"Resume Speed": Engineman Shane Frederickson looks over his locomotive outside of the Outer Station in Reading, PA in preparation for one more departure to Port Clinton. Resuming speed f... (more)
"A Team of Two": Enginemen Ryan Bausher and Shane Frederickson are working hard as a team to keep Reading & Northern #425 rolling through the Dutch countryside of Berks county, Pennsylva... (more)
Steam outlines the supports of the turntable outside of the steam shops in Port Clinton, PA as R&N #425 returns to the high iron for another day hauling passengers through anthracite coal country.... (more)
A sprinkling of fall color on a nice afternoon can be seen in the former CNJ yard at Jim Thorpe, PA as R&N #425 heads back to the station to couple up to her train for the return trip back to Port... (more)
The switch lamps at the R&N headquarters in Port Clinton, PA help turn back the clock on this former Reading Railroad part of the R&N line. Here, former Gulf Mobile & Ohio pacific #425 has stopped... (more)
The headlight of R&N #425 emits the only illumination outside of the R&N's steam shops on a very, very early morning in Port Clinton, PA.
All hands on deck! R&N #425's crew is busy getting the former GM&O pacific ready for the afternoon run back to Port Clinton and the Outer Station in Reading, PA.
The pops are singing and R&N #425 has a clear stack as she assaults the grade on Hometown Hill. #425 in this picture is pulling the SD50 and all 13 cars behind her at about 10 mph. If you want a s... (more)
R&N #425 does its best 2-10-2 impression as she storms out of the Reading & Northern's Port Clinton Headquarter's and yards southbound for the Outer Station in Reading, Pennsylvania.
R&N #425's cylinder cocks emit steam as she eases her way onto the turntable in the early morning hours of October 13th, 2018.
R&N #425's headlight glints off the top of the rails outside of the steam shops of the Reading & Northern on a cold, rainy Fall morning.
R&N #425 in all her glory is ready for another day on the RBM&N.
"Magic": In some ways more than one there's something truly magical about a steam locomotive breaking the silence of a still and quiet morning. This case was no exception as R&N #425 eas... (more)
R&N #425 just about tears the railroad town of Tamaqua apart by her loud, crisp exhaust as she continues her way north on the first leg of a Fall Foliage special.
An early morning wake up call finds me outside of the Reading & Northern steam shops in Port Clinton, PA on October 13th, 2018. R&N #425 has just woken up from her slumber and with most of her 210... (more)