Having just been unveiled for a handful of employees and invited guests, Reading & Northern SD40-2 no. 1983 poses outside of the West Cressona paint and restoration shop. The 1983 is the second of... (more)
In what looks like a much more recent scene from the Reading & Northern, two of Conrail’s ex-Reading MP15’s spend the weekend in West Cressona, Pennsylvania.
The North Reading Roustabout, a turn job out of North Reading, takes a pause in West Cressona while traffic ahead clears up. The crew has a lengthy mixed train to yard before picking up the outbou... (more)
Here's a switch(er) - CNJ 0-6-0 #113 captured in a pace shot at 1/20th roaring through the town of West Cressona pulling a passenger special en route to Minersville, PA.
Switch engines have a prosaic life, shuffling cars from here to there, over and over. On rare occasions those powerful and very little wheels were called upon to step up and help out with the main... (more)
Saturday was light engine day on the Shamokin Secondary. Each Saturday morning a light engine movement would begin in St. Nicholas, taking all the power there, usually five or six units, east. T... (more)