From Storage To Stardom. Former Norfolk Southern GP38-2 5359 (née-Conrail 8214, 7/1978) was just one of a large group of EMDs purchased by Reading & Northern Railroad sitting at Penobscot ... (more)
Reading and Northern's F9A 270 leads the return leg of the Pittston to Jim Thorpe inaugural excursion through Solomon's Gap in Mountain Top PA.
RBMN 3068 leads a NRFF over the Mountain after dark now with Summer fading and Fall now here the light is becoming hard to come by, so why not create your own! This photograph was taken at Solomon... (more)
RBMN 3051 leading the NRFF in golden hour over the grade at Solomon's Gap where the will begin the descent to Pittston, PA.
3051 being talked by White Haven due to signal outages had to drag the long NRFF at restricted speed from White Haven Signal to MP.148 signal where they were given an all clear and proceeded at tr... (more)
Reading & Northern 425 slowly departs Mountain Top with its 10 car train bound for Jim Thorpe.
RBMN 425 at Penobscot simmering in the night awaiting the outbound train the next day for Jim Thorpe.
The Blue Leader. As Reading & Northern continues to paint its fleet in its new schemes, it makes for a snapshot in time on the railroad during this phase of transition. On Thursday, Novembe... (more)
Signal Sunset. The best sun of the afternoon was at sunset on November 4, 2021 at Solomon's Gap, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania.
NRFF passes through Solomon's Gap as they head downgrade towards Pittston.
The northbound NRFF, with SD50-2 #5019 making its first revenue run after sitting on display around the system, passes the tower at Penobscot.
"Snoot at Penobscot"
The Reading & Northern NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) is seen poassing through Mountain Top at the location the railroad refers to as Penobscot.
A Reading & Northern freight heads North through the Pennsylvania mountains for their Pittston Transload in Pittston PA on a summer evening.