are used for the Pottsville to Jim Thorpe and return trips. Here RDC-3, EX Boston & Main 6305, Now RBMN 9166 leads th... (more)
Another day of Sun and the start of colored leaves for the passengers of the Fall Leaf excursion. Just a day after the very short 2102 excursion the F-9s pull it off without a hitch.
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It's pretty much a right of passage at this point to take a photo of a Reading and Northern train next to the old pickup truck in Hometown, PA. Here's this year's r... (more)
Reading 2102 puts on a fantastic display of steam and smoke as it crests Hometown Hill.
Reading 2102 works up the grade with a full plume of black smoke about to cover the road it will shortly pass under.
Cresting the grade south, Reading T1 #2102 races towards Church Road outside of Hometown, PA on September 3, 2022.
The ground shakes and the air fills with the sound of thunder as RBMN T1 #2102 and Pacific #425 makes a run for Hometown Hill on August 13, 2022 at mile marker 110.
The 2102 approaches the Church Road crossing in Hometown.
Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern excursion train OSJT is seen crossing the Hometown High Bridge. Leading is T-1 2102, originally a 2-8-0 built by Baldwin for the Reading Company before being rebu... (more)
On August 13, Reading & Northern operated a doubleheader steam consist that was led by recently restored 4-8–4 2102 and 4–6–2 425. The climb out of Nesquehoning produced an impressive plume... (more)
On August 13, Reading & Northern operated a doubleheader steam consist that was led by recently restored 4-8–4 2102 and 4–6–2 425. Putting on quite the smoke show as the train passed over Ho... (more)
Barely breaking a sweat, Reading T1 #2102 marches her excursion train up Hometown Hill on the former CNJ on the afternoon of July 2, 2022.